52 Broadway 4th Floor
New York, NY 10004
t / 212.577.5512   f / 212.577.5517
info@cgsnyc.org

 

CGS News

CGS Launches GoFundMe Page

This year we are looking to raise $2,500 to provide interview attire and transportation for
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CGS is now offering a new Work Readiness Program geared to Youth Employment Services

We are proud to announce our new and improved Work Readiness program. CGS now offers
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CGS was awarded a Balancing Incentive Grant and is now offering a new program entitled Enhanced Support Services

We are proud to announce we are now accepting applicants for our new program... Enhanced
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Community-Based Integrated Day Habilitation

Adult Day Programs

Community-Based Integrated Day Habilitation

Since 2004, CGS has provided a truly inclusive and Community-Based Integrated Day Habilitation Programs for individuals with developmental disabilities in Manhattan, Bronx and Brooklyn.

OUR PROGRAM MODEL IS BASED ON THREE KEY PRINCIPLES:

  • Hands-On Learning
  • Vocational Instruction
  • Recreational; Communication; Socialization

A TYPICAL WEEK:

Monday through Wednesday: Hands-on learning in a community-based volunteer experience

Thursday: Vocational instruction at the local library which focuses on soft skills development, communication, and socialization skills:

  • Soft skills
  • Communication with employers
  • Communication with co-workers

Friday: RECREATION DAY in the community 

  • Playing basketball at the local Parks and Recreation Centers
  • Going to the Movies or Plays
  • Taking part in free outings around NYC (ex: Bike Expo, Macy’s Flower Show, etc)
  • Dave & Busters; Bowling; Amusement Parks

CGS also offers travel training to program participants. Door-to-door transportation is provided for those whose needs make this necessary.

DESIRED OUTCOMES include:

  • Moving up to a Supported Employment Program (SEMP)
  • Improving independence, self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Gaining basic workplace social skills
  • Experiencing the satisfaction of being accepted as a valued, contributing adult community member

For more information, please call: 

Rachel Wolff, Senior Director of Day & Employment Services, 646-214-1295; email: rwolff@cgsnyc.org

Contemporary Guidance Services, Inc.
52 Broadway 4th Floor, New York, NY 10004
t / 212.577.5512  f / 212.577.5517
info@cgsnyc.org

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