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
And the Survey Says…
Spotlight on Success
Steven Vernikoff Celebrates 25 Years
2018 marks 25 years that Steven Vernikoff has served as Executive Director of The Center for Family Support (CFS).
We had the opportunity to speak with Steve recently to discuss his tenure as Executive Director and the great growth of the organization during that time.
News You Can Use
On Thursday May 16th, The Center for Family Support Foundation held its 2nd Annual Fundraising Dinner at the New York Athletic Club, honoring Mutual of America. Over 150 guests enjoyed a wonderful evening while raising money to support the programs and services of...read more
Watch this video about service recipients Jackie Garcia and her Mother Veronica Martinez who get to enjoy their special relationship every day thanks in part to assistance from the Center for Family Support. We are proud to be a part of their lives. Click here to...read more
Children with autism can lead happy and fulfilled lives when they have people helping them and teaching them proper life skills along the way. As children become older, it’s important to begin teaching these children how to take care of themselves, essential life...read more
The Center for Family Support DBT Group had a blast at Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. After a mini lecture on abstract art and artists they made their own abstract pieces! The group then made their way to lunch at Olive Garden in Harlem. Below are a few...read more
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.
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