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Supporting Recreational Activities in the Community With NYSARC Trust Services Grant

Supporting Recreational Activities in the Community With NYSARC Trust Services Grant

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People supported with a cow at recreational White Post Farms This past year was filled with exciting adventures and opportunities for people who benefit from our services. With the thoughtful care and assistance of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) the people we support have explored new hobbies, spent time with friends, and made countless memories in their community.

In 2023 people supported by residential and day services did everything from surfing the sandy beaches of Long Island to field trips to White Post Farms. People supported at a recreational painting class

They’ve explored the Cradle of Aviation Museum and learned about the deep history of air travel on Long Island, dating back to the 1800s. They let loose their creative side at Build-a-Bear and left smiling with new furry companions. Also, they worked on achieving wellness goals by taking fitness lessons and training on new equipment.

So far, 351 adults have explored different passions with outings. This was all possible due to AHRC Nassau being awarded a $17,000 Recreation from NYSARC Trust Services. Catch up on their adventures here.

View the recreation gallery below.