Yonkers Community Action Program
164 Ashburton Ave.
Yonkers, New York 10701
Contact Person: Penny M. Pepe, Program Director
Phone Number: (914) 423-5905 (ext. 17)
Fax Number: (914) 423-5938
Web address:  
Number of Yrs in Service: 41 years

In operation since 1965, our mission is to give leadership and support to advance the welfare of the residents of the Yonkers community, with particular emphasis on coordination of actions for the elimination of poverty. YCAP accomplishes this through programs that empower and enable individuals and families to become more self-sufficient.


 Disabilities Served:

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


Ages Served:

0 to 5   22 to 65 x
6 to 21 x 65 and over x

Recreation Services Provided:

Arts x Team Sports x
Biking   Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School x
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School x Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments  
Other Education:  Homework Assistance  5 to 12 years of age
After school program for ADD, ADHD, and other learning disabilities.


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Other Transportation:


Housing Services Provided: *

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing: * Assist clients to secure Assisted Living Section 8 and low income housing

Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

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

Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services:

Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services:
                   Community Day Services Provided:
Day Habilitation   Drop In Centers  
Day Treatments   Psychosocial  
    Pre Employment  
    Supported Education