QCP Introduces the “Crumb Club” Premium Baked Goods Membership Program For Subscribers

April 29, 2020 Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) has introduced a subscription membership program in partnership with MumsKitchens NYC. The program offers monthly selections of premium baked products to people throughout the USA. Offerings will change each month, and will feature delectable selections of Mum’s cookies and brownies. Memberships are available at three levels: the “Snack Pack,” “Smart Cookie,” and “Sweet Life.” QCP faces extraordinary challenges during the pandemic. The… Read More

Queens Centers for Progress and Hamilton Cast Member Christopher Jackson Featured On “Stars in the House” Web TV Series

April 24, 2020 Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) Executive Director, Terri Ross, and Residential Supervisor, Lea Folly-Gah were wowed by the surprise appearance of Grammy-winner, and Tony nominated Broadway Actor, Christopher Jackson, of “Hamilton” and “In the Heights” fame. The QCP exec and staff member were featured guests on the new web TV show, “Stars in the House,” on Friday, April 24, in a live streaming at 2:00 PM. The… Read More

Cavalcade for the Heroes Rolls Through Queens

April 24, 2020 Queens Centers for Progress (QCP), a provider of supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities, honored their essential Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) on Thursday, April 23rd, with a cavalcade of 16 cars and 25 individuals that drove past the nine group homes that the agency operates in Queens. Directors, staff, elected officials– including NYS Assemblyman David I. Weprin (District 24) and Council Member Barry S. Grodenchick… Read More

#3for5 Advocacy Campaign

  CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS TO SUPPORT 3 FOR 5! (See information on 3for5 below)   As an affiliate of CP of New York State- QCP is working together with all the provider associations in NY State and with the newly formed New York Disability Advocates group (NYDA) on the #3for5 campaign to invest/increase rates by 3% a year for the next five years. We continue to meet with the Governor’s staff, Senate… Read More

Edison Café Provides the Perfect Recipe for QCP

Thomas A. Edison CTE High School in Queens has a gem of a program called the Edison Café. At the Café, students with developmental disabilities have the opportunity to learn the how-to’s of hydroponic farming, cooking, food management and hygiene. The Café is part of the school-run “Academics, Career and Essential Skills” program. After their graduation, a number of those students make their way into QCP’s own programs, particularly in the… Read More