Brookhaven Disability Task Force

Special Needs Advisory Board
Disability Task Force Inaugural Partner Meeting

Town of Brookhaven Disability Task Force - On September 30, 2014 Supervisor Edward Romaine and the Town Board passed resolution 2014-672 establishing the Town of Brookhaven’s Disability Task Force.

Persons with disabilities and their families or care givers face daily challenges and the mission of the Brookhaven Disability Task Force is to provide the Town Board with information and recommendations that will help the Town in its efforts to develop programs and improve facilities in order to accommodate and offer equal opportunities for residents with special needs and allow them to be active members of our community.

Questionnaire: Please answer a few questions to help us better assist the needs of children with disabilities in our community. Take our questionnaire now.

Mission Statement: The mission of the Brookhaven Disability Task Force is to provide the Town Board with information and recommendations. This will help the Town in its continuous efforts to develop programs and improve facilities in order to accommodate and offer equal opportunities for residents with disabilities to be active members of our community.

About Us: The Task Force is comprised of volunteers who reside within Brookhaven Township. We are advocates, service providers, non-profits, parents of children in special education, caretakers and concerned citizens. We strive to provide awareness, improve, strengthen and expand programs and services for people with disabilities throughout Brookhaven Town.

Partner Brochure: Find organizations which provide services to children with disabilities in the Town of Brookhaven. View the Disability Task Force Partner Brochure now! Please contact the Town of Brookhaven Disability Task Force at 631-451-6284 if you have or know of an organization that can provide opportunities for young people with disabilities in our Town.

Accessibility Guide: Learn about the many accessible programs and services Brookhaven Town offers to its residents, as well as information for employment and emergency services. As a community, it is important we work together to include everyone in our efforts to make Brookhaven Town the best place for all residents. View the Town of Brookhaven Accessibility Guide now!

Contact Information
Alison Karppi
ADA Compliance Manager
631-451-6600

Cliff Hymowitz
Accessibility Specialist
631-451-6284
chymowitz@brookhavenny.gov


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Members:
Marlene Patti: Chair
Sonia Zaidi: Secretary
Angela Melledy: Member 
Dawn M. Cookler: Member 
Dorothea Daniels: Member 
Bob Mongillo: Member 
Barbara Mongillo: Member 
Hedi Flickstein: Member 
Glenn F. Campbell: Member 
Valerie Lewis: Member 
Melba Pabon: Member 
Roy Probeyhan: Member 
Glen F. Campbell: Compliance Committee Co-Chair 
Valerie Lewis: Compliance Committee Co-Chair