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Welcome to Day Services - Adult Learning , Volunteering & Community Connections

Jawonio is a registered 501c3 organization and the premiere 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 special needs. As we innovate and grow, we keep one thing at the forefront of all we do, and that is what is best for the people we support - what is best for you.

Program Snapshots:

*  Arts
*  Volunteering
*  College Classes
*  Advocacy
*  Without Walls (WOW)
*  Prevocational Work Programs
*  Respite

Day Programs are available in New City, Nyack, New Hempstead and Westchester. Persons served must be age 18 or older to apply.
Click here to see our locations.

*  OPWDD eligibility
*  HCBS Waiver (if living with family)
*  Transportation is provided

Services and Supports:

Prevocational Services
Available in Rockland* and Westchester.


After The Day Respite Services

Available in New Hempstead* and Westchester.

*   OPWDD eligibility
*   HCBS Waiver (if living with family)
*   Transportation is not provided.


Without Walls (WOW) Services

Available in New Hempstead and Westchester.

*   OPWDD eligibility
*   HCBS Waiver (if living with family)
*   Transportation is provided.

Eligibility for these services is determined by the NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities through the Front Door process. Click here to see our locations.

 

WOW - Making Salad

WOW Participants making fresh salad for lunch

CP State Jawonio TECH

775 N. Main Street
New Hempstead, NY 10977
T: 845.708.2000
F: 845.639.3600
TTY: 845.639.3521

Associate Director - Carol King x2668
Email: carol.king@jawonio.org

Team Leader - (PACE and Seniors) Barbara Corrente x2267
Team Leader - (WOW/Sunrise Court) Elisa McGuire x1390

Program Hours - Monday through Friday 9AM - 3PM
Respite Hours - Monday and Wednesday 3PM - 6PM

CP State Jawonio - New City Day Habilitation

260 N. Little Tor Road
New City, NY 10956
T: 845.708.2000
F: 845.634.7731

Associate Director: Carol King x2668
Program Supervisor: Alana Rao x1265
Program Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM - 3PM

CP State Jawonio - Nyack

53 Hudson Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
T: 845.535.3198
F: 845.535.3199

Associate Director: Carol King 845.708.2000 x2668
Program Supervisor: Jazmin Garcia
Program Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM - 3PM

CP State Jawonio Westchester

176 S. Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
T: 914.963.8666
TTY: 914.968.0246

Program Director - Shedricka Edwards x8311, shedricka.edwards@jawonio.org
Team Leader - Tamara Salmon x8332
Team Leader - Shana Yee x8344

Program Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM - 3PM
Respite Hours: Monday and Thursday 3PM - 6PM

New City Day Services

Offers people with developmental disabilities a person-centered day program which facilitates life skills through the community and center-based activities combined with part-time pre-vocational/work program in contract and other “mini-business” activities.

 

Nyack Studio Arts

An innovative and specialized community-based arts program that utilizes the arts as the modality for young adults with I/DD to continue their education, explore the world and learn to become responsible and contributing members of society.  Serves young adults ages 18-29 years.

 

Day Habilitation Without Walls

Using the community as its classroom, small groups (up to 4) participants with I/DD engage in planned activities in the community all day such as volunteer work, attending classes at various colleges. Some individuals also engage in part-time supported employment and/or internships in the Rockland community.

 

PACE

Positive Adult Community Experience: A specialized program designed for people with multiple disabilities. The program offers complete support for all ADL needs and focuses in on community inclusion. Daily activities include computer workshops, budgeting, horticulture, music and pet therapies, volunteer work and academic supports.

Designed to provide a safe and trusting environment where individuals can build day-to-day coping skills, as well as new skills in order to become more confident and productive in their home, program and community settings. PACE is also the home of the STARS Group.


Seniors Program

Program for seniors ages 50-90 years which ensures an environment of respect, trust and support for older persons who are given opportunities in exercising choice, self-determination and independence.


Sunrise Court

A sensory based program for adults with complex physical and medical needs that significantly impair their ability to perform activities of daily living.

Westchester Day Services

Offers people with developmental disabilities a person-centered full or part-time day program which facilitates life skills through the community and center-based activities. Services may be combined with part-time supported employment, volunteer work, "without walls" options and/or pre-vocational services.


Without Walls (WOW) Westchester

Using the community as its classroom, small groups (up to 4) participants with I/DD engage in planned activities in the community all day such as volunteer work, attending classes at various colleges and some engage in part-time supported employment and/or internships in the Rockland community.


Westchester "After the Day" Respite Services

"After the Day" Respite services provide a strong focus on learning community life, wellness activities, and developing independence in the community. Offered two afternoons per week and transportation home is provided.


Prevocational/Work Program

Offers people with developmental disabilities a part-time person-centered day program which facilitates life skills through the community and center-based activities combined with part-time pre-vocational/work program in contract and other “mini-business” activities including the operation of the Yonkers Thrift Shop.

Westchester Contact
Shedricka Edwards
914.963.8666 x8311
shedricka.edwards@jawonio.org

 

Sara Trowers
Director of Day Services
(845) 708-2000 x2339 | x8313 Yonkers
sara.trowers@jawonio.org

Westchester Day Services - Group Photo

Celebrating Black History Month, February 2019

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.