Bronx Times: New York Foundling clients highlight National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Desiree and Nancy

The Bronx Times highlighted two participants in our Developmental Disabilities program, and their experiences throughout the pandemic:

“The New York Foundling, one of the city’s oldest social services organizations, provides health care, social-emotional support, entertainment and friendship for hundreds of adults, most of whom live in their group homes full time.

Desiree and Nancy, 37, two residents of The Foundling’s Laconia residence in the Bronx, have been friends for 25 years. They leaned on each other to get through the newly enforced safety measures and had to learn to remain patient as both became unemployed.:

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