Luisa Frias and Jouan Pepin are just two of the many incredible staff members of AHRC New York City’s Home Care Services. They have taken different routes before finding a rewarding career at AHRC NYC.
For Joanna Cleary and Chloe Antcliff, another summer without Camp Anne was unthinkable.
Joan Eliam admitted that she had trepidation about working in a residence after more than three decades working in day habilitation, most recently at Norfolk Day Habilitation on the Lower East Side.
Teaching comes naturally to Blanca Rodriguez, a Rehabilitation Home Care Counselor with AHRC New York City’s Home Care Services. She enjoys working with people with disabilities and teaching them new skills.
Vanessa Miranda overcame initial anxiety about working with people with disabilities to become an exemplary employee with Residential Services.
Sohail Peter has shined since transitioning to a Direct Support Professional role at Fresh Meadow Lane residence.
Marie Bellanton says that she has always been one to support those who need it most whether it's in the community or at home.
A desire to help others brought him to AHRC NYC, but it was fate that brought Yusaf Gussine-Thomas, Job Coach, back to Fort Totten in Queens.
Venus Santiago’s career with Residential Services did not start off easily, but she now revels in being fulfilled by her daily work.
Theresa began has been a full-time member of the staff for over a decade. She feels she is perfectly suited for this type of work.
Marc Ramos began working in an AHRC NYC residence during the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the principles of positivity with him.
Throughout the week, it will be our privilege to celebrate the work our Direct Support Professionals do to help people with disabilities make the most of their rights and opportunities.
Kent Joseph has a knack for connecting with the residents of AHRC NYC's Vyse Avenue Residence, counting patience among his most valued professional traits.
DSP, Matt Crowley, who works with individuals with traumatic brain injuries, supports people in reaching their day-to-day goals, and realizing their creative endeavors.
Joseph Mercedes and Di-Nayzha Jenkins are sharing their passion for helping others at AHRC NYC's Greenberg residence.
Andia Bernard had been a 20+ year veteran in retail management, when she decided to change careers to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at AHRC NYC.
AHRC NYC's Communications Coordinator, Dy