QUEENS CENTERS FOR PROGRESS UNVEILS SCULPTURE IN HONOR OF JUNETEENTH Gina Jean-Baptist has been a staff member at Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) for more than 30 years. As a Direct Support Professional, Gina has been working in QCP’s Residential Program making sure the people with intellectual disabilities, whom the agency supports, are well cared for and kept safe. Gina also has a brother who is a renowned sculptor, Tristan… Read More
Thank you to everyone who made this year’s event the mist successful Fine Food Ever! Thank you to our Chef’s of the Year- Rhonda Binda and Thomas Rudzewick and our Claire Shulman Spirit of Community Award Winner Drew Kerr. Thank you to the generous sponsors who shattered all previous records: Veronica Tsang , GrubHub, Long Island Employee Benefits Group Ltd., Maspeth Federal Savings & Loan, Mutual of America, Gerald J.… Read More
This is Julie and Rafat, participants in QCP’s Bellerose Day Services Program who folded, counted, and assembled supply packets for the QCP residences who participated in Zoom Craft Sessions. This was facilitated by the Glen Oaks Library who also provided most of the supplies. Great job and a very special thank you to the Glen Oaks Library!
The summer program is flying by at APPLE, A Special Preschool Program for Learning and Enrichment. The children are enjoying all sorts of fun activities and learning to do new things. This student is learning about colors and painting with his teacher Tarra. While another APPLE student is working on improving her fine motor skills. She is practicing her writing and drawing skills, and correctly holding the crayon. What an… Read More
QCP’s Community Pre-Voc Program helps prepare people with developmental disabilities for employment. This is Sundae coming back from a volunteer site with the participants who have a choice of what site they want to volunteer at each morning. For more information, visit QCP’s website: www.queenscp.org.