Our Story

Be Informed. Be Smart. Be Sure.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aenean feugiat dictum lacus, ut hendrerit mi pulvinar vel. Fusce id nibh at neque eleifend tristique at sit amet libero. In aliquam in nisl nec sollicitudin. Sed consectetur volutpat sem vitae facilisis. Fusce tristique, magna ornare facilisis sagittis, tortor mi auctor libero, non pharetra sem ex eu felis. Aenean egestas ut purus nec vehicula. Morbi eu nisi erat. Nam mattis id lectus sit amet mattis. Suspendisse eget tristique neque

Working Hours

Monday - Friday 09:00AM-17:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

Latest News

    No posts were found.

Welcome to Our Site

info@yourbusiness.com

345-657-534

Top
Kelsie Bongiorno

Meet Kelsie

Kelsie Bongiorno works as a direct support professional at an Upstate Cerebral Palsy children’s residence in Utica. One day, she visited a theme park with one of the children with whom she works.

“When I saw the excitement on her face when she was able to go on any ride she wanted, I realized that what I do as a direct support professional really matters,” she said. “I feel as if the people I work with are part of my family and I cherish them and look forward to that interaction each day. I know that I am making a difference in people’s lives and that is extremely rewarding to me.”

“I had just finished high school and was looking for a rewarding job when my mom asked if I thought about applying to Upstate Cerebral Palsy. I figured it would be something to look into since I was starting college to obtain a degree in education. The people I support along with the staff I work with are what keep me here at Upstate Cerebral Palsy.”

“The biggest challenges of my job are working with different people who have different needs. Some of the people we support require total assistance and some require little to none. Another challenge is understanding each individual we work with and knowing what they like and don’t like. But this is also a fun aspect as well. Everyone is unique and we celebrate that! The greatest reward of my job is seeing people become independent and achieving their goals of going out into the community. I love helping people work on skills such as money management, for example, knowing how much money to give the cashier when purchasing an item.”