Webinar for housing

WEBINAR For Care Coordinators: Housing Enrollment and Placement through OPWDD

WEBINAR FOR CARE COORDINATORS Topic: Webinar on Housing Enrollment and Placement Process through Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) At this Lunch and Learn event, we will review the steps that OPWDD uses when determining referrals for eligibility, recommendations and placement of people in certified and non-certified housing options within NY State. Presenters: Vacancy Management Team Members from the Regional DDRO/OPWDD Office Where: Online, Web-ex webinar When: Friday, May 8th from noon-1pm RSVP: Reserve your spot today by completing the form below or  contacting Matt Fico at (585)719-7000 or mfico@arcmonroe.org **Webinar link will be provided to all registrants prior …

Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn: Maximizing Benefits and Services

LUNCH & LEARN FOR CARE COORDINATORS Topic: Maximizing Benefits and Services & Care Coordinator Frequently Asked Questions Training synopsis: James Traylor will be discussing the intersection of various public benefits, technical Medicaid questions and special needs trusts. Presenter: James Traylor is the Chartered Special Needs Consultant for Upstate Special Needs Planning. James is a sibling, advocate and professional who has focused his entire professional career in becoming the agency of choice for families planning for a family member with a disability. James regularly provides continuing education or legal, financial and tax professionals on planning for an individual with a disability …

Kitchen renovation

Grant makes housing renovations possible

Uncategorized

Renovations in two of our residential houses are complete! These projects are made possible by a grant from Access to Home. Project #1 A tight kitchen space is opened up to accommodate everyone. This particular kitchen serves 10 people plus staff. An update is much-needed as many of the residents use wheelchairs and are unable to reach counters and appliances. The kitchen was very closed in there wasn’t much room for movement. Renovations include new appliances, lower counters, and an island on wheels that can be moved as necessary.  Architect Dave Strabel worked closely with our team here to provide …

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Walk-In Interviews for Vehicle Drivers/Operators

Open Interview Day Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:00am – 1:00pm 4 Van Auker Street, Rochester 14608 Part-time (30 hour) and per diem positions Monday – Friday with a split shift – (CDL not required to apply) Apply at arcmonroe.org/careers Be You, Be the Arc. Bring your kindness, bring your compassion, bring your diversity.  Create a rewarding career at The Arc of Monroe by empowering and supporting people with I/DD to live fulfilling lives and create opportunities for independence and inclusion. Our Vehicle Operators are friendly, good listeners, respectful, supportive and understanding. Benefits Offered Health Insurance with agency contribution Generous Paid …

Develop your talent

Employment

As Ralph Waldo Emerson stated, “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decided to be.”  This statement represents the drive and ambition of many employees that enrolled in the newest addition to the Arc of Monroe’s development programs. Succession Development In 2019, The Arc of Monroe began to offer Succession Development courses that provide a variety of classes designed to enrich the leadership qualities of Direct Support Professionals and Supervisors seeking further development and promotional opportunities.  While everyone that completes the program is not guaranteed a future promotion, the skills and qualities taught within the …

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Determining autism in children

Programs and Services

In our current world of social media, we are quick to post updates about our children.  When they walk, their first words, playdates with their friends.  While it can be great to stay so connected, it seems that this is also increasing parent’s concerns about their children and if they are developing appropriately.  Seeing a similar aged child meeting developmental milestones sooner than your child can often cause parents to worry.  It is important to remember that children follow their own timelines of development, and slight variances are not usually a cause for concern.  But what is typical, and what …

Roc PrideAbility December 2020

Meetings are open to the entire community. These meetings occur the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5:00pm at the OutAlliance, 100 College Avenue, Rochester, NY. PrideAbility is an exciting initiative, sponsored by the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, to expand LGBTQIA Advocacy across New York for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Join the LGBTQIA ID/DD Movement!

Roc PrideAbility November 2020

Meetings are open to the entire community. These meetings occur the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5:00pm at the OutAlliance, 100 College Avenue, Rochester, NY. PrideAbility is an exciting initiative, sponsored by the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, to expand LGBTQIA Advocacy across New York for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Join the LGBTQIA ID/DD Movement!

Roc PrideAbility October 2020

Meetings are open to the entire community. These meetings occur the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5:00pm at the OutAlliance, 100 College Avenue, Rochester, NY. PrideAbility is an exciting initiative, sponsored by the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, to expand LGBTQIA Advocacy across New York for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Join the LGBTQIA ID/DD Movement!

Roc PrideAbility September 2020

Meetings are open to the entire community. These meetings occur the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5:00pm at the OutAlliance, 100 College Avenue, Rochester, NY. PrideAbility is an exciting initiative, sponsored by the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, to expand LGBTQIA Advocacy across New York for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Join the LGBTQIA ID/DD Movement!