HCBS Rockland

Psychosocial Rehabilitation
• Help restore an individual to fullest possible functional level
• Enhance interpersonal skills, coping strategies, community integration
• May be provided individually or in group
• Prepares an individual for vocational services, if desired

Habilitation Services
• Provides an individual with new skills necessary for community living
• Skills may include communication, self-care, socialization, use of community resources
• Services are provided one to one
• Delivered in the home or local community settings

Family Support and Training
• Assists the individual’s circle of support provide assistance in achieving recovery goals
• Strategies for assistance are developed collaboratively with all members of the person’s “family”
• Provides information designed to help the individual’s support network maximize his or her access to additional supports
• May be provided to one family or a group of families

Empowerment Services – Peer Supports
• All services are delivered by peers with lived experience
• Will frequently focus on engagement and bridging access to community services
• Peer will assist in the development of a Wellness Recovery Action Plan and psychiatric advance directives, if desired.

HCBS Rockland and Westchester Counties

Education Supports
• Provides supports in a variety of educational settings
• Instructs/supports study techniques, time management
• Explores various educational opportunities with the candidate
• Assists with admissions, registration, financial aid, and ACCES-VR applications


• Soft Skill development of work concepts and work readiness
• Supports activities in the community related to work/life skills
• Develops & supports work experiences through volunteer and other career development options.


Intensive Supported Employment
• Job development and job search activities
• Job related discovery & assessment
• Individualized Placement & Support Services (IPS) for rapid job placement
• Soft skills training & systematic instruction on job tasks


Ongoing Supported Employment
• Provides supports on and off the work site
• Is a liaison for the employee with the employer
• Resolve work related issues and retrains as needed for changing job tasks

For more information regarding the above, please contact:

Paul Lovejoy, LCSW-R
Director, Behavioral Health Services
845-708-2000 x2348

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.