Mercy Drive, Inc.’s Site Based Respite Program –“ALL STARS KONNECT”

Mercy Drive, Inc’s Site based Respite program “All Stars Konnect”offers a unique opportunity for individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities to participate in a safe fun filled supervised environment that encourages independence, creativity and health and wellness through social interactionand structured learning activities.

All Stars Konnectprogram participants experience many fun activitiesin the hub and in the community.Hub activities are designed to instill a sense of achievement and pride as well as improve cognitive functions throughArts and Crafts,video and board games.

We encourage Music,Dance and Karaoke as a way for our participants to be creative and express themselves freely through instruments and movement.

ZUMBAis offered to encourage exercise and to promote the importance of eating healthy and making good choices.Health and wellness is very important to us.

Not only do we have awesome hub activities,our community activities are awesome as well.Participantsenjoy Bowling, Arcades, age-appropriateMovies, Batting Cages, Apple picking and farms visits, museums and library visits and muchmuch more.


At All Stars Konnect, we want to make our participants weekends experience enjoyable for all. All Stars Konnect Weekend Respite Program currentlyservices the ages of 8 and up and operates from 8am -5pm on Saturday’s and Sunday’s with provided Door to Door transportation services. Currently we do not offer lunch at this time but we request bag lunch bags.

Once our participants arrive to the program they will be greeted by staff. Nut free, gluten free breakfast will be provided before the start of the days scheduled activities.

All Star Konnect adheres to all CDC COVID Guidelines which include sanitizing vans and classrooms, Social Distancing and Face Mask mandate along with staff COVID-19 Vaccine mandate. All participants are required to wear a face mask as well as frequently wash and sanitize their hands.

Our trained staffswill ensure the safety of your loved ones. Keeping everyone safe is our top priority.

Virtual tours are being provided by appointment only. All participants must be HCBS waiver eligible to apply.Please reach out to our intake supervisor Ms. Vanessa Bonilla at 718-275-9326/ for further information on the referral process.