Merger approved for Orleans Genesee Arc

HOLLEY – The state organization that oversees 48 chapters that provide services to people with disabilities has approved a merger between The Arc of Orleans County and the Genesee ARC. NYSARC’s board of directors voted to approve the merger on April 15, John Huber, president of the board for The Arc, announced on Friday during the Best […]

CDS Monarch to open four new clinics in Penfield, Webster – News – Penfield Post – Penfield, NY

CDS Monarch, in collaboration with CP Rochester and Happiness House, will open four satellite Article 16 Clinics in Webster and Penfield.The four satellite clinics will be at the Wolf Life Transitions Center and Webster Creative Opportunities locations in Webster and the Linden Creative Opportunities and Penbrooke Creative Opportunities locations in Penfield.These clinics will offer physical […]

The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming has used a $5,000 grant from Wegmans to purchase another vending machine for The Arc’s Hilltop Vending business venture. Hilltop Vending focuses on providing healthier vending options for customers, while creating jobs for people with disabilities. Source: Livingston County News

Pharmacy Choice – Pharmaceutical News – Heritage Centers awarded NYSARC grant – April 24, 2016

The trustees of the NYSARC, Inc. Trust recently approved a remainder fund grant of $8,000 per chapter to provide recreational opportunities for the people they support.Last year, Heritage Centers, the Erie County Chapter of NYSARC, Inc., received a similar grant from NYSARC Trust Services to enhance recreational opportunities for 450 children and adults enrolled in […]

Economic Impact Study

DDAWNY  commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the economic and fiscal impact of the Region I Voluntary Providers to the Developmentally Disabled. Findings include the savings for taxpayers due to the voluntary providers’ services and the risk to those services from the proposed $15 minimum wage hike.  The full paper is available here: DDAWNY Economic […]