Programs for Special Needs Individuals

We are currently offering limited programming. For the latest updates regarding classes and programs, click here. For information on programs for special needs individuals, please contact Jennifer Donahue at

At the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, we believe people of all abilities should have the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure. We are dedicated to providing services and programs to meet community needs. The Y strives to support all individuals and families affected by mental and physical challenges. We are currently offering the following program and are interested in further developing programming to meet community need.

Be Social

Be Social is a night out for adults with special needs. Adults will participate in socialization activities, have a snack and participate in an activity. Be Social provides an opportunity for adults to interact with their peers in a social setting. First Friday of every month, October through May. Check our Events Page for upcoming dates.