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Residential Services

Encouraging Growth and Independence

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Day Habilitation Services

Promoting Independence and Community Integration

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Smile Farms at IGHL

Making a Difference, One Plant at a Time.

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About Us

                                                                                                                                                          

Independent Group Home Living Program, Inc. [IGHL]

est. 1978

IGHL is a not-for-profit organization on Long Island that is dedicated to providing lifetime support and innovative services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 Our wide variety of dynamic services include Residential, Day Habilitation programs, Vocational Training and Employment programs.

From the first group home IGHL opened in 1978, our purpose has always been to provide the highest quality of care, supports, and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, so that they can realize their full potential, and become contributing members of their community.

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A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT & CEO, WALTER W. STOCKTON

Walter W. Stockton shares the significant impact IGHL has for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

                                                                                                                                                          

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Corporate Engagement Program
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Make a Gift, Change a Life.

  • One-Time Donation
  • Recurring Donation
  • Planned Giving
  • Monthly Giving Program
  • Gifts of Stock & Securities

Come partner with us! The Community and Corporate Engagement Program offers businesses and organizations the opportunity to volunteer their time and skills to help support and significantly impact the lives of those we support. 

Use your voice and share IGHL's story and mission to your social network and become an advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

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Featured Programs

Residential Services

IGHL's residential services afford people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to live in community-based housing, while receiving the specialized care they require.

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Day Habilitation Program

The day habilitation programs at IGHL offer structured and diverse services for individuals who have gone beyond a school program, but still require a structured therapeutic environment.

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Smile Farms at IGHL

Smile Farms at IGHL is an employment opportunity that provides people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to work and experience the satisfaction of receiving a paycheck.

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Highlighted News

IGHL's Director of Day Program Services, Shannon Mazza, introduced News2you curriculum to program participants at IGHL in January 2022.

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The Plugged In Podcast recently hosted Kinexion President and CEO, Walter W. Stockton, on their show to discuss Kinexion and the seven affiliate human service providers across Long Island.

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In October 2022, Dominique and Jeffrey, who are two residents that reside in the Halpern House, went to Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

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Events

Employment at IGHL