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Let us be your next career move!

Our mission at Rise Life Services is to provide a residential and supported living environment dedicated to empowering people with intellectual disabilities and mental health challenges to RISE to their full potential. We have full time and part time positions available that can fit into your work/life balance. Contact us for an on-site interview. Walk-ins [...]

By | 2018-08-23T13:12:15+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Getting To Know, Latest News, Residential Life|0 Comments

Ricardo (Ricky) Delgado & The Main Street Market Food Pantry

Ricardo Delgado, better known as Ricky, is a friendly and welcoming personality who greets you eagerly as you enter the Main Street Market Food Pantry located at the RISE Life Services office building in Suite 500 at 901 East Main Street, in downtown Riverhead. Ricky is the manager of the food pantry. It’s a very [...]

By | 2018-08-23T13:18:09+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Resident Spotlight: Peter Impasto and The Main Street Connection

Meet Peter Impasto, a resident at RISE’s Northville ICF. He is also one of the first participants to join RISE’s new day program without walls called, The Main Street Connection. Peter’s story since his connection with The Main Street Connection is inspiring as he continues to thrive in a routine with activities he truly enjoys. [...]

Meet the Staff: Ariel Cruz

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has an amazing team of people, who make a powerful and positive difference every day in people’s lives.  We’d like you to meet our staff members and learn more about them. This week, we introduce you to Ariel Cruz, residential manager at the Aquebogue residence. Ms. Cruz has worked [...]

By | 2018-03-28T18:19:04+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Resident Spotlight: Jennifer Roth

Expressing Emotions Through Creativity Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has 32 residences, from mid-Suffolk throughout the East End. These sites are filled with amazing people and we would like to share spotlight blogs on them as much as possible. This week, we would like to introduce you to Jennifer Roth, an artist and writer [...]

By | 2018-03-09T20:47:58+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Resident Spotlight: Laurie Force

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has 32 residences, from mid-Suffolk throughout the East End. These sites are filled with amazing people and we would like to share spotlight blogs on them as much as possible. Today, we would like to introduce you to Laurie Force, who is a cheerful, kind and optimistic woman. Laurie [...]

By | 2018-02-16T15:15:11+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Transition and the Mental Health Program

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) is focused on extensive training during orientation of staff and an integrative approach to transition for new team members. New staff gets to know the individuals in our programs even before they start work. When joining a recent training session, we learn about the Mental Health Program at ADD, [...]

By | 2018-02-08T16:48:37+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

A Year in Blogs

This blog marks the 12th month of a year publishing weekly blogs about Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). We’ve told stories of inspiration, talent and overcoming obstacles. We have shared news of events, press coverage and success of our programs. Our blogs have also highlighted various staff and residents, to help readers get to [...]

By | 2018-01-09T21:54:33+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Events, Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments