BCCS Reopening

This comprehensive BCCS reopening plan encompasses information that is applicable for all BCCS programs and sites including the Education Center (Silver Building), Autism (Cissy Birnbaum Building), Barbara C. Wilson (Preschool), SUNY –College at Old Westbury(Preschool), Marcus Avenue (Preschool)and Westbury-Post Avenue … Continued

Remembering Marianne Klotz

It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of Marianne Klotz, Senior Director of Brookville Center for Children’s Services. Marianne passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 4. Marianne was a powerful advocate and compassionate educator, implementing … Continued

AHRC Nassau Executive Director Stanfort J. Perry shares the agency’s condolences for the death of Mr. George Floyd and calls out for greater advocacy toward peace, justice and equality for all.

Dear Families, Friends and Colleagues, As the leader of organizations that support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as being an African-American man, I know full well the challenges and obstacles faced by both communities. As our nation … Continued

Important information about COVID-19

Updates: July 13, 2020 Program Update: OPWDD Offers New Guidance July 9, 2020 Update: Home Visits June 22, 2020 Community Update – BCCS’ Extended-School-Year Services June 18, 2020 Update: Home Visits June 16, 2020 Update: OPWDD Visitation Community Update to … Continued

Sibshops Conference Held at Brookville Center

Siblings can be the first friends and systems of support for children with developmental disabilities. Understanding this important, lifelong relationship, Brookville Center hosted on Nov. 22-23 the award-winning program, Sibshops – The Sibling Support Project. Led by Emily Holl, this … Continued

#Halloween2019

It may have been a dark and stormy Halloween, but BCCS still has warm memories of creative costumes and high spirits.  

Sibshop Training

Sibshop Training Sibling Issues & Training on Sibshop Model What to do about the concerns often experienced by brothers and sisters:  peer issues, resentment, loss, and concerns about the future (just to name a few!) How to increase the unique … Continued