Mission and History

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  • October 30, 2016

Mission Statement

As a leading provider of cost effective evidence based health, social and economic services in a multi-racial society, Federation of Organizations recognizes the reality of racial, economic and cultural disparities in our community and is committed to fostering racial and cultural equity in our hiring practices, and throughout the array of services we deliver.  We partner with individuals, families and communities to promote wellness, health equity and enrich quality of life.  We are agents of change in a rapidly evolving health care environment.  We collaborate with community leaders and progressive healthcare providers to educate and motivate people to improve their health.

About Us

Federation of Organizations (Federation) is a multi-service, community-based social wellness agency and is a major provider of health and wellness, senior & children’s services, housing, and support services in Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and Manhattan. Originally comprised of an alliance of family advocacy groups, Federation of Organizations was incorporated as a not-for-profit in 1972.  For fifty years, Federation has developed innovative, successful programs that are designed to meet the needs of vulnerable populations, such as individuals in recovery, those living with chronic medical conditions, adult home residents, the homeless, low-income seniors and at-risk children. Since 1977, Federation’s mission has been to engage people with disabilities in community service and provide a wide range of programs including care coordination, housing, clinical treatment, employment, peer advocacy, and other rehabilitative services. One of Federation’s main goals is to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families through education, information and referral services, legislative action and program development.