The day services throughout Monroe County give people opportunities to learn new skills, build lasting friendships and give back to their community.
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We designed Ballantyne to support the specific needs of older adults, including those with dementia. We provide participants with a host of engaging activities, like horticulture, fitness and music classes, and massage therapy.
The Community Arts Connection provides a diverse array of offerings in the arts that encourages creativity and self-expression. Activities include a dance troupe, community-based musical group, and classes in the visual, fiber and literary arts.
This innovative program at Fairport offers extensive, wide-ranging services for those with autism. Autism specialists provide therapeutic services, fitness programs at the local YMCA, and utilize hands-on activities to develop people’s communication and social skills.
This home-like setting supports a small number of people with autism or similar disabilities. We focus on sensory and community-integrated activities like volunteering with Meals on Wheels and the Ronald McDonald House.
At Community Connections, we spend half of the day volunteering in the community to build social dexterity and on-the-job skills, and the remainder of the day learning responsibilities and expectations in a team-based environment.
Community Exploration is a popular, non-traditional day habilitation service that enables people to be more independent. After a brief check-in for attendance, they then go out into the community and volunteer for four to five hours each day.
Community Habilitation at the Arc of Monroe helps people become as independent as possibly by building daily living skills in the community while getting the opportunity to try new things and explore fun activities.
The Silver Linings program, or "Retirement Without Walls" program, at the Arc of Monroe offers a unique opportunity for those of retirement age to gather and spend time with one another in the community participating in integrated activities with local organizations such as the YMCA Silver Sneakers.