THE UNWAVERING BELIEF IN THE POTENTIAL OF EVERY PERSON IS WHAT OUR TEAMS SEE AS PEOPLE COME THROUGH OUR DOORS. 

 
 

We listen to our clients, their families and loved ones to help them create a plan to live out the life they imagine for themselves.   We are all human and each of us has dreams and aspirations.  Our clients need assistance to overcome challenges they face in everyday life.  Some challenges are very difficult and our licensed professionals have the expertise and experience to treat them.   All of our programs, services and staff focus on teaching-learning, growth and self sufficiency to the best of one’s ability.  Sixty years of experience helping people overcome challenges allows us to offer not only hope but effective strategies to foster ability into capability.

The E. John Gavras Center has grown dramatically itself over the past ten years offering a variety of programs and services to adults.   We aim to be flexible and responsive in our service provision so that we may continue to meet the needs of children, adults and families for the 60 years to come.

The E. John Gavras Center strives to be leaders in direct care service provision with programming of the highest quality for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.  All of our efforts are to serve individuals so that they may attain set goals and reach their aspirations of life.  The Medicaid Service Coordination and Direct Care Services are operated under the New York State Office of Persons With Developmental Disabilities.  Periodically program names change as well as guidelines for operations.