At Modest Community Services, our mission is to provide a variety of person-centered services and support to help individuals with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities gain independence, integrate into the community, and live fulfilling lives. To achieve this, we offer day habilitation as well as community habilitation, vocational skills, internship opportunities, residential services, recreational activities, and referral services.

Welcome to Modest

Modest Community Services is a non-profit organization approved and regulated by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), to provide programs, services and support to people with developmental disabilities of all ages and their families.

At Modest, we provide therapeutic framework which combines person-centered planning and innovative habilitation support and services that are developed to inspire the individuals to learn the skills necessary to live a more productive and independent life within their community.

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Residential Services

A 24-hour Supervised Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA), a group living home where staff members support and supervises individuals receiving habilitation services. Within this setting, habilitation services are provided to individuals to ......  

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Recreational Activities

MODEST’S clinical and support staff work extensively with notable community organizations to ensure that our individuals have the opportunity to enjoy New York City’s social, cultural, and entertainment resources, which are diverse in nature........

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Community Habilitation Services

CH is provided to clients who reside in a private home and in accordance with the person’s Individualized Service Plan (ISP). The individualized support services must provide self-direction and family direction as an ........ 

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Day Habilitation Support and Services

Provides a range of meaningful experiences designed to meet individual choices and needs in community settings. These experiences might include purchasing, volunteering, or recreational activities ........

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Referral for Services

Referrals to MODEST ordinarily come from OPWDD. It also can come from clinics, schools, family members, legal guardians, friends and self referral. Any New York State resident with a developmental disability can make a request for services funded by......

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Administrative Offices
4308 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312



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