Respite offers participants an opportunity to socialize with their peers through recreational settings. Lifestyles looks to enhance the individual’s lives by providing a unique experience both at our on-site locations and in the community. It provides relief to the primary caretaker while families can be assured their loved one is with qualified and trained staff.

On The Go

On the Go program is for individuals ages 21 and older that attend Lifestyles Day Habilitation Program from 3:00pm to 5:30pm, Monday through Thursday, with transportation provided home. Each day the participants are given several activities to participate in based on their interests. The Activities include Fitness, Health, Cooking, Ceramics, Basketball, Woodshop, Arts and Crafts and more.

Saturday Respite

Saturday Respite program is for individuals ages 21 and older from 9:00am to 3:00pm, during the months of September to June. Transportation is provided for the individuals, to and from the program. Participants will participate in activities at the Targee St. location or take occasional trips into the community. The group will participate in various athletic games from basketball, kickball to relay races. In addition there are arts and crafts and cooking classes to attend. On occasion the group will take part in various community outings from the movies, bowling or the Staten Island Zoo.

Day Trips

Day trips are activities where small to larger groups can enjoy all their community has to offer. They go on small trips to the movies or larger outings to sporting events.

Overnight Respite

Participants 21 years of age and older can attend these overnight experiences while under the supervision of qualified staff. The group stays in a hotel or resort and enjoy all the local area has to offer. Past trips have included a Dude Ranch, Villa Roma and Hershey. The overnight trips are in state and at times out of state.

Summer Overnight Camp

Lifestyles reserves two weeks at the end of August at Kamp Kiwanis in upstate New York. Kamp Kiwanis staff facilitates all activities while the Lifestyles staff and participants move from event to event. Transportation is provided to and from the Camp. During their time there participants can enjoy a variety of offerings from fishing, swimming, dancing, basketball, volleyball, kickball, arts and crafts and movie events just to name a few. Every day has a themed event at night while they celebrate at the bonfire.

Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp is a unique opportunity for High School students to explore their local community during their summer break for two weeks in August, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm, with transportation provided to and from. Such activities have included bowling, local zoos, Medieval Times, Liberty Science museums just to name a few.

SITech "Lifestyles Club"

For more information and a campus visit and tour, please contact the Intake Department at 718-983-5351 ext. 258.

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