Rebuilding Homes

In 2009, The DOF and United Way partnered to assist families who need renovations to make their homes accessible. “Mary Jane” was living in a nursing home because her home was not accessible. She was unable to use the steps into her home, the doorways were too narrow, and the bathroom was not accessible. The […]

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The DOF-St Mary’s CLCC

Providing choice where none existed Medical advances and technology have allowed medically fragile young adults to have a longer life expectancy than was possible just a decade ago. As children, care may have been provided in home or community settings, but as adults, the acuity of this population is of such magnitude that the level […]

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DDPC Parent Advocacy Workshop

On Saturday, June 13th, 2009, The Disability Opportunity Fund and St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children held a Parent Advocay workshop a the St. Mary’s facility in Queens. Also present was a financial counselor from Mass Mutual who delivered a comprehensive programs on Special Needs Financial Planning. This one day workshop focused on learning about […]

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