L.I.F.E. “Long Island Friends Experience”

Enriching the lives of adults with special needs (age 21+).

The long running LIFE Socialization and Recreation Program brings together high functioning adults with special needs. This program offers the opportunity to foster friendships in a warm supportive and congenial atmosphere.

The group meets two (2) times monthly on Monday evenings, from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Participants will enjoy classes, workshops, community trips, and recreational activities. Program includes: Bowling, Bingo, Art, Game Night, Holiday Parties, Self-Advocacy Support, Support Groups, Social Skill Building, Community Trips and more…

Fee: Ranges between $5.00 to $10.00 depending on the program
Light refreshments are included

For more information, please contact Marisa Ruggiero at marisa.ruggiero@guraljcc.org.

This program is made possible by a grant with the JE and ZB Butler Foundation.

Virtual Book Club

Calling all Bookworms! Book Club for adults 21 and over meeting Tuesday evenings on Zoom from 7-8PM. Read along with us and have in-depth discussions on each book we read!

For more information please contact Marisa Ruggiero at marisa.ruggiero@guraljcc.org.

Virtual Support Group

Support Group for adults ages 21+ meeting twice (2) a month on Zoom, dates vary, from 5-6PM.

Participants learn social emotional skills, share their experiences, and provide one another with guidance.

For more information on meeting dates contact Marisa Ruggiero at marisa.ruggiero@guraljcc.org.

Making Meaningful Connections

In partnership with AHRC Nassau, a Free 12 session skills building course for adults with disabilities to improve interpersonal skills, build confidence, and increase successful connections to help meet personal social and relationships goals.

Contact Marisa Ruggiero for the next program offering at marisa.ruggiero@guraljcc.org

Walking Club

Join us Sundays in May for our Walking Club on the Long Beach Boardwalk. Connect with old friends, make new ones and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle.

For more information contact Marisa Ruggiero at marisa.ruggiero@guraljcc.org