A: Individuals must meet the eligibility requirements as outlined by The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) in order to enroll in the programs and services offered at The Arc of Monroe County. To see if your family is eligible, contact our Community Resource Specialist at 585-271-0660 x 2581.
A: This varies from program to program. That’s why it’s important to contact our Community Outreach Coordinator at 585-671-2222 once you have identified a need for services, to learn about the availability of services.
A: Absolutely! Contact our Community Outreach Coordinator at 585-672-2222. We look forward to meeting with you.
A: There are many reasons why we believe that The Arc of Monroe County is the best program of its kind in the country:
We have provided innovative, individualized services for over 60 years.
ArcWorks vocational services is one of the only programs of its kind to achieve ISO 9001:2008 Registered, the highest level of international business quality standards.
We practice collaboration to meet the needs of the individuals we serve. Recent collaborations include partnerships with Lifespan, The Urban League, The Alzheimer Association, and the Arts & Cultural Council of Greater Rochester. We also work closely with all Monroe County School Districts.
The Arc collaborates with area colleges such as Nazareth College, University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology.
For over a decade, The Arc of Monroe County and RIT College have maintained an educational collaborative, providing a week long collegiate experience for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
At The Arc of Monroe County, we are proud of our history of helping others, and we are equally proud of our commitment to the future, ensuring that individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families will continue to be offered the highest quality, most innovative programs and services available.
A: Contact our Community Outreach Coordinator at 585-672-2222 .