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It’s DSP Appreciation Week!

  At Life’s WORC, we love our DSPs. They truly are the backbone of our organization and we look forward each year to celebrate their hard work and dedication to the people we support. Their patience, kindness, and dedication always seems effortless and does not always get the recognition it deserves, so we believe this week of appreciation is warranted … Continue reading It’s DSP Appreciation Week!

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Summer Camp Assistance Program

Summer Camp Assistance Program Download the application here!  Life’s WORC Trust Services is proud to announce that we are offering financial assistance for people with special needs to attend camp this summer. This assistance is available for any person with a disability who wishes to attend a camp program. An application is required that documents the person’s disability and the need for financial support. … Continue reading Summer Camp Assistance Program

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2019 Essay Contest

The Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism, in partnership with The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Essay Contest! Students in grades 9 to 12 enrolled in public or private schools in Nassau or Suffolk counties as well as Queens have competed for the $4,000 first-place prize, $3,000 second-place award or $2,000 third-place … Continue reading 2019 Essay Contest

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We Love Our DSPs!

In recognition of the amazing support staff here at Life’s WORC, we go a step beyond the traditional DSP Week and celebrate DSP Month! Below are some examples of the outstanding support professionals we have the pleasure of working with, who go above and beyond to care for the people we support.   Filomena Residence Vaughn Thomas: Vaughn comes to … Continue reading We Love Our DSPs!

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Debra Franceschini Golf Classic

The annual Debra Franceschini Golf Classic was held on Monday, August 6th at the Hempstead Country Club.  The proceeds from this year’s outing benefit the Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism.  This annual event was created by Robert Franceschini to honor his late wife who passed away from colon cancer over ten years ago.  Robert and his two sons, Robert … Continue reading Debra Franceschini Golf Classic

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Summer fun in Garden City

The Garden City Day Habilitation group has been very busy this summer! On July 18, they participated in a Job Fair in Plainview, where they were able to hand out their resumes and on the spot interviews were conducted.   We had great time at Nautical Mile in Freeport. Just a beautiful relaxing day.   Day Hab participant Albert had a great experience … Continue reading Summer fun in Garden City

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Medicaid Service Coordination Transitions to Care Management

The long awaited transition from MSC to CCO/HH Care Management successfully launched on July 1.  Under the new model, the Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC) program, which was used to help people plan services for the people we support, was replaced by a new and improved program called Health Home Care Management. Life’s WORC is excited to collaborate with ACANY, the Care … Continue reading Medicaid Service Coordination Transitions to Care Management

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Garden City Lord & Taylor

Over the past five years, our friends at the Garden City Lord and Taylor store and Life’s WORC have maintained a strong relationship, and collaborated on events such as charity days, fashion shows and makeovers.  This past April, the staff at Lord and Taylor held a charity pot-luck lunch for Autism Awareness Month, raising more than $2,200, which included a personal donation from … Continue reading Garden City Lord & Taylor

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12th Annual T Off 4 Autism

The 12th Annual T Off 4 Autism Golf Classic took place on July 12, 2018 at the Tam O’Shanter Country Club in Brookville, NY, honoring Richard Lobel. T off 4 Autism has raised over 1.8 million dollars over the last 12 years. Michael and Keri Just, who work tirelessly on this event, have generously distributed funds to local charities that … Continue reading 12th Annual T Off 4 Autism

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Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism is now a Proud Member of the Council of Autism Service Providers!

Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism is now a proud member of the Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP)! As a provider of Applied Behavior Analysis this membership will be crucial to our development and growth in the field. CASP is committed to promoting the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) for the clients served by our member organizations. To date, … Continue reading Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism is now a Proud Member of the Council of Autism Service Providers!

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