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Family Supports & Special Services

for families of people with special needs

The following programs offer support to individuals or families of people with special needs:

     • CORDD (Crisis Oriented Response for Developmental Disabilities) providing strategies and support to families during a crisis
     • FAMILY ADVOCACY to help teens with developmental  disabilities transition to adult services 
     • HAVORAH celebrating Jewish traditions and holidays
     • MOVING FORWARD therapeutic social club for adults with developmental disabilities
     • PROJECT TIME-OUT respite services
    UJA-FEDERATION COMMUNITY TRUST - WJCS participates in the UJA-Federation Community Trust for Disabled Adults, an investment and service option that allows families to provide for the future needs of adults with emotional, mental or physical disabilities. Families are able to contribute funds that UJA-Federation of New York invests and manages. WJCS provides personal oversight and advocacy for the individual who is disabled.
Contact: Bill Wasserman, Assistant Executive Director, Community Residential Care 
Phone: 914-761-0600 ext 108   E-mail:  bwasserman@wjcs.com

For information about supportive services for families, contact:
Pat Grossman, Director of Outpatient Services for People with Special Needs
Phone:  914-949-7699 ext 455   E-mail: pgrossman@wjcs.com