Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Lead Fuller Lives


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A Very Special Place, Inc, provides a comprehensive network of programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. With the guidance and support offered at AVSP people of all ages find opportunities to achieve independence and self-fulfillment.

We invite you to explore our website and learn more about us.




In the News:


Individuals from AVSP and their friends participate in the Staten Island Ferry Party Ride


Individuals from AVSP attend the Disabilities Pride Parade in Manhattan


Paul Schwarz, recipient of the 2015 Brother Hugo Hurst Senior Involvement Award