EEDA - PluggedIn Podcast

East End Disability Associates, Inc., (EEDA) Featured on PluggedIn To Long Island Podcast

March 26, 2023 | 06:00 AM EST

PluggedIn To Long Island is a half-hour interview program focusing on Long Island area issues. It is heard Sunday mornings at 6:00 AM and 6:30 AM eastern standard time, and is available as a Podcast wherever you get your Podcasts from. 

PluggedIn To Long Island is produced by the Cox Media Group and Long Island Community Affairs Team, right here in our studios on Long Island.

HOST: Christa

Christa from 102.3 WBAB, 106.1 BLI met with Lisa Meyer-Fertal, Executive Director of EEDA, to speak on EEDA's upcoming 30th Anniversary Celebration on June 1, at Atlantis Aquarium located in Riverhead, and the significance of National Disabilities Awareness Month. 

When asked to explain who EEDA is and what they stand for, Lisa stated, "East End Disability Associates is a nonprofit human service organization that has a focus supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We've been around since 1993, in the Riverhead area, and have really focused on providing services to the East End of Long Island."

EEDA, an affiliate partner of the Kinexion Network, is located at 107 Roanoke Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901, and you can contact their Main Office Building by telephone at (631) 369 - 7345, or by sending an email to You may also visit their website,, to learn more about the services they provide, employment opportunities, donations, and how to get involved at EEDA. Their office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00AM - 5:00PM. 

Christa then had asked Lisa for EEDA's mission statement, and to explain how they have evolved over the 30 years in this business. Lisa responded with, "Our mission is to provide the most practical solutions and support to people with disabilities. Our mission statement is... 'Dedicated to creating practical solutions and providing innovative supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on the East End of Long Island'." 

You can listen to the rest of the Podcast with Christa and Lisa Meyer-Fertal by clicking on the following links:

102.3 WBAB - Click here.

106.1 BLI - Click here.

Thank you to the hosts at PluggedIn To Long Island Podcast for inviting Lisa Meyer-Fertal, EEDA, to speak on the significance of National Disabilities Awareness Month, and to invite our community members to join in on the upcoming 30th Year Celebration on June 1, 2023, at the Atlantis Aquarium in the Sea Star Ballroom, located in Riverhead, NY.