In New York, we operate twenty-two group homes including supervised apartment living. In addition, we provide in-home services to families and case management support.
In New Jersey, we operate eighteen group homes including supervised apartment living. We also have three day habilitation programs, one specifically for autistic individuals.
CFS is a not-for-profit human service agency that provides individualized support services and programs for individuals living with developmental disabilities and the families that support them.
Our agency is among the premiere employers in the New York and New Jersey areas. CFSNY offers an opportunity to work in a stimulating, rewarding and diverse environment.
Our Mission Statement
The Center for Family Support is committed to providing support and assistance to individuals with developmental and related disabilities, and to the family members who care for them.
To achieve our mission, we strive to:
- Support individuals to live the lives they want
- Respect diversity, individual choice and overall family needs
- Provide families with the support they need at all stages of life
- Involve individuals in their communities
- Deliver excellent, individualized support to all
News You Can Use
At the Center for Family Support, we’re honored to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with our staff and participants! We are lucky to have so many cultures represented at CFS. It truly makes all our lives richer having people with backgrounds from all over...
Early in the pandemic several individuals that CFS supports joined up to form the CFS Poetry Club. Every other week for two years, the Club has met on Zoom with CFS staff from the Innovative Planning Department to share their creative work, collaborate with one...
In the summer of 2021, more than a year into COVID, everyone in New York was ready to get out of their houses and explore their communities again. It was then that Kevin, who has been receiving support from The Center for Family Support for many years, started walking...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We encourage everyone to show their support by attending one of American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks! New York Walks Long Island- Jones Beach- Oct. 16th Queens- Flushing Meadows Corona Park-...
A Day in the Life of a Service Recipient
For individuals with developmental disabilities and the families that care for them, trying to find services to help them overcome their unique challenges can be difficult. Big changes start with simple things, like employment. Here’s the story of one of our service recipients, the story of one women who enjoys the simple satisfaction going to work every day, making a contribution, and living more independently. Meet Maryanne.