Jawonio In The News
CEO Randi Rios-Castro joins Pep Talk to discuss Brick It Again
CEO Randi Rios-Castro spoke with Ernie Anastos and Patricia Stark on WABC Radio “Pep Talk Podcast” about our new Brick it Again store.
March 22, 2023, Patch.com
'Lifesaving' Nonprofit To Open Lego Resale Store In Rockland
Jawonio has received grants to build a new behavioral health center for adult clients with mental health issues, CEO Randi Rios-Castro calls “a game-changer.”
March 09, 2023, Patch.com
Randi Rios-Castro and Budd Mishkin discuss early intervention services
Audit by Comptroller’s office show minority children in NY state aren’t getting the therapies they may need as fast as they should.
March 06, 2023, Audacy.com
Taking an in-depth view at the early intervention services that are at Jawonio
Tania Savayan speaks with Jawonio CEO Randi Rios-Castro as they take a look at the early intervention services at Jawonio.
March 02, 2023, Lohud.com
Doing Well And Doing Good: Jawonio Unveils Brand New $20M New City Campus
A brand new facility not only promises to help those with special needs, but offer a boost to the local economy as well.
July 25, 2022, Patch.com
Lifespan Services Provider Commits to Creating 230 New Jobs in Mid-Hudson Region
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of the $20 million Jawonio campus in New City, Rockland County.
July 22, 2022, Governor.NY.Gov
Impact of Disability Service Providers on the Mid-Hudson Economy
The Mid-Hudson region’s non-profit disability service providers support more than 33,000 full-time jobs and generate more than $2 billion in economic impact.
March 4, 2022, Empire Report NewYork.com
Randi Rios-Castro, CEO welcomes new NYS Chief Disability Officer
Jawonio applauds Gov. Hochul for establishing the office of Chief Disability Officer, and appointing Kimberly Hill. She ensures vulnerable groups have a voice.
February 14, 2022, Patch.com
Rockland Organization Celebrates 75th Anniversary
A New City group that helps people with special needs is celebrating 75 years. Since 1947, Jawonio has been helping children and adults reach their fullest potential.
February 14, 2022, WRCR.com
Medical Coding Employment Program Collaborative Launches
Rockland Jewish Family Service, Jawonio Inc., the State of New York’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and Westchester Medical Center are eager to provide an update on a recent collaboration program that is nearly four years in the making
February 2, 2022, WFMZ.com
Corporate Partner Philanthropy- Focused Wealth Management
Managing Director Philip J. DeAngelo announced that the firm has exceeded its decade-long goal of donating a million dollars to local charities. Focused Wealth Management and the DeAngelo family, have given a total of $1.1 million to charity
January 31, 2022, Business Wire.com
Hochul vetoes bill after pledging $240M boost for disability schools
Gov. Kathy Hochul said she plans to use her first state budget to boost funding to private schools that serve children with disabilities by $240 million. But, her declaration last week came as she vetoed similar legislation.
January 3, 2021, Yahoo.com
Hochul signs bills in support of people with developmental disabilities
Hochul signed a three bills designed to help people with developmental disabilities. “People with disabilities are a crucial part of our New York family and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.”
December 21, 2021, LoHUD.com
Jawonio Tops over $200,000 at 2nd Annual virtual gala
Jawonio, provider of special needs services including developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and chronic medical needs for children and adults has raised a record-breaking $202,000 dollars
December 5, 2021, Patch.com
Operation Santa Claus Donates $5000 dollars to Jawonio Yonkers
On November 24, Nick Spano, Honorary Chair, Operation Santa Claus, awarded record amounts of grants to assist developmentally disabled children and adults, totaling $50,000
December 3, 2021, Yonker Times.com
Rebrand Featured on WRCR Radio
As a local developmental disabilities service provider moves into its 75th year, the organization unveiled a rebrand to go along with their new facilities in New City
December 3, 2021, RocklandNews.com
Jawonio Launches New Logo, New Brand
Jawonio Unveils New Visual Identity That Underscores Their History, Leadership and Innovation As An Award-Winning Provider Of Disability and Mental Health Services
December 2, 2021, Patch.com
Jawonio Advocacy Appeals to Governor Hochul
Rihanna DeLaunay knows she could earn more at a different job. But she cared deeply for the people she helps as a direct support professional at Jawonio
November 3, 2021, LoHUD.com
Jawonio, Rockland's 6th largest employer , names new CEO
June 17, 2020, LoHUD.com
United Way Announces $1Million in Emergency Food and Shelter Grants
June 17, 2020, River Journal North
Maria Henriquez of Jawonio featured in Mother's day celebration.
May 7, 2020, LoHUD.com
Jawonio’s CEO Says Covid-19 Has Changed Business
May 18, 2020, Rockland Business Journal
In a Pandemic Remember Special Needs Caregivers
May 1, 2020, Patch.com
New City Demolition Makes way for Jawonio
March 7, 2019 – LoHUD.com
NY Group Homes Face Mounting Challenges From Coronavirus
April 15, 2020, WCBS Radio
Anthony Mundy: More than a Diagnosis of Downs Syndrome
March 21, 2019 – LoHUD.com
Minimum Wage Strains Workers Supporting Disabled New Yorkers
January 9, 2019 – LoHUD.com