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Promoting lifelong access to community resources

City Access New York promotes lifelong access to educational, vocational and cultural programs for New Yorkers of all abilities. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that identifies barriers to participation, in schools and in the community, and adapts the content and delivery of programs to the diverse needs of people with disabilities.  


Jonathan Marin selected by NYN Media for their 3rd Annual 40 Under 40 Award

Every year, New York Nonprofit Media recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40, who have made great strides in their career and hold the promise of a bright future.  This year they have selected our very own Jonathan Marin!  The Class of 2017 Rising Stars was profiled in a print journal and recognized at a breakfast awards ceremony at the Capital Grill in Manhattan.



City Access New York's "Reach for the Stars"

Achievement Dinner & Auction Gala!


Helping individuals with Developmental and Sensory Disabilities and the Visually Impaired.


Friday, October 20th, 2017

LiGreci's Staaten, Staten Island 

Bob Bentson - Bentson Insurance Group
Andrew Fisher, PhD. - Lavelle Fund For the Blind
Dr. Frank Mandarino - Mandarino Chiropractic Group
Eric Rosen - Autism Advocate

For more information contact: Ilene Rosen, Director of Development (718-982-8380 or


First Annual City Access New York Golf Outing

City Access New York held its First Annual Golf Outing at the beautiful Grand Oaks Country Club and South Shore Golf Course on Monday, July 10th. We would like to thank all the attendees that made this event a great success and a special thanks goes to Rita Morriale and Frank Wilkinson, our honorees for the event, for their dedication and compassion for people with developmental disabilities.

Check out pictures from the event!


Holly Bonner – Blind Motherhood and NYS Vision Rehabilitation and Employment Institute.  

A big thanks goes to Holly Bonner, the creator of and an inspiring advocate for the visually impaired community, who went out to Albany this month to meet with the NYS Commission for the blind.  As part of her presentation, Holly mentioned City Access New York and the urgency to fund Employment Programs that hold the visually impaired to a higher standard.





Sports and Fitness - City Access New York Cheerleaders are rooting for The Knights, our Day Habilitation Basketball Team, as they play with a local OTC school in Brooklyn.