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Nicholas Center expands into Pleasantville, NY - Founded October 5, 2020

Over the last 10 years, The Nicholas Center in Port Washington, N.Y., has grown into one of the leading providers of community-based vocational and educational
services for people with autism in Nassau County, Long Island. The noteworthy success of the program has been recognized regionally. So much so, that a group of
parents of individuals with autism spectrum disorders—plus other autism advocates—in Westchester County requested that the Nicholas Center bring the same services to their community.


​This strong community interest included a willingness by 13 families to help partially fund the necessary start-up costs for operation and the purchase of a building for Nicholas Center’s employment partner , Spectrum Designs, in Westchester.  As a result, The Nicholas Center Westchester expansion, in Pleasantville, N.Y., was planned, created, and opened its doors on October 5, 2020. 


The unique partnership model combined with  Nicholas Center's unrelenting committment to community building and inclusion -  will address the area's unmet needs of  young adults with autism , for many years to come.  Let the journey begin...