SPARC programs indicated with (*) receive Medicaid waiver respite funding. Participants must be OPWDD eligible. SPARC fees cover additional program enhancements.
SPARC enhances the lives of people with developmental disabilities through high quality therapeutic recreation activities. Participants work on skill development in a nurturing social community that does not otherwise exist in their lives.
SPARC, Inc., Special Program And Resource Connection, is a not-for-profit agency founded in 1989, entering our 27th year of service in January 2016. Our services reach over 1,000 individuals at locations in every corner of Westchester County. Weekly activities foster individual potential, new friendships and eliminate isolation. Programs and trips in typical community venues allow participants to strengthen inclusion skills and acceptance in their neighborhoods. SPARC also supports the community through resources, training and consultation for local agencies and professionals.