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Shames JCC VOD!

Shames JCC VOD!

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Special Needs • Adults

Funding for special needs programs is provided through generous grants from the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation, Kids Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow, UJA Federation, Hudson Valley DDSO and individual contributions. 

Programs noted below are on-going and fees can be pro-rated. Please contact Director of Special Needs Services, Amanda Gabel, for additional information and to register.

P’riychah Internship Program

Ages 18 and up
June 26 – September 5 (No program on July 4)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Members & Non-members: Free of Charge / Youth Lounge

NEW this summer, the JCC will launch a summer internship and training program for young adults with special needs. This program, generously supported by The FAR Fund, will provide a structured, supportive experience for up to 4 interns. Building upon the foundation of job-related skills practiced in the JCC’s Sunday in the Neighborhood program, interns will learn together and then work alongside JCC staff across several of the agency’s departments. Eligible participants must be currently enrolled in Sunday in the Neighborhood program. Interview is required.

Lunch and Leisure: A Social and Recreational Program for Young Adults with Disabilities

Ages 18 and up
June 26 – September 5
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
No program on July 4

Members & Non-members:

1 day/week (8 days total): $175
2 days/week (16 days total): $350
3 days/week (22 days total): $485

NEW this summer, in collaboration with WJCS “Shelanu” program. Young adults with disabilities will have weekday afternoon opportunities to learn and develop relationships with peers through social and recreational activities (e.g. lunch, crafts, swim, nature walk, etc.). Participants coming from each agency will benefit by gaining access to some of the JCC’s and WJCS’ greatest strengths including staff expertise, rich programmatic content, and outstanding facilities. Eligible JCC participants must be currently enrolled in Sunday in the Neighborhood program or WJCS “Shelanu” Program. Intake is required

Amanda Gabel

Director of Special Needs Services

(914) 366-7898 x1108

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