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During the month of January, representatives from the local People’s United Bank and Citibank branches visited with our Garden City and Old Bethpage Day Habilitation programs. They generously spent their time with us, offering tips, training and advice for how to manage bank accounts, credit cards and other banking procedures. Everyone had a great time and feels much better prepared … Continue reading Banking TrainingLearn More
And then there were 41
In December 2017, Life’s WORC was very excited to officially open its 41st residence! Our East Islip home opened just before the holidays, giving its residents time to get settled in and celebrate in their new house. Huge thanks go out to all of our dedicated staff, who worked nearly around the clock to make this happen. … Continue reading And then there were 41Learn More
Visit to Transit Museum
Our Glendale Day Habilitation program visited the New York Transit Museum in November as part of our Travel Training Program. The visit was coordinated through a program called, “The Ready To Ride Tour” that is specifically designed for adults with developmental disabilities to provide them with tools and information to enable them to one day travel independently, if they don’t do so already. Since … Continue reading Visit to Transit MuseumLearn More
Thank You to our 2017 Supporters!
Another year has come to a close, and Life’s WORC and The Family Center for Autism were thrilled to celebrate so many milestones and events, from the opening of our 41st home to the new Sensory Gym at the FCA, a record-breaking attendance at our gala and the reintroduction of our Chefs of Long Island tasting event. None of it … Continue reading Thank You to our 2017 Supporters!Learn More
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