The Arc of Monroe Awarded $200,364 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

Programs and Services

The Arc of Monroe Awarded $200,364 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services Funds will support guardianship and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities in Monroe County. The Arc of Monroe, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Monroe County, has been awarded $200,364 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support The Arc of Monroe’s guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts (SNT) and pooled trusts that can make dramatic improvements to the lives of people with disabilities by enabling individuals to maintain eligibility for Medicaid and other means-tested government …

Linking URMC Residents with the Rochester Disability Community

Programs and Services

For more than 65 years, The Arc of Monroe has advocated for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) across Monroe County. Part of advocating for this population is ensuring that various healthcare professionals have a better understanding of how to communicate with people with IDD and equipping them with information about how they can better support their patients. This mission of educating healthcare professionals fits perfectly into the University of Rochester’s Pediatric Links with the Community (PLC) program administered by U of R’s Hoekelman Center. Since its inception about 30 years ago, the PLC program has trained more than …

RIT Enrichment offers a one-week inclusive exerience

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The Arc of Monroe, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Monroe County, was awarded $15,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services.  A portion of the grant goes towards recreation programs like The Arc of Monroe’s James M. Papero Enrichment Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology. For 26 years, the Arc of Monroe has provided a week-long inclusive experience for adults with developmental disabilities in partnership with RIT.  The five-day, overnight summer program which ran 6/25 – 6/29 included classes taught by faculty and student volunteers from RIT, staff from The Arc of …