Arc Foundation Offers $6,000 in Scholarships

For the 25th year, The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Foundation will grant two student scholarships, valued at up to $2,000 each, to graduating high school seniors from the Livingston-Wyoming County area. In addition to those scholarships, the Foundation will award a $2,000 Continuing Education Scholarship to a working teacher to assist with his or her certification, […]

MSC Transition

You may have heard about changes by New York State’s Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) that will affect the Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC) services you receive. These changes are part of OPWDD’s “People First Care Coordination” initiative that will add the coordination of people’s health and wellness services to their current developmental disabilities […]

Download the Fall 2017 Parchment Newsletter

The Fall 2017 edition of The Parchment newsletter is online.  Download it here.   Contents Planned Sensory Garden to Honor Margaret Harrington Preparing for Change in Service Coordination From the Executive Director Sibling Support Available Dragonfly Project Recognized Nationally Picture Page Harvest Fest Highlights Local Heroes Capture Rocha 5K, Geneseo Trio Honors Celebrating Direct Support […]

Family Forum 2017 (Includes Video)

Director of Day Services Kellie Kennedy discusses the present and future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the 5th Annual Family Forum, held Wednesday, June 21 in Mount Morris.

June 21 Forum to Tackle Changes in Services

Get the facts.  Speak your mind.  Don’t be left behind.   “Change” will be the topic at The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming’s fifth annual Family Forum.  The Forum will begin at 6:30 pm Wednesday, June 21 at the Peterson Employment Center, 3 East State Street in Mount Morris.   Individuals with disabilities, family members, and other […]

Just Sayin’: The Importance of Self Advocacy

My name is Heather Bump, and I am a Self Advocate. That’s me on the right, with my friends Cheryl Englert and Kara Wietz.   Kara is a Self Advocate like me, and Cheryl – or Sherry, as we call her – is the Board President of our NYSARC Chapter. We were part of a […]

Organizers have new recipe for “Taste” May 23

There will be a fresh flavor to one of our region’s most anticipated culinary events when the Taste of Livingston County returns in May. In its 19th year, the event will continue to feature a delicious variety of foods from area restaurants, but with a new venue, organizers, and vision.   “We are calling it […]

Snack Pack: Wegmans, The Arc Team Up for Healthier Vending

Mount Morris, NY November 23, 2015 – Upwardly mobile community employment for people with disabilities. Healthier snack choices for Livingston and Wyoming Counties. A business partnership that brings together the private, government, and not-for-profit sectors.   Hilltop Vending is all that — and a bag of chips.   As the latest venture of The Arc […]