Hughes Ave IRA

Program Name

Hughes Ave IRA

Program Director

Primary Contact
Everson Gibson
Chief Program Officer
Phone: 718-231-7711 x 1031

Year Opened


Contracted Census



Impacting the lives of 16 behaviorally involved and/or medically fragile males to live peaceful and more independent lives. Staff strives to assist each individual in working together for a stronger tomorrow while living a happier today. This is accomplished through the support professional staff and a professional clinical and administrative team, always looking for ways to better meet the needs of the individuals served.


The UPS – DD residential opportunities have developed a person centered approach to personalize housing and to enhance the lives of each person served.


To increase the number of individuals transitioning into more independent settings and continue to enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities to meet their full potential.