“Save our Services” Rally at College of Staten Island

On March 10,. 2023, the College of Staten Island held a “Save our Services” Rally on the grounds of the Willowbrook Mile. The rally was focused on advocating for increased funding for direct support professionals (DSPs) and the investment in the future of our services for people with intellectual disabilities.

Queens Centers for Progress Board of Directors announces new members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 3, 2023 CONTACT: Wendy Phaff-Gennaro wgennaro@queenscp.org QUEENS CENTERS FOR PROGRESS ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS JAMAICA, NEW YORK, April 4, 2023- Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) announces the addition of two members to the Board of Directors of the 73 plus year-old agency that provides vital supports and services to children and adults in Queens who have an intellectual /developmental disability. Board President Margaret MacPherson made… Read More

QCP’s Beacon of Strength, Hope and Love

MEET LIAM … Liam is STRONG. DETERMINED. INSPIRING and a SURVIVOR. At 11 months old, Liam was left with third degree burns over 95 percent of his body after surviving a deadly house fire that claimed the lives of his grandfather, mother, and sister. Liam’s burns were so severe that he was given just a one percent chance of survival by ER doctors. They warned Liam’s family that if he survived he would endure multiple… Read More

Team QCP Running Program is Back on Track at SJU!

Our TeamQCP Running Program is back! Thanks to our on-going partnership with the St. John’s University Women’s Track and Field Team, the program officially kicked-off on Wednesday, September 28th and will commence in six weeks when our participants will participate in a 1-mile race around St. John’s University’s track and receive an commemorative t-shirt and race medal! Thanks to the SJU Women’s Track and Field Team and coaches, QCP’s individuals continue to… Read More

Stop & Shop Donates to QCP at Store’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Friday, October 7th QCP’s longtime community partner, Stop & Shop, held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Maspeth to celebrate the supermarket chain’s store remodel. The revamped store (along with many others throughout the borough and New York City) will offer customers a refreshed look, and new amenities that seek to enhance the customer shopping experience and better meet the needs of the diverse neighbors they serve. For many years,… Read More