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Collaborative of the Finger Lakes
The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming is an active member of the Collaborative of the Finger Lakes, Inc. The Collaborative is a regional association of 12 not-for-profit NYSARC, Inc. human service agencies serving 9,000 individuals challenged with developmental disabilities and their families in 14 central upstate New York counties.
Collaborative agencies individually provide residential and day habilitation programs, family support, pre-school education, service coordination, job training and job placement. Our 11 partners in the Collaborative:
Through residential, vocational rehabilitation, children's services, transportation, and community services programs, The Arc helps to enhance the lives of more than 800 community members who rely on services each year.
The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming also benefits the local economy as one of the area’s largest employers, with more than 560 employees. The agency's annual payroll is $12.5 million, and its operating budget of $25 million has more than doubled over the past 10 years, with steady growth each year.
In the Fall of 1961, The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming became a charter member of NYSARC, Inc., a private, not-for-profit association. NYSARC is currently comprised of 58 chapters serving thousands of New York State residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. From its headquarters in Delmar, NY, NYSARC provides services to individuals and their families through local Chapters within each county of the State.
The Arc of the United States
The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a 50+ year-old organization formerly known as the Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States. The Arc of the United States is the nation's largest volunteer organization solely devoted to improving the lives of all children and adults with mental retardation and their families. The association also fosters research and education regarding the prevention of mental retardation in infants and young children.