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.

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 […]