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    Welcome to TOUCH
    Our Mission is Direct Access
    We provide direct access to housing and employment opportunities
    specifically for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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    Take the tour!
    View the TOUCH application BEFORE you sign up
    Take a look at the powerful, direct access services we offer.
    Housing and Employment opportunities are at the tips of your fingers!

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    Search Better!
    Introducing TOUCH Managed Search!
    Try our "Managed Search Terms" for faster, more accurate employment opportunities.
    TOUCH is always working for you to make direct access better and more effecitve.
Welcome to T.O.U.C.H.
The first direct access resource for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The TOUCH Web site provides you with direct access to learn about New York State disability providers and search for employment opportunities that are tailored “just for you�.

Featured TOUCH Provider

Volunteers of America

Tere Pettitt, President & CEO

340 West 85th St.
New York , NY, 10024
Region: 4

Featured Story
HUD Settles Disability Discrimination Case with Michigan Mortgage Company
Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:22:16 GMT

TOUCHDirect Resources
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Hosted by Special Citizens Futures Unlimited

The TOUCH program is hosted by Special Citizens Futures Unlimited, and organization committed to the development and delivery of a comprehensive, integrated system of services, which has as its primary purpose the promotion and attainment of independence, inclusion, individuality and productivity for adults and children with Autism.

SCFU provides the following services:
  • Residential (Individual Residential Alternatives and Intermediate Care Facilities)
  • Day Habilitation (Site and Community Based Day Options)
  • Medicaid Service Coordination
  • Community Habilitation
  • Supported Employment
  • Pre-Vocational Support
  • Work Readiness
  • Recreation
  • Therapeutic Surf Camp for Children with Autism

“ The world will be a better place when everyone realizes that people with disabilities have the same needs, feelings and desires that all people have. ”
Eileen Shapiro, Parent