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Winter Employee Spotlights
“Neither snow nor rain, nor heat nor gloom of night” may be part of the Post Office’s motto, but it applies to the dedicated staff at Life’s WORC as well! This winter was quite a snowy one, creating challenges for travel, excursions, maintaining homes and property, yet our team not only met the wintry challenges head on – they went … Continue reading Winter Employee SpotlightsLearn More
This winter, one of the participants in our Old Bethpage Day Habilitation program was recognized by the Town of Hempstead for his outstanding performance in the Winter Special Olympics as a member of the men’s floor hockey team. Brendan was one of the first young men to attend the Old Bethpage program when it first began in 2008. Heworked very … Continue reading Town RecognitionLearn More
Celebrations and Exciting Outings!
This March, residents in our 41 homes enjoyed a variety of activities, outings and celebrations. Below are a few highlights! Islip Terrace On March 12 a group of residents from our Islip Terrace home had an incredible day out. First stop was riding go carts – everyone had a great time! The competition was fierce – but friendly – … Continue reading Celebrations and Exciting Outings!Learn More
Chefs of Long Island – Thank You to Our Supporters!
On behalf of the Life’s WORC Board of Directors, staff and especially the special needs population that we support, we thank the below restaurants and vendors that participated in our Chefs of Long Island food tasting event at The Carltun on Monday, March 12, 2018. As a result of their generosity, over 500 guests were able to enjoy an incredible array … Continue reading Chefs of Long Island – Thank You to Our Supporters!Learn More
Career Planning Services for High School & College Students
Life’s WORC offers a variety of career and career-preparation opportunities for students looking to make a difference in the lives of people with special needs and autism. Career & College Days/Fairs Guest Speakers Volunteer & Internship Opportunities Mentor Programs Career & College Days Our expert Human Resources team offers vast knowledge about not only the field of special needs/developmental disabilities, … Continue reading Career Planning Services for High School & College StudentsLearn More
Customized Employment Update
One of the many services offered by Life’s WORC is our Customized Employment Program , matching people with developmental disabilities or autism with job opportunities, and giving them the support they need to be successful in their roles. One of our recent success stories is possible thanks to Employment Specialist. Samara McCarthy. Samara works with Lyle, a participant in our Customized Employment program, … Continue reading Customized Employment UpdateLearn More
Life’s WORC Employee Spotlights
Life’s WORC maintains its position as a leader in care and support services thanks to the hard work of our dedicated staff. Below are just a few examples of the incredible people on our team. Community Habilitation Chantal Saba has been a loyal employee since 2009. She has worked with several wonderful people over the many years she has been with … Continue reading Life’s WORC Employee SpotlightsLearn More
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