Founded in 1996, the THRIVE Network is a 501(c)(3) social services agency dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families who are in need of crucial services to enhance their lives. Every day we support more than 1,000 individuals and their families throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan.
We are proud of how much has we have accomplished in our first two decades. It is a privilege to serve our communities.
Enhance the lives of people in need.
We offer programs and services to individuals so they reach their potential.
In pursuing the mission of enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities and their families, we pledge to conduct ourselves according to the following values:
We never give up.
We are resourceful problem-solvers. Teamwork and collaboration are cornerstones of how we get results.
We respect every individual.
We treat each other with fairness and dignity. We promote honest communication and inclusiveness.
People are people, and we all need the same things and respond well to the same things.
－ Dr. Merrith Hockmeyer, Board Vice-President, THRIVE