Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation is a program in the community which supports adults in learning new skills keeping and improving their current skills. The program takes part in and exposes the participants in community activities, introduces them to people outside of their immediate community, fosters new friendships, assist them in becoming part of their neighborhood.

Jewel Human Service, Inc. Day Habilitation program is the program that supports and helps its participants learn what they need to know, to be more independent and to be an active member in the community. Some of the supports will help you learn to:

  • Be active in the community
  • Get along with other people,
  • Respond appropriately in different situations,
  • Use public transportation, to find alternate ways to negotiate
    the community
  • Become a self-advocate and,
  • To go places with less help

We schedule activities and contract volunteer sites that participants are interested in and where they can experience doing something that interest them and learn employee integrity and expectations.

Enrichment Activities encourage self-expression whether through art-making, singing, ceramics, or visit museums.

Eligibility: Our programs are open to all adults 21 and older with developmental disabilities, including those with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism spectrum disorders, and neurological impairments. We also specialize in day services for adults with multiple handicaps and/or behavioral challenges.

Cost to You: Our services are provided at no cost to Medicaid eligible individuals. Transportation is also provided unless the individual is able and wants to travel independently.

We are open five days a week from Monday-Friday from 8:30AM to 2:30 PM. For more info and to find out if your child qualifies for this service call us at (347) 897-0510 or 347-741-8495. Or email us at

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