Yedei Chesed, a 501(c)(3) registered with the New York State Charities Bureau, was founded in 1992 by Rabbi Simon Lauber to advocate for the developmentally disabled of our community. Our commitment is to provide these individuals the opportunity for an improved quality of life and the potential for independence, inclusion, individualization, and productivity. Yedei Chesed advocates for the rights, choices and opportunities of people with developmental disabilities and assists them in attaining their rightfully deserved place in society. Yedei Chesed is a contract agency certified by the New York State Office of People With Developmental Disabilities(OPWDD).
BY THE NUMBERS
Of adults in our day programs are employed in the community
Of individuals in our residential programs have moved to a less restrictive setting
Of the people we serve live at home with
Members of the greater Monsey community are employed by Yedei Chesed at any given time
Spent on behalf of our clients at local businesses in 2016
Common Questions Parents Ask
"My child was recently diagnosed with a developmental disability, where do I go from here?"
"I need help with my son after school hours; he has many issues and requires a lot of care. Who can give me assistance with that?"
"All the equipment and special devices for my daughter are very costly. How will I be able to cover the many expenses?"
"I am in desperate need of a vacation, yet I do not have where to leave my child with disabilities. Does that mean I can’t go?"
"My children are embarrassed of their sibling who has delays, how can I help them cope with these feelings?"