Human Services

A Very Special Place, Inc.

aka AVSP

Staten Island, NY

Mission

A Very Special Place, Inc., founded in 1974, provides a comprehensive network of programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Programs and services offered include various day programs, evening and weekend recreation programs, residential services, respite services, in-home habilitation services, and various support services for individuals and their families. With the guidance and support offered at AVSP, people of all ages find opportunities to achieve independence and self-fulfillment and are thus empowered to lead fuller lives.

Ruling Year

1980

Executive Director

Ms. Genevieve Benoit

Main Address

49 Cedar Grove Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10306 USA

Keywords

Developmental Disabilities, Employment Training, Group Homes, Day Habilitation

EIN

13-3005006

 Number

8500988992

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Group Home (Long Term (P73)

Employment Procurement Assistance and Job Training (J20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Financials

A Very Special Place, Inc.

Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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