Winter may bring weather conditions that require program delays or closure. Even when road conditions in town appear passable, bad weather in outlying areas often cause hazardous driving conditions and impact the...
North Country Ventures, a division of CWI, employs up to 60 individuals with disabilities in a supported and sheltered manufacturing environment. More than $4 million in revenue is generated annually through assembly, packaging and fulfillment contracts with NYS and private industry.
Community, Work & Independence, Inc. offers innovative supports and services, empowering people with differing abilities and needs to discover their potential and pursue the lives they envision.
"I have been working with CWI for 23 years. I am proud of myself for what I can do. My mother and father are pleased that I have done so well with having my own apartment. I feel happy and like to help my roommate. She is my friend."
Jennifer Andrews Self Advocate
CWI is pleased to announce two new services beginning in 2015: Pathway to Employment (begins January 2015) and Community Prevocational Services (begins March 2015). For more details, visit www.cwinc.org or call CWI at 518-793-4700 ext. 19135. ... See MoreSee Less
If you would like to read Kate Durning's story titled An Autistic Influence on Love, Friendship, and Day-to-Day Life, visit CWI's website and select News & Events -> Annual Reports -> 2014 Annual Report. Her article appears on pages 14-15. Kate did an exceptional reading of her story at CWI's 2014 Annual Meeting and Employee Recognition Breakfast. Thank you Kate for sharing. ... See MoreSee Less
Photos taken at CWI's 2014 Annual Meeting and Employee Recognition Breakfast held today at the Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury, NY. Employees were recognized for 3 years up to 35 years of service. Community Partner Awards were presented to the SI Group and Tri-County United Way. Della Shiell was the first recipient of CWI's Enriching Lives Award for outstanding volunteerism. Assemblyman Dan Stec and Keith Scherer from Senator Betty Little's Office presented NYS Citations for Years of Service to Christine Miles (35 Years of Service) and Jean Herman (25 Years of Service). A special video highlighting CWI's community and employment services division was presented and can be viewed on our website at www.cwinc.org. Congrats to all the honorees! (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Photos from LARAC's Holiday Shop Opening Reception featuring an exhibit of works of art, jewelry, ornaments and more made by CWI's Expressions Day Program participants and staff. Items on sale now through December 24th. (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Dawn SaccoThis is so beautiful!!! Fabulous job everyone 😄1 month ago
Community, Work & Independence, Inc.Yes all shoppers are welcome. LARAC Holiday Shop is open Tues. thru Sat. 10 am to 4 pm daily until Dec 24th. Call 798-1144 for info. Shop located next to Crandall Public Library in downtown Glens Falls.1 · 1 month ago
Looking for a special gift for the holiday season? LARAC's Holiday Shop opens with a reception on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 5-7 pm in the LARAC Gallery in City Park downtown Glens Falls. The Holiday shop will feature a special display of artwork and ornaments made by CWI's Expression's Day Program staff and participants. Some of the items will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For more info, call 798-1144. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
NOVEMBER 8: Day three and we definitely Stuffed the Bus! Thanks to all who made this food drive a huge success: Donors, sponsors, volunteers, Stuff the Bus Committee and Price Chopper! Also, special thanks to CWI's day program staff and participants for delivery and pick up of food collection bins at 70+ sites in the tri-county area as well as CWI's Transit Connection staff for their assistance with the bus. Together we replenished the food pantry shelves in our region and drove hunger to the curb! (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
NOVEMBER 7: Day two of Live United Stuff the Bus Food Drive. Bus is half full as of 1 pm today. Still need more donations to fill the bus. Food drive to end on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 12 noon. (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
NOVEMBER 6: First day of Live United Stuff the Bus Food Drive. Live radio remote by Regional Radio Group held during event at Price Chopper, 677 Upper Glen St., Queensbury. Radio interviews featured local dignitaries, business executives, sponsors and volunteers. Also, CWI Day Services staff and participants help load food donations onto the bus. (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
On 11/4/14, Price Chopper Store Manager Tom Dinardi (center) assisted CWI’s Pathways Day Services participants Kaitlin Jay (left) and Mary Rose Kana (right) with prepping food bags to be sold for the upcoming Live United Stuff the Bus Food Drive taking place November 6-8, 2014 at Price Chopper’s 677 Upper Glen Street store in Queensbury, NY. CWI’s Pathway’s staff and participants volunteered their time to help prepare the bags to be sold to customers who would like to donate non-perishable and non-breakable food items during the event. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less
Public invited to donate non-perishable and non-breakable food items November 6-7 from 7 am to 7 pm daily and November 8 from 7 am to 12 noon at the CWI Bus to be parked in front of Price Chopper, 677 Upper Glen St., Queensbury, NY. Benefits food pantries in Warren, Washington and Northern Saratoga Counties. For info, visit www.cwinc.org.