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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Su-Per Diem DSP!

By day, Jackie Luther is a mild mannered Accounting Specialist, but by night she leaves her spreadsheet and calculator behind to assume her alter ego: Direct Support Professional on The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Residential team. And to the individuals she supports, Jackie is definitely a hero.   “She always understands what I’m going through,” says […]

Tell Your NYS Legislators: Cuts to I/DD Providers Jeopardize Housing Stability

Administrative cuts handed down from New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) could jeopardize the residential stability of our friends and loved ones. The most egregious cut, planned to go into effect on October 1, 2020, would reduce payments to voluntary providers by 50% whenever individuals […]

Contact the Governor to Oppose the 20% Withhold of I/DD Funding

The New York State Division of Budget (DOB) has directed state agencies to withhold 20% of funding to providers for certain non-Medicaid programs. Please contact Gov. Andrew Cuomo by telephone to let him know you oppose the withholds because of the potential devastating impact this action will have on the lives of people with intellectual […]

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