We provide care for over 10000 people with special needs each year.

Mission and Vision


Jawonio is a registered 501c3 organization and the premiere provider of lifespan services in the Hudson Valley of New York State for individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral health challenges, and chronic medical conditions.

Jawonio is dedicated to advancing the independence, well-being and Equality of people with disabilities and special needs.

What does Jawonio Mean?


Jawonio is a Native American word that means “Independence”. We help children and adults reach their fullest personal potential and support them to be as independent as possible, beginning at a very early age.

Core Values

Honesty and Integrity

We conduct ourselves by communicating in an open and ethical manner.

Inclusion

We respect diversity and encourage collaboration.

Mutual Respect

We are committed to the promotion of fairness, dignity and compassion for those we serve and employ.

Commitment

We maintain a responsibility to meet the changing needs of the individual and the greater community.

Blog

September 21, 2017
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Celebrating our Staff for National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week-Elizabeth

In honor of National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, Jawonio celebrates the valuable contributions that our DSP staff makes to the Jawonio Community by posting personal […]
September 15, 2017
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Celebrating our Staff during National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week-Valerie

In honor of National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, Jawonio celebrates the valuable contributions that our DSP staff make to the Jawonio Community by posting personal […]
September 14, 2017
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Celebrating our Staff during National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week-Fiordaliza

In honor of National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, Jawonio celebrates the valuable contributions that our DSP staff make to the Jawonio Community by posting personal […]
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