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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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HeartShare Human Services of New York’s Safety Plans for the Re-Opening of Day Habilitation and Prevocational Programs

HeartShare Human Services of New York’s Safety Plans for the Re-Opening of Day Habilitation and Prevocational Programs adhere to all guidance from the NYS OPWDD (Office for People With Developmental Disabilities) and the New York State Department of Health (NYDOH).

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HeartShare Human Services of New York’s School Programs Reopening Plan

HeartShare Human Services of New York’s School Programs Reopening Plan adheres to all guidance from the New York State Education Department (NYSED), New York State Department of Health (NYDOH), and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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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 Education Services 2021 Virtual Celebration

HeartShare Human Services of New York invites you to the HeartShare Education Services 2021 Virtual Celebration Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7 p.m. (ET)   Honoring The Ozone Park Kiwanis Club Recipient of the Children’s Champion Award With a special performance by The Stylistics Revue Proceeds benefit HeartShare’s Early Childhood Centers and The HeartShare School To…

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Be the Light, HeartShare’s 2021 Virtual Gala Reaches Goal of $1M

Thanks to everyone who chose to Be the Light at HeartShare’s 2021 Virtual Gala, we are thrilled to announce that we reached our event fundraising goal of $1M. The Gala is HeartShare’s largest annual fundraising event and the $1M raised will go a long way toward supporting an annual budget that depends, in part, on…

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