Letter From Executive Director, Martin Miskell, On Pending Merger

To All Families, Individuals, and Communities We Serve,   This letter is to provide written notice to all who are involved in services through The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming: The Livingston-Wyoming and Genesee Orleans NYSARC chapters are engaged in a merger process. The Boards of both chapters have created a Steering Committee which has been guiding […]

Martin Miskell to Lead Four-County Arc Chapter

The Boards of Directors of The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming and Arc of Genesee Orleans announce Martin Miskell, current Executive Director of the Livingston-Wyoming chapter, will lead the agencies through their planned merger. The unification of the agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families will create a one-chapter, four-county service area covering […]

Update on Chapter Collaboration

In the fall of 2019, discussions began between the Arc of Genesee Orleans and Arc of Livingston-Wyoming regarding a collaboration of services. The Boards and Senior Management staff met on a few occasions to begin discussions on shared services.   Early in 2020, the Boards agreed to pursue a more formal agreement and movement towards […]

2020 Recreation Grant Awarded

The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming received a $12,000 grant earlier this year from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming recreation Activities. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts (SNT) and pooled trusts that can make dramatic improvements to the lives of people with disabilities by enabling individuals to […]

The Arc of NY Scholarship Opportunities

The Arc of New York provides scholarships annually to individuals pursuing degrees in an intellectual or other developmental disabilities related field. Visit The Arc of New York scholarships page for more information.   Please note that the deadline for all applications for the 2021 year is January 11, 2021.

COVID Exposure – 10/17

Dear Individuals, Families, Caregivers and Staff,   Today, we were notified that three individuals who attend Hilltop Industries State Street facility have a confirmed case of COVID-19.  Additionally, we were notified that three staff people who work at the State Street facility have a confirmed case of COVID-19. The Steuben County and Livingston County Health […]

COVID Exposure

­­­Dear Individuals, Families, Caregivers and Staff,   Today, we were contacted by the Steuben County Health Department that a person who attends Hilltop Industries State Street facility has a confirmed case of COVID-19.  The last date the person attended program was Monday October 12, 2020 in the morning group.  The Steuben County and Livingston County […]

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 […]