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HeartShare and its Family of Services always believe in the power of human potential.

We believe that all people have the ability to learn, to attain greater independence and to shape their own futures. HeartShare Human Services of New York nurtures and empowers children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, such as autism, Down Syndrome and cerebral palsy and supports their families.

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Impact Stories

A Lifetime of Learning

Every day, HeartShare invests in and unleashes human potential with encouraging results. See what happens when HeartShare guides the people it supports towards greater independence.

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Our Programs

Since its founding in 1914, HeartShare and its Family of Services has expanded to over 100 program sites in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island and extends to 60 of the 62 New York counties through energy grants. HeartShare’s responsiveness to the needs of the New York community guides its innovation. When the community needed special education classrooms, HeartShare opened a school for children with autism. When young adults aging out of foster care needed a safety net, HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services created the American Dream Program to help youth achieve their college and career dreams.

Our Current Impact

2160 + employees
31500 children, adults and families served
90 + programs
6 years of accreditation achieved

Heartshare Locations

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Recent News

Camille’s Story: All in a Day’s Work

TGIF. For many nine-to-fivers, those four letters are a short-hand sigh of relief that the end of their work week is in sight. For Camille Tyson, however, TGIF means just the opposite. Every Friday, she goes to work at her dream job as an Office Clerk at the Maspeth Sales Center of Bimbo Bakeries USA,…

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Dynamic Duo: Rosanna Scotto and Jim Kerr to Co-Host the 2020 HeartShare Spring Gala

The stars are aligning for HeartShare’s 2020 annual Spring Gala. Co-hosting the nonprofit’s largest annual fundraiser on Thursday, March 19, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City will be Rosanna Scotto, three-time Emmy-winning co-host of FOX 5’s “Good Day New York,” and Jim Kerr, legendary DJ at Q104.3 and National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee. Both…

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