New Agency Board Member Elected: Meet Leng Lao

Please join us in welcoming Leng Lao, the newest member of the Board of Directors of Citizens Options Unlimited. The board advances Citizen’s mission through oversight of the agency’s governance work on behalf of children and adults with an I/DD. … Continued

Respite Moments: Connecting Through Games

Little moments can make for big change! While playing games can seem like just a fun activity, play is central to the development of fundamental social, emotional, and physical skills. Playing games also brings people supported at Saturday Respite out … Continued

Pre-Vocational Prepping: Meet Fred Parnther

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Fred Parnther, 47, from Westbury, has lived in the Citizens’ W. Hempstead Residence since March 2008. Prior to the pandemic, Fred was employed at a local gymnasium. Three years later and Fred is eager to … Continued

New Residential Council Elected

In early September, the Citizens Options Unlimited Residential Council welcomed new board members to advance the goals of community inclusion and a more robust membership. Three cheers for: President Bonnie Lerhinan from Seaford Vice President Devon Rivera from Manor Road … Continued