CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight: Kelly Smith

Kelly has a 21 year history with CDS Monarch, all of which has been spent at Webster Creative Opportunities. She is a Treatment Coordinator who curre

March is National Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month

President Ronald Reagan signed a presidential proclamation in 1987 designating March as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (a recent

From the CEO: Supporting Special Olympics

The Special Olympics program at CDS Monarch includes individuals we serve, as well as others from our community. It is an unfunded program and as such

On Film: CDS Monarch Senior Living Grand Opening Ceremony

Did you miss the CDS Monarch Senior Living Grand Opening Ceremony?  Well, now you can watch it here:Part 1:Part 2:Part 3:

Staff Highlight: Erin Bostian

Erin started out at CDS Monarch in the QA department over 14 years ago. Today she is responsible for overseeing incident management and supervises th

Grand Opening Ceremony for CDS Monarch Senior Living

CDS Monarch held a Grand Opening Ceremony for CDS Monarch Senior Living, on the morning of February 28th at 10am at the new facility located at 840 Ho

Play Volleyball With Us!

The annual Special Olympics Unified Volleyball games will be held on Monday, April 23rd, Monday, April 30th and Monday, May 7th. The games will be fr

CDS Monarch and Nazareth College Collaborate on Autism Conference

(Reblogged via Saturday, April 21, 2012, CDS Monarch and Nazareth College will present the first annual "Voices for Autism" Conferenc

BCO Bake Sale

This Friday, February 24th, from 9AM to 1PM at the Wolf Life Transitions Center, individuals from Blended Creative Opportunities will be holding a bak

Reba McEntire Speaks Out on Disability Services

Country music legend Reba McEntire has joined OPWDD's outreach campaign, which is designed to educate New Yorkers about services and supports availabl

From the CEO: New Year, New Name

A new year always brings new things. Here at CDS Monarch, our year began with a new name and a fresh look. First, let me share a bit of history wit

Ultimate Wednesday: The Reptile Guys

Snakes, lizards and alligators...oh my!  The Reptile Guys brought their whole crew to our Ultimate Wednesday here at the Wolf Life Transitions Ce

Staff Highlight: Wandalynn Rogers

Wanda (left) with Sofia at BCO.Wanda is celebrating her 22nd anniversary at CDS Monarch this month! Currently Wanda can be found working at the Wolf

A New Supported Employment Opportunity

The Supported Employment department at CDS Monarch is very excited about a new enclave work group that will be starting up in the Danforth Cafeteria i

"Works for Me" Nominee: Tyrone S.

Tyrone S. was recognized with a 2011 DDSO Works For Me Award nomination for 15 years of excellent service at Chartwells at Nazareth College! The follo