Enabling the potential of people with developmental disabilities, enriching our communities

New Horizons Resources, Inc. Mission Statement


New Horizons Resources, Inc. enables people with developmental disabilities to realize their human potentials and become valued citizens within their communities.


The mission of New Horizons Resources, Inc. is to enable people with developmental disabilities to achieve fulfilling lives within their local communities by establishing a home, belonging, self-determination, learning, productivity and individual respect.

New Horizons Resources, Inc. Unifying Principles

New Horizons Resources, Inc. embraces and measures itself against the following principles which guide us in the work we do:

Integrity: doing the right thing for the right reason, telling the truth and providing a positive example of ethical and principle-based behavior.

Respect: honoring diverse backgrounds and exhibiting a high level of regard, courtesy and commitment to everyone's dignity and rights.

Positive Relationships: building strong, healthy bonds with co-workers and Encouraging responsible choice and self-determination with people we serve. New Horizons Resources, Inc. practices compassion, enthusiasm, active listening, with clarity of information sharing, constructive problem solving, cooperative teamwork and responsibility.

Innovation: questioning the status quo, building on current success and offering new ways to improve the system of supports as well as one's performance.

Learning: committing ourselves to continuous quality improvement of self and task outcomes, advancing understanding and applying skills effectively.

New Horizons Board of Directors

Mr. Daniel G. Hickey, Sr., President

Mrs. Rita McPeck, Vice President
KeyBank, NA

Mr. Edward McCormick, Treasurer
McCormick Management Consulting

Ms. Paige Decker, Secretary

Ms. Theresa Burdick

Ms. Alison Heady
Poughkeepsie High School

Ms. Helena Lee

Mr. Peter Leonard

Ms. Sandra Ludlum

Ms. Donna Seelbach
Redhook Central School District

Mr. Phillip Seligman

Mr. Matthew E. Slifstein
Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Mr. Justin Varuzzo
Paul Effman Music

Ms. Madelaine Watterson

Mrs. Doris Shaw