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The Healing Magic of Music

The Healing Magic of Music

Who doesn’t love music? But what about the power of making music…together? CFS’ The Magic of Music program is convening in person for six special weeks to jam together and come up with a CFS theme song! Since the pandemic began, CFS has been hosting a Magic of Music...

Jack Turns 40! The Best Birthday… Yet!

Jack Turns 40! The Best Birthday… Yet!

Jack recently turned 40 – a big event for all of us. He’s one of our advocates living at Cary Avenue, one of CFS’ Residences in Staten Island. Tamara is the CFS Residence Manager where Jack lives and has been working with Jack since 2017. When Tamara realized Jack’s...

Congratulations to Filmmaker Oscar Segal!

Congratulations to Filmmaker Oscar Segal!

Throughout the year, Oscar was able to apply to many film festivals with his short film, The Oscar Show. The Oscar Show is based on a YouTube show that Oscar began during the height of the pandemic and has continued with Oscar interviewing people who are important to...

Covid Won’t Stop Elisanta from Graduating

Elisanta Medina Has Always Aspired to Further Her Education While the last couple of years has closed doors for many, Elisanta Medina, CFS Community Habilitation and ISS Service Recipient, has taken this time to build upon a dream. Prior to the pandemic, Elisanta was...

Persevering Together

Here's a glimpse into the relationships between the individuals with disabilities that The Center for Family Support serves, and our staff, how they - together - have been persevering and continue to do so.