The residents outside of their new home in North Merrick alongside their house managers. Courtesy: Community Mainstreaming Associates
Most people who live in one of CMA’s residences have many shared experiences. Although there are similarities interwoven throughout everyone’s personal journeys, each individual story is unique. Adam Garyn’s story is one of perseverance and personal growth. Adam was born into a loving family and home in Dix Hills on September 2, 1994. Adam said […]
Happy Graduation! Transitioning to Adult Services in New York State Can Be Challenging but Rewarding A major milestone in one’s life is the moment you move from your teenage years to adulthood and all that entails from increased independence, more choices, greater responsibilities. When a family has a son or daughter with intellectual or developmental […]
Malverne Mayor Keith Corbett, top row, second from left, and State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin, to Corbett’s immediate left, joined members of Community Mainstreaming Services, a nonprofit that supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, on May 27 for the grand opening of a group home in the village.
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Philip loves to work in his community. He finds his “dream job” in an office environment. His is a story of “having a dream” and realizing that “dreams do come true” when you “believe in yourself”. Nine years ago, Philip joined the CMA day program, where he enjoyed the activities but was very motivated to […]
Dear Community Mainstreaming Associates Employees, Family Members, and Friends, These last few weeks have been extremely emotional for all human beings, as the reality of systemic racism and hatred has been brought to light once again and the senseless, horrible death of George Floyd reminds us of many other examples of how people of color […]
Over the years, we’ve grown and thrived in several communities thanks to the dedication and selfless service of men and women like Patti Ann McDonald. This year we are proud to recognize Patti Ann McDonald as one of the honorees for our annual gala on November 7th. Continue reading to learn about Patti’s journey, her history of […]