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Inclement Weather Transportation Procedures

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Announcements

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...

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New Fuller Road IRA

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Announcements

CWI recently held an Open House for the agency’s newest Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) located on Fuller Road in Queensbury, NY.    The home features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, living...

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"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."

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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

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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 Congrats to all the honorees! (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Jane TylerA very special program,that gives hope to very special people . God bless YOU1   ·  1 week ago

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Dale Breault Sr.Yes and I drive them6 days ago

Karen Donovan-BennettThank you and God bless.5 days ago

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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

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Charlene Fuller WelcomeCan anyone purchase? and hours and location if yes.2 weeks ago

Dawn SaccoThis is so beautiful!!! Fabulous job everyone 😄2 weeks 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   ·  2 weeks ago

Laurie Deltrynice picture of all of you2 weeks ago

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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

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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

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Ginny L RegnerGreat job !!2 weeks ago

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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

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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

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Garrett EvansI use to work there & now I'm @ their Ballston Ave store in Saratoga Springs, NY3 weeks ago

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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

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Live United Stuff the Bus Food Drive

November 6, 2014, 7:00am

Price Chopper

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


Balloonists from the 2014 Adirondack Balloon Festival visited CWI's Eastpointe and Pathways programs earlier this week. (5 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Jessica Warringtonlove it2 months ago

Lisa SmithThank you for visiting Eastpointe and New Beginnings we really enjoyed ourselves2 months ago

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