VIDEO: Arc Idol Contestants Wow Audiences

Arc Idol Night 1 Arc Idol Night 2 The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming’s got talent — and it was on display at Theatre 101 in Mount Morris for the annual Arc Idol singing competition.  Twelve individuals competed over two nights this April, wowing the standing-room-only crowds.  Check out their performances in these two videos.

CAST Dragonfly Featured at State Conference

Representatives of our Comfort and Support Team (CAST) recently presented at the 2018 New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation Conference.  They spoke about our model for proactive, holistic, person-centered care to support successful aging in place.   CAST Dragonfly The model begins with the implementation of the CAST Dragonfly social support group for aging […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Changes Explained, Questions Answered at Arc Town Hall Meeting

Services for families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are about to change in ways that we have not seen in more than 40 years.  In this video, Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Executive Director Martin Miskell and Board President Cheryl Englert discuss our agency in the context of those changes at a Town Hall Meeting […]

People First Care Coordination Public Forums

As you may know, the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is making an important change to the way services are coordinated. The Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC) program which is currently used to coordinate services will be replaced by a new program called Health Home Care Management beginning July 1, 2018. Health Home Care […]

Download the Winter 2018 Parchment Newsletter

The Winter 2018 edition of The Parchment newsletter is online.  Download it here.   Contents Geneseo Golfer to Go for Gold at Special Olympics USA Massive Tree Planting Effort Has Strong Roots in Community From the Executive Director: Please Join Us for an Important Town Hall Meeting Arc Employee, LIVES Graduate Publish E-book KidStart Photo […]

Arc Transportation Worker’s Drive to Succeed

Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Transportation’s Jason Pierce’s favorite WWE Superstar, John Cena, is known for the catch phrase “never give up.”  For Jason, the wrestler’s motto is a way of life at work, at play, and in the fast lane of stock car racing.   “I was not a ‘car guy’ until I got this job,” […]

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.