HeartShare’s diverse Respite/Recreation Programs in Brooklyn and Queens are customized to accommodate different groups of people, such as those on the autism spectrum or for those who use a wheelchair. Respite activities range from day outings across New York City to overnight trips in the greater New York region. HeartShare also offers unique overnight respite opportunities. To learn more, please call (718) 422-3292.
HeartShare’s Options Reimbursement Program is a one-time grant opportunity that may be used for a range of costs related to special needs, including respite care, adaptive equipment, skills training, behavioral supports and camp, which help a child or adult with an intellectual or developmental disability attain a higher quality of life. To learn more, please call (718) 422-3290.
Children’s Clinical Evaluations Program
HeartShare’s Children’s Clinical Evaluations Program provides no-cost Psychological and Psychosocial evaluations to children who live in Brooklyn, who don’t have Medicaid and who have either suspected or documented developmental delays. These evaluations may be used for an eligibility determination review with the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. To learn more, please call (718) 422-3227.