Arc of Monroe Contacts

Brian Potvin
Coordinator of Person-Centered Approaches & Arc Alliance Leader
(585) 643-0097
bpotvin@arcmonroe.org

Christen Smith
Director of Marketing & Communications
(585) 773-8535
chrsmith@arcmonroe.org

Government Representatives

Senator Charles E. Schumer
780 Third Avenue, Suite 2301
New York, NY 10017
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Kenneth B. Keating Federal Office Building
100 State Street
Room 4195
Rochester, NY 14614
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Congressman Chris Jacobs
128 Main Street
GeneseoNY 14454
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Arc NY Advocacy Toolkit

NY Alliance Resources
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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL STATISTICS AND FACTS IN THE US

Source: Zippia.com
Research Summary: Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for direct support professionals in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

46.3
Average Age of a DSP

Female - 71%
Male - 25%

DSP Gender

High School Diploma - 23%
Bachelor's Degree - 23%

Most Common Degree
$29,469
Annual DSP Pay
50%
Non-profits is the most common industry hiring DSPs
$11,000
Average Starting Salary for DSP
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Arc Alliance Self Advocacy Group

Arc Alliance is a self advocacy group organized by The Arc of Monroe that is comprised of people with disabilities. The group meets monthly to talk about the latest issues that people with disabilities face in their communities, as well as practical solutions to bring meaningful change.

Want to get involved? The group is open to anyone in the greater Rochester area! Email Brian Potvin to learn about how to join.


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