Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, day, community and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school support, primary and specialty health care and advocacy.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
PROS Peer Specialist is responsible to articulate and model the recovery philosophy of the PROS program. Peer Specialist is responsible for running a variety of groups that focus on the mental health barriers that prevent program participants from achieving their self-identified life goals such as going back to work, living independently, going back to school and improving their overall quality of life.
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