The Block Institute of Brooklyn, New York is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. Established in 1962, Block Institute has extensive experience providing individualized services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.


Our Story

For over 50 years, Block Institute has been a beacon of hope for the developmentally disabled and their families. Our program offerings include Special Education for children with special needs ages three to five years old. For adults with disabilities who are age 18 and older, we provide Day Habilitation, and quality Residential Care in a family-like setting. Our adult programs help individuals with disabilities to develop increased independence, individuality, productivity and community inclusion. We firmly believe that every individual, no matter his or her disability, has the potential to achieve greater independence, and lead a more fulfilling life. Read more...

Our Mission

Block Institute is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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