Agency Profile


Enriching Lives of People With Special Needs

Maryhaven creates welcoming environments where people with special needs may reach their potential and enjoy a life full of dignity, purpose, and inclusion. Maryhaven's Residential Programs are family-like group homes and apartment-style communities where adults with special needs can live an independent, purposeful life with support.  In addition to providing housing, we support attaining the highest quality of life and personal growth by offering life skills and job training opportunities through our Day Habilitation, Vocational Training, and Supportive Work programs.

Date FoundedSeptember 12, 1930

Executive Director: 
Charles Vanek, III


Administration Office Location & Contact: 51 Terryville Rd. Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776.  631.474.4120

Community Residential Program: Maryhaven's Residential Programs are family-like group homes and apartment-style communities where adults with special needs can live an independent, purposeful life with support. Currently, throughout Suffolk County, there are 28 Group Homes and 17 apartments. Learn more about Maryhaven's residential program.

Community Day Habilitation Program: Maryhaven's Day Habilitation programs provide participants with the platform to attain the highest quality of life and personal growth by teaching daily living skills and affording them with community integration opportunities.  Our unique programs are geared to meet the individual needs and interests of participants. Specialized programs include:  performing arts, culinary arts, among others. Learn more about Maryhaven's day habilitation program.

Vocational Program:  The Vocational Program provides job skills training and job opportunities to individuals with disabilities, a group historically excluded from meaningful job training and competitive employment opportunities.  The integrated business center and the supported work program offer an array of job training, support services, and employment opportunities so that persons with disabilities may become a fully contributing members of society. Learn more about Maryhaven's vocational program.

Number of People Served: 687 Individuals

Number of Employees: 852 Employees

Operating Budget: $56 Million Annual Budget

Oversight and Funding Agencies:  OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities)