Happy Holidays Letter from CFS Advocates

Dear Friend, This is your CFS Family reaching out to you from New Jersey and New York to wish you well. We are sending you blossoms of air kisses and hugs every morning and every night. We want you to know that we are thinking of you. Hope surrounds you. Although this...

Tips for a SAFE Holiday Celebration

Tips for a SAFE Holiday Celebration: BRING & WEAR YOUR MASK SOCIAL DISTANCE FROM ANYONE NOT FROM YOUR HOUSEHOLD WASH YOUR HANDS FOR 20 SECONDS BEFORE YOU HANDLE FOOD HAVE YOUR HAND SANITIZER HANDY & USE FREQUENTLY AVOID CONTACT WITH ANYONE SICK AVOID TOUCHING...

One Autumn Day by the CFS Poetry Club

One Autumn Day One fall morning foliage seen Nature walk part of my life Family land important to me Smelling the brisk morning air Loved ones near by thankful for us Fall is near with leaves crackling Pumpkin spice and sweet potatoes Colorful scenes before...

Celebrating Your Vote 2020

Congratulations Theresa, Vote 2020 A Poem by the CFS Poetry Club: VOTING… WE DID IT!! For your voice to be heard you must register Feeling confident to make a change. Showing proof of who you are Sign your name on the line. Choosing a party to help you decide...

Halloween 2020: Safe, Fun, and Fab-BOO-lous

A Saturday Halloween celebration, will be like no other! Whether you’re planning a Quarantine-o-ween or the more traditional trick or treat, let’s talk about how to do it safely! Here are some tips to keep the tradition alive while keeping your distance. Trick or...

New York Voting Information

Absentee ballot online: https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/ • DEADLINE: Friday, October 27, 2020 Early Voting: • October 24 – November 1 • Find early polling location and hours: www.ny.gov/earlyvoting Election Day: • November 3, 2020 – 6AM – 9PM • Find polling...

Important Voting Information from SANYS

Dear Agencies and Supporters of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, This year is a big year for voting, and we want to make sure that the people you serve get the opportunity and support they might need to cast their vote. Together with Disability...

Advocacy Group Pen Pal Gratitude Letter

The Advocacy Group has begun a Pen Pal Gratitude activity, Staff of the Center For Family Support were overwhelmingly nominated to receive our 2nd letter of good vibes and gratitude. Each Advocate in their own words composed this letter. Johnny – Thank you to...

Upside Down – A Poem By Melissa Hanna

“Upside down” By Melissa Hanna Our world changed in the blink of an eye What was once okay will no longer fly. Emotions all over the place Confined to such a small space. Worry, fear and shock Spread fast across the block. What once divided us No longer makes a fuss....

Voting Rights for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (also known as “The Motor Voter Act”) made it easier for all Americans, regardless of ability, to exercise their fundamental right to vote. The Motor Voter Act requires all offices of State-funded programs that are primarily...

We Need Your Opinion – Take the Survey

The Center for Family Support (CFS) is currently conducting an Innovative Virtual Supports Survey and requests your help. The Survey was designed to gauge your support and participation in CFS’ Virtual Supports (Zoom) workshops, groups and activities, so we can...
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