Umbrella Organizations

Hunter College Autism Center

Organization: Hunter College Autism Center

Website: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/autismcenter

Phone: (212) 772-4000

Location: Hunter College, Manhattan


“The Hunter College Autism Center supports the needs of children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in New York City by providing education to professionals, conducting research, and creating outreach programs that serve individuals with ASD and their families.”

The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services

Organization: The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services

Website: http://www.jbfcs.org/

Phone: (888) 523-2769

Address: 135 West 50th Street New York, NY 10020


JBFCS is an umbrella organization that provides a multitude of programs and services for children with disabilities and families in need of support including:

  • Evaluations
  • Therapeutic nursery schools
  • Family counseling
  • Residential services

YAI-National Institute for People with Disabilities

Organization: YAI-National Institute for People with Disabilities

Website: www.yai.org

Phone: 212-273-6100

Address: 460 West 34th Street, New York NY 10001


They provide one of the nation’s most comprehensive networks of programs and services to assist people with disabilities in maximizing their potential. They have school and resources throughout the five boroughs of New York City.