Human First, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 2001. We are a multicultural agency serving the developmentally disabled communities of New York City and Long Island. We are committed to creating positive relationships and safe environments in our work with the community.
Our Mission is to provide greater opportunities for individuals with special needs to reach their personal goals. We are dedicated to developing support systems for both individuals and their families.
We Strive to reach previously underserved populations in New York communities through our programs.
We Serve over 1400 families in Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Human First offers Individualized Support Services, Service Coordination, Community Habilitation, Day Habilitation, Residential services and more to children and adults with various disabilities. Our culturally trained and multilingual staff and high staff retention rates are the keys to our success. We currently employ over 400 individuals who provide a wide range of services. We are well known for serving the most challenging individuals from seriously emotionally disabled to medically fragile, and have been recognized by esteemed elected officials for our outstanding contributions to the care of the disabled in New York.