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News & Events from Our Day Habilitation Programs
The last few months have been busy and exciting ones for our Day Habilitation programs. The Old Bethpage and Garden City Day Programs recently took part in a 10-week computer course that teaches basic computer skills, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and exploring the internet. Old Bethpage, Garden City and Deer Park programs worked with representative Chris Ann Fabio from the … Continue reading News & Events from Our Day Habilitation ProgramsLearn More
Then One Day… Thomas Visited NYC
Thomas, a resident in one of Life’s WORC homes, had always wanted to have a night out on the town in Manhattan. Then One Day… Thomas planned an overnight trip into New York City for himself. And what a night it was! It all began with riding in style in a stretch limousine to and from the city. Thomas stayed at the … Continue reading Then One Day… Thomas Visited NYCLearn More
Life’s WORC Internationally Recognized as a Top Employer in North America
Life’s WORC was recently named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces for 2016. This award recognizes and celebrates top employers in North America for their leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. Achievers 50 defines employee engagement as “how each individual employee connects with your company and with your customers.” Furthermore, they describe engaged employees as being committed, … Continue reading Life’s WORC Internationally Recognized as a Top Employer in North AmericaLearn More
Garden City DayHab and Astoria Bank Partner to Help Others!
On September 13, 2016 the individuals from the Garden City Day Habilitation program partnered with Astoria Bank for Habitat for Humanity. The individuals took part in building a house in Wyandanch Long Island for a family in need. All of the individuals involved reported that they had a great time and felt that they were making a difference in their community. … Continue reading Garden City DayHab and Astoria Bank Partner to Help Others!Learn More
We just achieved accreditation through The CQL! It’s a great journey in our commitment to quality!
Life’s WORC is honored to announce that we have attained the four year Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. Ten months of dedication by many staff and several working committees resulted in our collective success. This accreditation confirms that Life’s WORC shares CQL’s vision for person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for … Continue reading We just achieved accreditation through The CQL! It’s a great journey in our commitment to quality!Learn More
Ping-Pong in the Park!
Michael G. and Robert P. ventured to Bryant Park in Manhattan via the F Train from Queens to play Ping-Pong on a Sunday afternoon. Ping-Pong is one of Michael’s favorite sports to play. With Robert’s support, Michael has become independent in registering for their time to use the Ping-Pong table. Michael also enjoys the healthy competition between himself and the … Continue reading Ping-Pong in the Park!Learn More
Krista Jankowski Volunteers Again at Race Awesome!
Race Awesome is an organization that believes in “Happiness”. Their goals are to produce safe races, have happy staff and to create happy athletes. On Sunday, July 10th, 2016 Race Awesome choose our Drakeford IRA as their sponsored charity for the 2016 Jamesport Triathlon! Krista J volunteered at the race. Michelle F. and Karen L. relaxed and cheered on the … Continue reading Krista Jankowski Volunteers Again at Race Awesome!Learn More
Classic Cars Drive Donation at the Family Center for Autism!
Baldwin resident Eric Blunt along with his friend, Kevin Paray, who has a brother with autism went to a gathering during April “Autism Awareness Month” when Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano made an appearance at The Family Center For Autism in Garden City. Blunt and Paray, classic car enthusiasts immediately thought: “How can we connect classic cars together with raising money for The Family … Continue reading Classic Cars Drive Donation at the Family Center for Autism!Learn More
Congratulations Emily!! 2016 Graduate!!
Congratulations to Emily V. of the Butler residence on her graduating from the James E. Allen High School. During her time at James E. Allen, Emily has been a part of the cheerleading team, HERO Tennis, Blue Chorus, and the Edible Art Club. She was loved by everyone at her school and looked forward to attending each day. Emily has … Continue reading Congratulations Emily!! 2016 Graduate!!Learn More
Tam O’Shanter Hosts FCA Golf Clinic!
This past Saturday, fifteen youngsters with autism from The Family Center For Autism (thefamilycenterforautism.org) (Garden City) were treated to a golf clinic hosted by the PGA Pros on staff at Tam O’Shanter Country Club in Brookville. Tam O’Shanter’s golf staff led by Mark Brown and Anthony Cancro were enthusiastic in volunteering their time and talent to make this inaugural occasion a success. According to … Continue reading Tam O’Shanter Hosts FCA Golf Clinic!Learn More