NEWS

  • NDEAM Poster 2021

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021 (NDEAM) and this year’s theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.” It is a time to celebrate the people who are placed in meaningful employment opportunities by CBS’s Vocational Services and who are making a contribution not only to their workplace but to the economic recovery of […]

  • Milton Murdock and Sheryl Brown-Lewis Named Employee of the Year

    Milton Murdock and Sheryl Brown-Lewis both have the honor of being named the 2021 CBS Employee of the Year. Through a secret ballot vote, direct support staff from CBS programs have recognized Milton and Sheryl for their exemplary work in promoting the agency’s mission. In all that they do, Milton and Sheryl provide the individuals […]

  • Community Based Services DSP Week

    A Week to Honor Direct Support Professionals

    CBS is excited to celebrate Direct Support Professional Week (DSP) Week from September 12-18. Recognized annually, DSP Week highlights the dedicated and innovative team members who are the backbone of supporting persons with special needs. Often overlooked, the importance of a DSP’s ability to develop a trusting relationship with a person receiving support cannot be […]

  • CBS Celebrated 40 Years with A Day on the Farm

    Community Based Services (CBS), celebrated 40 years of serving people with disabilities in the Hudson Valley and Taconic regions. The nonprofit parent organization of Cultivating Dreams celebrated its 40th anniversary with the relaunch of Cultivating Dreams Farm on August 26. Relaunch of Cultivating Dreams Farm Community Based Services (CBS), celebrated 40 years of serving people with […]

  • CBS Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Celebrating 40 Years, CBS Relaunches Cultivating Dreams Farm with New Recreational and Educational Spaces Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Community Based Services (CBS) is relaunching Cultivating Dreams Farm and showcasing new recreational and educational spaces during “A Day on the Farm” event. The relaunch celebration, “A Day on the Farm,” will be held at Cultivating Dreams […]

  • May 15 Job Fair at CBS

    Meaningful Direct Support Professional Careers Begin at CBS A Direct Support Professional Job Fair will be held at Community Based Services on 3 Fields Lane in North Salem, NY.  Mark your calendars for May 15, from 12-4 PM. Are you looking for a meaningful career? CBS is growing and as a result we are expanding […]

  • May 3 Job Fair at Cultivating Dreams Farm

    Direct Support Professional Job Fair – Register Now! Meaningful Direct Support Professional Careers Begin at CBS A Direct Support Professional Job Fair will be held at our Cultivating Dreams Farm in Dutchess County on May 3 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Are you looking for a meaningful career? CBS is expanding many of our […]

  • COVID-19 OPWDD Health Advisory

    NYS OPWDD Launches New Agency Website to Help People Better Access Needed Supports and Services – The new website is now live at opwdd.ny.gov