Day Services

     Day Services

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.

WOW - Making Salad

WOW program participants making a healthy salad, March 2019

Spotlight on Virtual Learning During the Pandemic

Over the last seven months, we have been offering remote services to individuals enrolled in our day habilitation, pre-vocational, and without walls programs. The pandemic has highlighted both the possibilities and the challenges of online learning for everyone but more intimately the issues unique to our industry. Today I am proud of the work that the staff continues to do to bridge some of the gaps that have been created during this season. While it is not a one-size fits all solution it has allowed us to maintain connection and continue the vital work that we do. I am encouraged by the positive changes we have seen in those who engage in the remote sessions and grateful to the parents and caregivers who assist those who need increased supports daily. You are our heroes."

- Sara Trowers, M.A - Director of Day Services

Our exceptional Day Hab Staff into your homes each day by logging into our virtual learning sessions where they focus on facilitating discussions, provide feedback, and offer support. 

Deliver the lesson when we are not live by incorporating the weekly schedules that are sent into your inbox you can follow along and reinforce the daily activities. 

You are not alone as staff will guide you through the basic set-up for the remote sessions. If needed, remote learning supply kits will be delivered to your doorstep with contactless delivery. 

Our goal is to maximize the day with interactive and engaging sessions. At this time four hours give us a full day and two give us a half-day. Sessions are scheduled so there is a break for lunch.

Person-centered activities are paramount so you have the option to drop into other sessions even if you are not in that specific program. You can personalize your day and meet new peers and instructors.

Fun, engaging sessions include a variety of educational and civic lessons, music, art, trivia, and exercise. We travel all over the world from the comfort of your home.

Learning as we go helps us to fine-tune our process. We have a robust self-advocacy meeting every Friday that allows you to discuss your thoughts about how programming, politics, and anything that impacts you. 

Locations

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 x2268
Email: carol.king@jawonio.org

Team Leader (PACE and Seniors) :

Barbara Corrente x2273

Team Leader - (WOW/Sunrise Court):

Matthew Rivera 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 x2268

Program Supervisor:

Alana Rao x1265

Program Hours:

Monday to 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 x2268

Program Supervisor:

Jazmin Garcia

Program Hours:

Monday to 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 to Friday 9AM - 3PM

Respite Hours:

Monday and Thursday 3PM - 6PM

Program Descriptions

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

 

Interim Guidance Regarding the Reopening of Day Services Certified by NYS OPWDD

Click Below to View the Full Reopening Plans.

For more information contact:

Shedricka Edwards
914.963.8666 | x8311 Westechester
shedricka.edwards@jawonio.org

Carol King
Associate Director
845-708-2000| x2268 Rockland

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

About us

We provide care for thousands of children and adults 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.