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ABOUT US

Our team has personal and professional expertise in a range of disabilities

How We Support Children and Families

We provide step-by-step guidance to families as they explore and determine the best options for their children.

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RESOURCES

Matching the needs of children with early intervention and special education services

2

SUPPORT

Assisting parents throughout the process of assessment, evaluation and referral

3

EDUCATION

Providing training and technical assistance to families and professionals

Who We Are

Our center, the only cross-disability center in the Bronx, is led by a team of professionals who have both personal and professional expertise with a range of disabilities. All of us at Bronx Independent Living Services are passionate about connecting families with appropriate services and learning environments for their children.

Maura Rosado – Director [email protected]

Crystal Rivera – Manager [email protected]

Nicole Lee – Early Childhood Specialist [email protected]

Jessica Tambor – Early Childhood Specialist [email protected]

Wendy Urena – Early Childhood Specialist [email protected]

Our Mission

Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empower all people with disabilities to understand and exercise their civil and human rights in order to live fully integrated lives in mainstream society. BILS assists individuals by providing them the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their own lives through access to education, skills development, and access to the appropriate resources. On a systemic level, BILS is committed to facilitating social, economic, and civic change by advocating for the removal of architectural, communication, and attitudinal barriers that have limited the disabled community for far too long.

BILS assists individuals by providing them the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their own lives. Agency-wide services and programs include:

  • Peer Counseling
  • Information and Referral
  • Personal and Systems
  • Advocacy
  • Crime Victims/Domestic Violence Services
  • Deaf Services
  • Housing
  • Benefit Entitlement

ABOUT US

The Early Childhood Program is a service of Bronx Independent Living Services. Established in 1983, BILS is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empowering all people with disabilities to understand and exercise their civil and human rights in order to live fully integrated lives in mainstream society.

CONTACT US

4419 Third Avenue
Suite 2C
Bronx, NY 10457

[email protected]
Voice: 347-271-8159
Video Phone: 347-269-1792
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