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Then One Day… Brian Asks Albany to #bFair2DirectCare

Recently Brian, a resident in one of our homes, and his Direct Support Professional, Bobby, traveled to Albany to meet with legislators and learn more about the #bFair2DirectCare campaign. It was a truly enlightening and inspiring trip for them both. This trip provided Brian and Bobby with an opportunity to gain perspective on the current financial situation at the state level … Continue reading Then One Day… Brian Asks Albany to #bFair2DirectCare

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2017 Essay Contest

We invite you to participate in the 2017 Life’s WORC and The Family Center for Autism essay contest, with appreciation to  The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation  and the  Queens Courier . All ninth through twelfth grade students currently enrolled at a public or private school in Queens, Nassau or Suffolk Counties are eligible to participate. This year’s essay question is: Why do autistic and developmentally disabled people become … Continue reading 2017 Essay Contest

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Thank You to our Generous Supporters

Life’s WORC and The Family Center for Autism would like to recognize the hard work and generosity of our major donors over the last few months. During the last quarter of 2016, two of our supporters truly went above and beyond. Our Charity Champions: Joel Levine and Mario Dell’Aera Jr. Joel Levine, along with his wife Debbie and their three … Continue reading Thank You to our Generous Supporters

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Then One Day… Residents Walk for the First Time

Some residents in Life’s WORC’s many homes throughout Manhattan, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties have physical challenges that ordinarily would keep them wheelchair-bound, unable to walk on their own. Through our person-centered approach, we strive to help all residents achieve their personal goals and live the most rewarding life possible. It is through the hard work of our staff and … Continue reading Then One Day… Residents Walk for the First Time

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Winter Programs Update

Recently, participants in our Day Habilitation program spent the day learning the proper techniques to perform CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver on children and adults, and we are proud to announce that they are all now CPR Certified. Congratulations!

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Fall/Winter News from Life’s WORC

Read all about what’s been going on here at Life’s WORC, from awards we’ve won to celebrations we have had, as well as professional development events and news from our programs, in our Newsletter:   The WORCing News   Be sure to contact us to subscribe today!

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Looking Back on 2016

It’s been quite a year for everyone at Life’s WORC! We have grown as an organization, expanded our services and offerings, hosted some fantastic events and won a number of incredible awards. Here’s a look back at some of the highlights.   CQL Accreditation: This was one of our biggest honors in 2016. This four year Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL, The Council on … Continue reading Looking Back on 2016

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Then One Day… Furry Friends Make a Difference

Every Saturday morning the Lindenhurst residence participates in a program at the DogAbility Center in Hicksville, a facility that offers people of all ages and all abilities the opportunity to interact with trained therapy dogs. These sessions promote socialization, independence and entertainment. No matter what is going on in the lives of our residents, these furry friends never fail to bring a … Continue reading Then One Day… Furry Friends Make a Difference

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Life’s WORC is Proud to Offer Support Broker Services

Life’s WORC is pleased introduce our new Support Broker Services. A Support Broker helps a person exercise as much choice and control over their life as possible. The Support Broker guides someone through initiation of a self-directed budget and provides ongoing support. The Support Broker works with a person who self-directs to: Build their Circle of Support team Plan a budget for … Continue reading Life’s WORC is Proud to Offer Support Broker Services

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Then One Day… Taylor Passed the Test

As part of our person-centered approach at Life’s WORC, we strive to not only meet the clinical needs of the people we support, but to help them accomplish their personal goals as well. One such person is Taylor, who for at least three years had been interested in getting her learner’s permit so she can one day learn to drive. … Continue reading Then One Day… Taylor Passed the Test

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