The Premiere Provider of Lifespan Services

We care for thousands of people with special needs each year.

who we are

What does Jawonio Mean

Jawonio is an indigenous word that means “Independence”. We help children and adults reach their fullest personal potential and support them to be as independent as possible, beginning at a very early age.

what we do

Jawonio: Mission & Vision

Located in the Mid-Hudson Region of New York, Jawonio supports children, adults, and families with intellectual/developmental disabilities, behavioral health challenges, and chronic medical needs.

Our Core Values

Honesty & Integrity

We communicate in an open and ethical manner.

Compassion & Respect

We are dedicated to the dignity and value of all people.

Positive Attitude

We bring a positive attitude to work each day and create a positive environment.


We respect all diversity and encourage collaboration.