Lifestyles for the DisabledAt Lifestyles, we offer an array of services to our families and program participants. These services include Day Habilitation, Respite, Supplemental Day Habilitation (OPTS), Community Habilitation, Medicaid Service Coordination and Employment Options and Services.

Each of these programs is geared toward improving the various aspects of program participant’s lives. Our two campuses (Willowbrook and the Lifestyles Educational Center), and our multiple community locations, give program participants a full array of options and avenues in Day Habilitation, which is our most comprehensive program. The following is a brief synopsis of each of the programs at Lifestyles.

Day Habilitation

Ages 21+

Willowbrook and Lifestyles Educational Center

Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Mark Collins, Day Habilitation Director at Willowbrook
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 257

Joanne Certo, Day Habilitation Director at LEC
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 125


Ages 21+

‘On the Go’ Recreational Respite
Activity Schedule includes Music Appreciation, Fitness, and Healthy Cooking

Monday to Thursday: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Overnight Respite
Weekends including trips to Kamp Kiwanis, Bradley Beach, NJ and various other places


Jamie Turis, Director of Waiver Operations
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 247

Supplemental Day Habilitation (OPTS)

Ages 14+

Monday thru Thursday and occasional weekend day trips
Learn life skills


Rita Bueti, Director of OPTS
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 211

Community Habilitation

One on one service on a custom-made schedule


Jamie Turis, Director of Waiver Operations
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 247

Medicaid Service Coordination

Person centered approach


Marisol Zomchick
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 107

Employment Options and Services

Training and Development of employable skills and career planning.


Yeimi Korsberg, Director of Employment Options and Services Department
Phone: 718-982-1952718-982-1952 ext. 240