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How Are You Celebrating the Fall?

How Are You Celebrating the Fall?

We want to see how you celebrate the Fall!! Are you pumpkin carving? Going apple picking? Will you dress up for Halloween? We want to know! Submit all your Fall photos to InnovativeTeam@cfsny.org for a chance to be on our website! Deadline for photos - November...

Striking Power: CFS’s First Bowling League!

We are proud to present CFS STRIKING POWER. Striking Power is the first ever CFS bowling league! In Spring 2021, the CFS board of directors approved grant funding that enabled the Staten Island residences to pioneer a bowling league. This was a wonderful way to safely...

Development Director (Part-Time)

The Center for Family Support (CFS) mission is to provide support and assistance to individuals with developmental and related disabilities. We are the first agency in New York to achieve the Council on Quality and Leadership Certification (CQL).  By achieving this...

In memoriam: William “Bill” Ciliento

On July 24, 2021, we lost someone very special at The Center for Family Support: William "Bill" Ciliento, whom we were proud to provide with community habilitation services in Long Island. Bill leaves an indelible impact on all of us, especially his main staff person...

Laughing Meditation

Laughing has a lot of benefits. Tamiko Hill, DSP who facilitates “Laughing Meditation”, was inspired by the science of simply laughing. Laughter is known to increase both mental and physical health. Laughter releases endorphins in your brain which puts you in a better...

Why Juneteenth Matters

Here at CFS, we are proud to recognize Juneteenth as a national holiday. Our CEO, Steven Vernikoff noted the importance of this day, and our book club has put together a presentation so we can all learn how to celebrate, why to celebrate, and how to help with such an...

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