Community Habilitation Brochure Gateway Counseling Center

myles.tyrer

Visitusat

gcnyc.org

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Serving

NewYorkCity

for25years

ContactourIntakeDepartmentat:

intake@gccnyc.org

orcal718-885-4986

Locations

Bronx

4500FurmanAve

BronxNY,10470

Queens

175-41LibertyAve

JamaicaNY,1433

Brooklyn

25ChapelStreet

BrooklynNY,1201

CorporateOffice

1776EastchesterRd,Suite220

BronxNewYork,10461

Community

Habilitation

©GatewayCounselingCenterInc.


WeCare

AboutYou!

Our mission is to assist

individuals with developmental

disabilities in becoming more

independent while enhancing

successfulparticipation within

thecommunity.

Fulycommited to one-on-one

support, our staf coaches

methodsforsuccesinalareasof

dailylivingwiththeendgoals

beingdecidedbytheindividual.

One-On-OneSupport

TheCommunityHabilitationWorker

interactsonaone-on-onebasiswith

the individualto teach skils and

provideassistanceandsupportwhen

addressing difficulties in various

setings.

IndependentLivingSkils

Independent Living Skils are

everythingsomeoneneedstobeself

reliant. They include laundry,

cleanliness, light cooking, money

management, academics peer

socialization,andtraveltraining.

CommunityUtilization

Activitiesare ofered thatenhance

individuals with developmental

disabilities'skils to utilize in the

community.Forexample:shopping

andcommunityfieldtrips.

TravelTraining

Travel Training wil provide the

individualwithessentialtravelskils

suchasreadingabus/trainschedule,

payingyourfare,makingatransfer

and making judgements about

safety.

Social Skils and Relationship

Building

In one-on one sessions with our

trainedCommunityHabilitationStaf,

individuals wil learn appropriate

behaviorin varioussocialsetings.

Theserangefrom makingsmaltalk

atthecashregistertointerpersonal

conflictmanagement.

FoodandTransportation

IndividualsarepresentedwithMetro

Cardsfordailytransportationduring

Travel Training and Community

Activities.Individualsareresponsible

fortheirownmealsinCommunity

Habilitation.

“Meetingnewpeoplecanbeoneofthebiggestchalengesforpeoplewith

developmentaldisabilities,sodoingmyjobmakesmefeelgreateveryday.

TheindividualIworkwithgetsatremendousbenefitfrom thisprogram.

Bringingmorepeopleintothefoldsofsocietycanonlybenefitusasa

win-win.”

-Stephan,GCCComm HabStaf

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