PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

GROUP DAY HABILITATION AND VOCATIONAL SERVICES

Group Day Hab Locations:

Bronx: 
West Farms Center
1880 Bryant Ave, Bronx, NY 10460
Contact: Kwadwo Ofori, Director of Day Services (kofori@cpofnys.org)
Phone: 718-665-6414
 
Brooklyn:
Linda Buch Gherardi Center
921 East New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY, 11203

Contact: Claudette Perkins, Administrator of Day Services (cperkins@cpofnys.org)
Phone: 718-778-8587
 
Carmen Aquilone Day Center
842 A Lefferts Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203

Contact: Leandre Constantine, Director of Day Services (lconstantine@cpofnys.org)
Phone: 718-408-5180

Hudson Valley:
Mount Ebo Day Program
15 Mt. Ebo Road South
Brewster, NY 10509

Contacts: Mary McNamara, Director of Day Services (mmcnamara@cpofnys.org); Josephine Foley, Sr. Assistant Director of Day Services (jfoley@cpofnys.org); Michele Rodriguez (mrodriguez@cpofnys.org);
Phone: 845-878-9078
 
Queens:
Long Island City Day program
36-40 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

Contact: Leandre Constantine, Director of Day Services (lconstantine@cpofnys.org)
Phone: 718-215-2183
 
Staten Island:
Cora Hoffman Center Day Program
2324 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY 10303

Contact: Marleen Whitman, Administrator of Day Services (mwhitman@cpofnys.org)
Phone: 718-447-8205
 
Group Supplemental Day Habilitation with Walls

Our supplemental Day Habilitation program provides recreational and social opportunities for people diagnosed with developmental disabilities after 3 PM ( Monday to Friday). Agency transportation is provided to all individuals who attend this program.
Contact: Kwadwo Ofori, Director of Day Services (kofori@cpofnys.org)

 

Vocational Services
 
Constructive Partnerships Unlimited offers variety of community based vocational programs aiming to support people at obtaining and maintaining employment in an integrated setting. We serve individuals from all 5 boroughs of NYC. Through our vocational programs we provide paid and voluntary employment opportunities to individuals in fully integrated community based settings. Our vocational programs focus on Job counseling, Job search, Placement support, Job coaching and assistance with job retention. For More information on vocational programs contact: Marcia Lewis , Director of Metro Options, mlewis@cpofnys.org

Vocational Services (Metro Options for Independence)
Group Day Habilitation without Walls and Community Prevocational services


Day Habilitation without Walls and Community Prevocational services are fully community based person centered programs utilizing multiple volunteer sites in NYC area to provide our people with meaningful and productive activities. The voluntary sites are located all over NYC and the sites are allocated based on each person’s vocational interest. Individuals best suited for this program are capable of using Access A Ride or public transportation to commute to the volunteer site. Limited agency transportation is available for this program. 

Our Voluntary Partners include:

The James J. Peters VA Medical Center
The Plaza
Part of the Solution (POTS)
Aguillar library 
Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital 
Metropolitan Hospital
Holy Episcopal Soup Kitchen
Jamaica Services Program for Older Adults
Restore (Habitat for Humanity)
Brownsville Recreation Center

Pathway to Employment

Pathway to Employment is a person centered career/vocational employment planning and support service which typically lasts for a year.  The program assesses whether individuals are ready for paid employment through a series of interviews, observations and internship opportunities. A career plan is prepared and a job discovery report is generated at the end of this service. 
 
Employment Training Program (ETP)
 
Employment Training Program (ETP) offers the individual the opportunity to participate in a paid internship. The individual will be hired as an intern at a business in the community and the wages will be paid by the ETP program during the internship. Intensive job coaching is provided to equip the individual with the necessary skills needed to retain employment.
 
Supported Employment (SEMP)

Supported Employment (SEMP) provides ongoing support for individuals to obtain and maintain competitive employment. Job coaches assist the individual with job search, interviews, and 1:1 job coaching. SEMP services are supported by ACCES-VR funding or by NYS OPWDD.
 
ACCES-VR services

ACCES-VR (Under NYS DOE) programs assists individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living through training, education, rehabilitation, and career development. CP Unlimited provides A-VR services as part of its Core Rehabilitation Services -2 contract. Our highly trained and dedicated staff provide our individuals on a variety of vocational goals including Job counseling, Job Search, Job placement, Job coaching, Job retention and stabilization. 

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Constructive Partnerships Unlimited (Formerly Cerebral Palsy Association of New York State)

40 Rector Street, 15th Floor New York, NY 10006

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