CEO Newsletter: Spring 2024

CEO Newsletter, Spring 2024 So Much Good Happens Here Inspiring Others Randi Rios-Castro, CEO Hello Spring! We welcome the new season of renewal and reawakening along with the positive energy at Jawonio in both Rockland and Westchester that continues to blossom and grow. The energy begins with our staff who are the center of our…

Occupational Therapy Month

April is Occupational Therapy Month In recognition of Occupational Therapy Month, we are delighted to welcome and get to know Darven Francois, one of our newest occupational therapists in our Article 16 clinic. He is Rockland County born and raised and is proud to share a glimpse into his life and work. “Jawonio is a…

Employee Spotlight Christine Curley

JAWONIO EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR: Christine CurleyTeam Leader, Day Habilitation ProgramRecreation Coordinator “What makes Christine’s contribution truly exceptional is her commitment to the well-being and happiness of the individuals supported by Jawonio. In a time marked by isolation and uncertainty, she has provided a standing weekly program that not only fosters social engagement but also…

Employee Spotlight Jamila Grampus

Employee Spotlight: Jamila Grampus-Astwood During the month of March, we celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. This week, we shine the spotlight on Jamila Grampus-Astwood, Coordinator, Vocational and Placement Services in Community Employment Services. According to Stacey Kantrowitz, Director of CES, “Jamila exemplifies the qualities of a natural and dedicated servant leader, consistently positioning herself to…

Program Spotlight Cleaning Company

“I enjoy working as a team with my cleaning staff and knowing that I have made a difference that day whether it’s big or small.” Gary Rao, Associate Director, Jawonio Cleaning Company Program Spotlight: Commercial Cleaning Company https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALtu71D8FVo Did you know that Jawonio has a cleaning company? Well if you didn’t then let’s learn about…