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Putnam Recreation Programs and Habilitation (PRPH) is a not-for-profit, parent-founded organization dedicated to providing quality recreation and leisure activities for people with developmental disabilities who reside in the Hudson Valley region including Putnam, Dutchess and Northern Westchester Counties, NY. Fed. Tax ID 13-3084676 PRPH guided by an elected Board of Directors

Christine Hildebrandt, Pres.
Lucinda Hess, Vice-Pres.
Lyn Harris, Vice Pres.
Madeline Mattioli, Treasurer
Barbara Albrecht, Secretary
Irene Daly, Public Information
Mary Temple
Sylvia Good

Mr. Frank Granger, Advisory Member

PRPH serves families and individuals with a family member aged 5 – Adult. Adults living in congregate care facilities may be served under special circumstances. Programs are offered on a regular weekly basis throughout the year.


Program opportunities include:

  • Special Olympic Training and competition participation

  •  Weekly Bowling

  •  Dinner Socials and evening recreation activities

  •  Evening Pizza and Bingo

  •  Evening Swim and Swim Instruction

  •  Sports Training on Saturday mornings

  •  Saturday Respite and Recreation opportunities

  •  Seasonal Theme Dances and Dinner parties

  •  Golf Instruction

  •  Community Trips/Outings

  •  School Vacation Camps

  •  Summer Vacation Camps


PRPH welcomes all individuals who have developmental disabilities. Participants must be approved for services through the NYS Office for People with Dev. Disabilities (NYS OPWDD). Participation in programs is contingent on a personal interview with families prior to enrollment. Participation is dependent on the ability of the organization to meet the specific needs of all participants.

PRPH encourages anyone to consider part-time employment opportunities with the organization. PRPH is a recognized
opportunity for High School Students to fulfill their “Service Learning” obligations for graduation. Interested applicants
should contact us via email

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