NY START Region 5 Launch a Success



On Wednesday April 11th, the NY START Region 5 (Long Island) team hosted their program launch training event in Smithtown, New York. The launch featured Center for START Services Director, Dr. Joan Beasley, OPWDD Director of Health and Community Supports, Kate Bishop, Region 5 Program Director, Camille Livingston, CEO of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc (FREE), Robert Budd, and Center for START Services Associate Director, Dr. Karen Weigle. The training event was very well attended by community partners, members of all regional NY START programs, and advocates from the Long Island community. Congratulations to NY START Region 5 on a successful launch!

kate bishop stands with a microphone in front of a few hundred people sitting at round tables in a brightly lit room

group picture of the NY START region 5 team

group picture of NY START teams from all program regions