QSAC, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: New York City and Long Island. About 75% of the families we serve are low income. Many of QSAC’s participants represent challenging cases referred to QSAC by the Boards of Education and New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Volunteers working with the participants in our program need to be fingerprinted. Volunteers are always needed for admin help, research, phone calls, etc. associated with special events and fundraising.
Programs: QSAC Residential programs feature bothIndividualized Residential Alternatives and Intermediate CareFacilities that offer home environments that foster independence,community integration, individualization and productivity.Each individual residing in a QSAC residence is provided withopportunities to participate in meaningful adult roles and developsocial relationships while at the same time emphasizing individualchoice.Each resident enjoys various recreational and social activities on aregular basis. Each resident is also involved in every facet of thehome environment, including cooking their own meals, shopping for foodand household supplies, and doing regular household chores.The goal of QSAC's residential programs is to create a nurturingenvironment that promotes personal growth and a sense of dignity ineach of our residents.