Stories

  • Charter School Countdown!

    November 21, 2017

    September 2018 will mark the opening of the Cardinal McCloskey Community Charter School. Join us at our Open House on January 11th, 2018.

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  • A shared office with a shared goal.

    November 02, 2017

    The joy and rewards of sharing space with the individuals with developmental disabilities in our Day Hab Program.

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  • Autism Speaks Helps Support CMCS

    August 01, 2017

    Cardinal McCloskey Community Services is very pleased to announce we have received a grant award from Autism Speaks to fund our Registered Behavior Technician Training for the adults with autism in our care.

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  • Thank you to the Foundations that Support our Work.

    February 01, 2017

    CMCS thanks all our funders for their partnership in supporting the critical needs of the thousands of children and families we serve.

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  • A push for Hearts to Homes!

    December 22, 2016

    The Hearts to Homes program gathered almost 1,800 votes in the December KIND Snacks contest. Stay tuned as we will be re-entering the KIND contest in March 2017, and we’ll need your VOTES!

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  • CMCS Celebrates 70 Years of Service

    October 31, 2016

    On Wednesday October 26th, at the NYAC in Manhattan, CMCS held our 70th Anniversary Gala. Our host, David Ushery from NBC Channel 4, welcomes and thanks those who make our work possible.

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  • CMCS Celebrates 70 Years of Service

    October 21, 2016

    On Wednesday October 26th, at the NYAC in Manhattan, CMCS held our 70th Anniversary Gala. David Ushery from NBC Channel 4 welcomes and thanks those who make our work possible.

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  • The passing of a friend.

    June 14, 2016

    On June 2nd, 2016 we lost a great man. Charles (Chuck) Houghton, Jr. passed away after a brief illness.

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  • CMCS Celebrates 70 Years of Service

    May 19, 2016

    The CMCS Toy Drive circa 1961. Time passes by and our commitment to serving others remains strong.

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  • Autism Awareness Day

    April 01, 2016

    In preparation of Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd, CMCS staff across all locations help “Light It Up Blue”!

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  • When help arrives

    October 22, 2015

    Read the story of Kiara, her family and the support they received in teaching them how to advocate for the ongoing needs of their daughter.

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  • School Enrollment is Open!

    August 06, 2015

    The CMCS Early Childhood Division is enrolling children for our Family Child Care, Center Based Child Care, and Preschool Head Start programs.

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  • Taking The Stage Art Exhibition

    June 19, 2015

    CMCS’s “Taking The Stage” Art Exhibition Showing Now Through July 15, 2015 in the Rotunda Art Gallery at the Mt. Vernon Public Library

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  • Fordham University lends a hand.

    May 08, 2015

    Students from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University take on a consulting assignment for CMCS.

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  • The Parenting Journey - CMCS and Head Start

    July 21, 2014

    Parent’s are recognized at the completion of a 12 week Parenting Course at our Tolentine Head Start location.

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  • A Sister’s Thank You

    July 21, 2014

    A heartfelt thank you letter from Grace Lawton, whose brother Jack has autism. Jack is a resident in one our CMCS homes and participates in our Day Hab program.

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  • No Mountain Too High

    April 16, 2014

    From a difficult and challenging childhood, and with the help and support of the programs at CMCS, read an inspiring story of a young lady who scaled new heights.

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  • The CMCS Toy Drive

    January 13, 2014

    Cardinal McCloskey Community Services recently put the finishing touches on our Annual Christmas Toy Drive.

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  • From Foster Care to College Students

    July 15, 2013

    It’s back to college for 18 young men and women from our Foster Care programs.

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