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

HeartShare’s Moore Residence Wins Spirit Award

HeartShare’s Moore Residence has been selected for the agency’s Spirit Award. The award reads “The Spirit Award is presented proudly to the staff of the Moore Residence in recognition of Outstanding Services to the Program’s Individuals.” The award will be presented to the program’s employees on Thursday, October 27th. Moore Residence in Staten Island has experienced extraordinary stress following…

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A Letter to Our Outstanding Employees

Each year, HeartShare and its Family of Services honors a select group of Outstanding Employees at its Annual Employee Recognition Dinner. Here is a letter from our President and CEO to those distinguished individuals: Dear Colleagues, Our line of work requires a certain kind of person. Someone who is compassionate and resourceful. Someone who possesses grit. This person…

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