$13,500 Grant Benefits Guardianship

The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming received $13,500 in grant dollars from NYSARC Trust Services to provide guardianship services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who would not otherwise have a legal guardian or advocate. Supported by The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming’s Guardianship Committee, staff, and community volunteers, the Guardianship Program currently provides guardianship supports and services […]

Fall Parchment Newsletter

Download the Fall edition of The Parchment newsletter, for news from throughout The Arc, including:   No Small Accomplishment: Christine Brede is Avon Nursing and Rehabilitation Employee of the Month Message from the President Comments from the Executive Director The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Named Business of the Year Picture Page, Featuring DSPs, Enrichment, Harvest Fest, […]

Local Cleaner Honored as Outstanding Performer

Geneseo’s Stephen Rose is living his dream and receiving statewide recognition for his achievements in the workplace thanks to NYSID Preferred Source employment provided through The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming’s Hilltop Business Services work program.   “Cleaning is my dream job,” he says, when asked to picture himself in his ideal career.  “So maybe you could […]

Get the Summer 2019 Parchment Newsletter

The Summer 2019 edition of The Parchment newsletter is online.  Download it here.   Contents Artist Creates Windows of Opportunity at Local Thrift Shop Message from the President Comments from the Executive Director Board Officers Installed The Presidential Treatment: Outstanding Performer Stephen Rose Dynamic Duo Marks 15 Years with Seniors 2019 Agency and Community Award […]

Meet CFO Lynn Fleming

Chief Financial Officer Lynn Fleming is a new face at The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming, but she’s certainly no stranger to our field; Lynn comes to us with almost a decade of high-level financial experience at not-for-profit human services agencies.   After six years spent working in the public sector, Lynn dipped her toe in not-for-profit […]

Artist Creates Windows of Opportunity at Local Thrift Shop

Finders Keepers thrift shop is located on the corner of State and Main Streets in Mount Morris.  It’s a high traffic intersection that is ideal for its caringly designed shop windows to capture the attention of hundreds of drivers- and walkers-by every day.   A busy intersection is also an apt metaphor for the window […]

Arc Recreation Keeps Kim Connected

Kim Deiter has achieved a life of independence in the Geneseo community. After living for eight years in an Arc of Livingston-Wyoming group home, she struck out on her own in March of 2016, first with a roommate and now in her own one bedroom apartment.   Helping to keep Kim grounded in her independent […]

Autism Training & Support Specialist

In the Spring of 2018, The Arc applied for a grant through the OPWDD Family Support Services Program (FSS) to fund a part-time Autism Training & Support Specialist position. We were awarded this grant and in October 2018, Ellen Friedler agreed to move into this role in addition to her other duties providing group training […]

Comments from Executive Director Martin Miskell

Looking back to last year, I am grateful that we are an agency comprised of strong members, employees, Board representatives, and individuals who are able to adapt gracefully and embrace change.   As we anticipated, 2018 was not always an easy road. We said goodbye to longtime friends and coworkers from Service Coordination, and formed […]