NY Services

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.

NJ Services

In New Jersey, we operate eighteen group homes including supervised apartment living. We also have three day habilitation programs, one specifically for autistic individuals.

About Us

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.

Careers

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

Spotlight on Success

With what has seemed like endless winter, a ray of sunshine and a mild day brings thoughts of all those activities we live for: long walks, sitting on the deck, picnics. And perhaps a new friendship, or even romance.

Six years ago, Boyd of Brooklyn and Alexis of Jamaica, Queens, had those same spring thoughts as they eagerly awaited the annual picnic sponsored by The Center for Family Support, an organization the assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. They knew there would be great food, fun games, lively entertainment and the chance to socialize with other adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to meet their family members. What they didn’t know was that they would meet each other, and begin a friendship that would continue to grow.

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News You Can Use

What Is an Intellectual Disability?

Specialists characterize intellectual disabilities by limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior. Doctors can identify this at a young age, as the symptoms generally show before turning 18 years old. The three main forms of adaptive functioning to...

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Career Week 2018

The Center for Family Support will be conducting a week long hiring of all Direct Support Professionals, Residence Managers and Registered Nurses. Qualified candidates will be interviewed on the spot for vacant positions. Direct Support Professionals: Community...

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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.

Employee of the Month

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Upcoming Events

  1. Parade and Street Fair

    June 16 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Strong Island Voices July 2018

    July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Strong Island Voices September 2018

    September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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