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Another Amazing Monday Night Party
On Monday, November 6, guests, athletes and volunteers came together for the 7th Annual Monday Night Party at the Engineers Club in Roslyn Harbor. More than 300 people enjoyed cocktails, food and fun, along with a chance to meet New York Giants Jason Pierre Paul, Olivier Vernon, Landon Collins, Jay Bromley, Brandon Marshall and Damon Harrison. Over $150,000 was raised … Continue reading Another Amazing Monday Night PartyLearn More
Fall Day Hab Updates
As usual, we had a busy fall across our Day Habilitation programs. Here are some of the highlights! Old Bethpage Participants form our Old Bethpage day hab attended and completed their CPR certifications. Congratulations to all! In addition, Katie, also part of the Old Bethpage Day Hab program, recently participated in an Arts Expression Show which is being … Continue reading Fall Day Hab UpdatesLearn More
Make a Difference this Holiday Season
This holiday season, we invite you to help make the holidays special for the people we support. When you make a Holiday Gift to Life’s WORC or The Family Center for Autism, your donation makes the Holiday Season more joyous for the people in our homes and programs. It is because of the generosity of people like you that we … Continue reading Make a Difference this Holiday SeasonLearn More
Medicaid Service Coordination transition Q&A
As you may be aware, beginning in 2018 the Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC) program throughout New York State will transition to a Care Coordination Organization Health Home (CCO/HH) model. The details of the transition process can be a bit confusing, and OPWDD is still developing resources to better inform and educate the public. In the meantime, COPA, the Coalition of … Continue reading Medicaid Service Coordination transition Q&ALearn More
Champions for Charity 2017
Join us in celebrating Champions for Charity at Americana Manhasset and Wheatley Plaza! Kick off the holiday season by shopping with us, and a portion of the proceeds will directly benefit Life’s WORC! Thursday, November 30 – Sunday, December 3 25% OF YOUR DESIGNATED PURCHASES WILL BE DONATED TO LIFE’S WORC! HOLIDAY SHOPPING BENEFIT Help support Life’s WORC by doing your … Continue reading Champions for Charity 2017Learn More
Donor Spotlight – Paul Conroy Foundation
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 the Paul Conroy Foundation held its 17th Annual Golf Outing at Lido Beach Country Club. This fundraising event, sponsored by the Conroy family, is their way of giving back to the community, in memory of their brother Paul. The Paul Conroy Foundation was established to support a variety of charitable causes. The foundation is named … Continue reading Donor Spotlight – Paul Conroy FoundationLearn More
We Won – Again!
It has been a very exciting year at Life’s WORC, and we are thrilled to announce that our efforts have been recognized once again! We have been voted one of the Best Places to work in THREE areas! 2017 Best Companies to Work For – Long Island, SHRM 2016 & 2009 Best Companies to Work For – New York … Continue reading We Won – Again!Learn More
Home Sweet Home
From 2000 through early 2015, the number of people in our residential program held steady, with 36 homes supporting 227 individuals. But in summer of 2015 Life’s WORC was approved to participate in a change of auspice, assuming the responsibility for a State Operated small residential apartment building, located in the community of East Harlem, NY. This building provides for … Continue reading Home Sweet HomeLearn More
Direct Support Professionals – The Heart of Life’s WORC
National DSP Week is September 10-16, but at Life’s WORC we feel that one week is not enough time to recognize the hard work of our Direct Support Professionals, so we will be celebrating DSP MONTH. We will be collecting and highlighting stories about the incredible people who do such an amazing job caring for the people we support, through October 10. … Continue reading Direct Support Professionals – The Heart of Life’s WORCLearn More
The end of summer has been a busy time for the Day Habilitation programs! We have been very busy with programs and trips around Long Island. We were proud to have two groups of people from the garden City Day Hab asist the Port Washington Jewish Center with a Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive. A group from the … Continue reading August-September UpdatesLearn More