Address:39-09 214th Place Bayside NY 11361
World Wide Web: http://www.shield.org/
This is an out-of-home respite center offering recreation, socialization and trips for developmentally disabled persons aged 10 and over. The emphasis is on respite and family support, rather than on recreation and socialization. Transportation is not provided. The need for family support must be shown.
Additional locations in Flushing and elsewhere in NYC. Check website.
Mon, 9 am - 5 pm; Tue, 9 am - 9 pm; Wed, 9 am - 5 pm; Thurs, 9 am - 9 pm; Fri., 9 am - 5 pm, Sat, 9 am - 5 pm.
Developmentally disabled persons aged 10 and over are eligible.
Application and screening interview are required; psychological, psychosocial, and annual medical physical Exam are required.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair accessible.
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with