REHABILITATION
(MEDICAL and VOCATIONAL)

 

BROOKLYN BUREAU OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

285 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

718-875-0710

Rehabilitation for all disabilities. Funded through New York City and private donations. Recreation, day care, homemaker services, and employment services for people with

 

 

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK

4-21 27th Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102

718-728-5400

Provides vocational, youth and community redevelopment services for people with disabilities and other special needs. No fees or restrictions.

 

 

HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER

111 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050

516-944-8900
516-944-8637 (TTY)

www.helenkeller.org

Offers diagnostic evaluation, comprehensive rehabilitation training, job preparation, placement and other services for youths and adults who are blind or deaf-blind and other services.

 

 

INNOVATE CAREER DIRECTION

340 E 24th Street
New York, NY 10010

212-585-6010
212-585-6011

This organization trains individuals to work with persons who have developmental disabilities

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THE DISABLED

340 East 24th Street
New York, NY 10010

212-585-6180

Rehabilitation services for the disabled. Also return-to-work services for employees injured or disabled in the workplace. Research and professional education courses can be made available to other agencies and rehabilitation personnel nationally and internationally.

 

 

JAWONIO

260 Little Tor Road North
New City, NY 10956

914-634-4648
914-634-4672 (FAX)

Non-profit organization which provides a full array of services for the disabled, including vocational placement in Rockland, Bergen and Westchester Counties.

 

 

THE JEWISH GUILD FOR THE BLIND

15 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

212-769-6200

Services for the visually impaired from infants to senior citizens. Provides rehabilitation, education, medical and day care services. Fee will depend on the program.

 

 

JUST ONE BREAK

373 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016

212-785-7300

Job placement for people with disabilities seeking full-time competitive employment. Services include vocational counseling, testing, evaluation and job development.

 

 

THE LIGHTHOUSE INC.

111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

212-821-9200
800-334-5497

www.lighthouse.org

Assists the blind and visually impaired in vocational training, education, counseling and family matters. Also offers rehabilitation, career services and support groups.

 

 

MAINSTREAM

6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 240
Takoma, MD 20912

301-891-8777

www.mainstreaminc.org

Provides job placement for people with disabilities. Publishes a quarterly magazine on employment and various issues. Annual conferences on employment and legal issues.

 

NATIONAL BUSINESS AND DISABILITY COUNCIL

201 I.U. Willets Road
Albertson, NY 11507-1599

516-747-6323
516-747-2046 (FAX)

www.business-disability.com

All issues of employment for persons with disabilities. This organization works with employers and disability membership organizations. Individuals must have a minimum of a 2-year college degree. No fee to job applicants; fee for employers.

 

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR DISABILITY SERVICES

201 I.U. Willets Road
Albertson, NY 11507-1599

516-747-5400

Assist persons with disabilities to attain their maximum potential with dignity & independence. Classroom accommodations are limited. Fees. Loans are available. 

 

 

NATIONAL INDUSTRIES FOR THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED (NISH)

2235 Cedar Lane
Vienna, VA 22182-5200

703-560-6800

www.nish.org

NISH is a national non-profit agency. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with severe disabilities through increasing employment opportunities by providing professional and technical assistance to not-for-profit community rehabilitation program to encourage and assist participation in the JWOD Program, or other appropriate employment or training activities.

 

 

 

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (VESID)

Coordinates a life-long network or services for individuals with disabilities and their families. VESID staff works with clients to maximize their abilities to become educated, be productively employed, live independently and to take part in community life. No fees. For residents of New York State.

BRONX

1215 Zerega Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462

718-931-3500
718-828-4003 (TTY)
718-931-4299 (FAX)

BROOKLYN

55 Hanson Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

718-722-6700
718-722-6736 (TTY)
718-722-6714 (FAX)

HAUPPAUGE

State Office Building – Room 3A-12
Veteran’s Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

516-952-6357
800-441-0320
516-952-6370 (TTY)
516-952-6716 (FAX)

HEMPSTEAD

50 Clinton Street
Hempstead, NY 11901

516-483-6510
516-483-6087 (TTY)
516-483-6058 (FAX)

MANHATTAN

116 West 32nd Street—6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

212-630-2300
212-630-2302 (TTY)
212-630-2365 (FAX)

QUEENS

One Lefrak City Plaza
59-17 Junction Boulevard – 20th Floor

718-271-9346
718-271-9799 (TTY)
718-760-9554 (FAX)

WHITE PLAINS

55 Church Street – 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601

914-946-1313
800-258-3743
914-946-1520 (TTY)
914-946-1726 (FAX)

 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
VOCATIONAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
RUSK INSTITUTE OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE

400 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

212-263-6048

Provides rehabilitation for a variety of disabilities, family counseling, educational and job placement programs. Fee depends upon insurance or availability of federal grants.

 

 

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF NEW YORK CITY

105 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

212-979-9700
212-475-0842 (TTY)
212-260-7469 (FAX)

www.ucpnyc.org

Direct services, assistive technology information, referral and advocacy to children and adults of all ages with cerebral palsy and related disabilities. Includes vocational and supported employment programs.

 

 

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF QUEENS, INC.
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CLINIC

81-15 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

718-380-3000, ext. 269
718-969-0270 (TTY)

Provides accessible, individualized services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include medical clinic, podiatry, and neurology. Sliding scale fees, Medicaid and Medicare accepted. Services for age 20+.

 

 

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Regional Office

245 W. Houston Street
New York, NY 10014

212-807-7229, EXT 3030
212-807-4036 (FAX)

Vocational rehabilitation services for disabled veterans and in some cases their families. Services include home loan assistance, employment assistance, benefits for veterans with disabilities, burial assistance and other services. No fees.

 

 

VISION SERVICES FOR THE BLIND

500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013-1354

212-625-1616
212-219-4078(FAX)

www.visionsvcb.org

Occupational therapy, rehabilitation instruction, year round camp and in-home services for the blind