The Compass Project

Compass Long Island
516-822-3535 ext. 363
45 Manetto Hill Road
Plainview, NY 11803

Compass Westchester
914-761-0600 ext 225
845 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10576

Compass Queens
95-25 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, NY 11374

Counseling and Career Development

Social and Recreation Programs

Independent Living Programs

College Support Services

Services for the Jewish Community

Community Workshops and Professional Development

Compass Resource Center

About Us


Queens Independent Living Program (QILP)

Samantha Silverberg, LMHC
Compass Project Assistant Director
516-822-3535 ext. 363


The Queens Independent Living Program (QILP), our newest residence program establishes in 2013 and based in Forest Hills is developed in partnership with FEGS. QILP is designed to empower and support high-functioning young adults with disabilities to live independently. Participants are guided and encouraged to maximize their abilities and learn skills necessary to lead active and fulfilling lives. Specialized staff members facilitate the ongoing development and attainment of each participant’s personal goals. Leveraging our expertise in working with young adults, we use the many social, cultural, sports, and religious opportunities offered throughout the New York Metro area to create and maintain a strong and supportive community network.


  • Over the age of 21
  • Able to live independently with a modest level of support
  • Able to independently manage medication
  • Able to travel independently

Basic Services:

  • Individualized comprehensive independent living and care plan
  • Focus on addressing participant goals and concerns through counseling and behavior intervention
  • Support for daily living, vocational development and independent living skills
  • Links and coordination with government benefits and entitlements including Medicaid service coordination, OPWDD, self-determination programming, and ACCES-VR
  • Activities calendar developed that includes daily, weekly, and monthly cultural and recreational activities to promote socialization and help to enhance independent living skills
  • Help finding apartments and roommate matching
  • Staff available for emergencies and crisis intervention on a 24-hour, 7-day per week basis
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Bukharian Teen Lounge
Compass Project
Forest Hills Child Care Center
Young Bukharian Leadership Institute
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