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2018 Longevity Breakfast

Jawonio is incredibly proud of its amazing and dedicated staff and celebrated over 550 years of service of at its annual Longevity Breakfast last Friday morning. Staff were honored for working ten to thirty-five years at Jawonio. Everyone received a special gift, and those who celebrated 20 years or more of services were honored individually by their supervisor and also got to share their personal stories. Join us in congratulating each and every one of our honorees for their Longevity at Jawonio, making the world a better place and impacting the lives of people with special needs and their families. Jawonio is the seventh largest employer in Rockland County with 1,100 employees and has the lowest retention rate in its field in the region.

35 Years
Debra Taylor

30 Years
Julio Vargas

25 Years
Fong Chau La
Linda Fischer

20 Years
Danielle Lewis
Jean Louis-Juste
Stacey Kantrowitz
Millet LaPointe
Lieu Huynh
Angela Ferrara

15 Years
Nathalie Hecdivert
Max Tassy
Eslyn Carlos
Jean Lamothe
Michelle Mueller
Oswald Dubois
Stephen Pow
Marc Christos
Rian Jenkins

10 Years
Serge Polche
Beverly Chancy
Marie LeonardCharmaine McCaulley
Marlene Richiez
Jean Cheron
Lucille Kelly
Elissa Cohen
Williams Munoz
Zhaklina Lleshaj
Leah Moses
Josefina Pelayo-Lat

About us

We provide care for over 10,000 people with special needs each year.

Our mission

Jawonio is a registered 501c3 organization and the premier provider of lifespan services in the Hudson Valley of New York State for individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral health challenges, and chronic medical conditions. 

Jawonio is dedicated to advancing the independence, well-being, and equality of people with disabilities and special needs.