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  • Day Services

    Providing engaging opportunities to learn and make meaningful contributions

    Our programs are responsive to new and changing interests of people we support and families. We focus on skill development, quality instruction, and training through a variety of classes.

     

    Our core focus areas include: Life Skills and Communication, Volunteer and Work Skills, Movement and Physical Activity, and Wellness and Nature. We also connect with many local non-profit organizations to coordinate volunteer opportunities, and offer enrichment programs in music, technology, visual arts, and wellness. Read More.

  • Service Coordination

     

    Service Coordinators work for you to help make choices and find supports.

    The Arc understands that it can be difficult navigating a complex system of supports and services for people with developmental disabilities. A service coordinator can help you and your family understand all of the available supports and guide you through the decision making process.

     

    If you are not sure that you are eligible for a service coordinator, click here. You can also read tips about choosing the best service coordinator for you and learn about service coordinators available at The Arc of Schuyler.

  • Vocational

    We have the knowledge to help you find employment or employees.

    Through our vocational and industrial division Glen Industries, job coaches help job seekers with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing assistance in work readiness skills and finding employment.

     

    The Arc of Schuyler is an Employment Network under the Social Security Ticket to Work program. If you are ticket holder, we can help you understand the work incentives available to you through this program.

     

    We also partner with area businesses to fill their open positions with strong and reliable employees.

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    The Arc is here for you and your family.

    At home respite, family reimbursement, and home care are available to families and persons providing care to people with developmental disabilities.

     

    The Arc also offers guidance on guardianship services and future care planning to help ensure advocacy for persons with disabilities and that their rights are protected throughout their lifetimes.

     

    Take a virtual tour of a few of our residences. We provide varying levels of residential supports at our six houses and three apartments located throughout Schuyler County.

  • Eligibility

    Are you or your family member eligible to receive supports through The Arc?

    Get answers to your questions about service eligibility requirements, Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, and how you can get on the path to leading a life of purpose with The Arc of Schuyler.

     

    Once eligibility is established, you can access the following services through The Arc of Schuyler: service coordination, residential supports, employment services, day services, and guardianship services.

     

     

Our Changing Service System

The system of services and supports for people with developmental disabilities has been and will continue to go through rapid changes over the next few years. Redefinition of Home and Community Based Waiver services, changes in how vocational supports are offered, and the introduction of managed care are just some of the changes senior level staff at The Arc of Schuyler have been preparing for. The article, "The 'Boys' in the Bunkhouse" recently appeared in The New York Times. It is a must read to understand the impeteus behind these changes and why change needs to occur. Read "The 'Boys' in the Bunkhouse" on The New York Times website.

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Eat Smart and Move More at The Arc!

As part of its Eat Smart Move More program, The Arc of Schuyler's Health and Wellness committee is partnering with local organizations and individuals to coordinate trainings and other opportunities that focus on nutrition and physical activity. Continue.