Search for Change
95 Church Street (Suite 200)
White Plains, New York 10601
Contact Person: Ron Kavanaugh, Executive Director
Phone Number: (914) 428-5600
Fax Number: (914) 428-5642
Web address:
Number of Yrs in Service: 30 years

Search for Change is dedicated to improving the quality of live and increasing the self-sufficiency of individuals with emotional, social and economic barriers throughout Westchester, Putnam, and Fairfield counties. This is accomplished by providing the direct support and assistance needed to enable individuals to reach their full potential.


 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired   Visually Impaired  
Emotional / Psychiatric x Mental Retardation  
Developmental Disabilities   Physical Disabilities  
Learning Disabilities   Autism  
Medically Fragile   Traumatic Brain Injured  
Other Disabilities:


Ages Served:

0 to 5   22 to 65 x
6 to 21 (Starting at age 18) x 65 and over x

Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking   Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social x Swimming  
Other Recreation: We coordinate activities for clients of our Residential Programs that may include many of the above activities.

Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School  
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School   Pre-Vocational x
Professional   Assessments x
Other Education: Vocational Training


Transportation Services Provided:

Public x Travel Training x
Private x    
Other Transportation: If applicable, we assist clients with Medicaid Transportation

Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing:


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling x
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services: We refer clients to Legal Aide Services 

Medical Services Services Provided: *

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services: *Guide and assist clients to access these services.

Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation x Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training x Supported Employment x
Pre-Vocational Training x Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling x    
Other Vocational Services: