The mission of the Arc of Yates is to empower individuals with developmental disabilities to lead self-directed, meaningful lives.

The values of Arc of Yates are: Diversity, Integrity, Quality, Respect, Results.

 

Arc of Yates is a non-profit organization that serves adults, seniors, and children with disabilities throughout Yates and surrounding counties.

With a focus on key values of integrity, diversity, results, quality, and respect, Arc of Yates is poised to help individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their maximum potential for independence and inclusion in the community. Learn more!

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March is Disabilities Awareness Month

  • 20 March 2017
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March is Disabilities Awareness Month
 Each March we take the opportunity to recognize the approximately 4 million Americans who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Locally, the Arc of Yates supports over 400 individuals with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, and other developmental disabilities in our community

DRIVE Students complete Field Period, create video

Students in the College Pathways program produced a video of the month-long experience at Cumming Nature Center

  • 16 February 2017
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DRIVE Students complete Field Period, create video
Students at DRIVE completed their college field period at Cumming Nature Center during the month of January.  They participated in outdoor activities, completed maintenance projects, and created items in the woodshop.

Local lawmakers, Arc representatives meet to discuss increased funding for direct support wages

  • 16 December 2016
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Local lawmakers, Arc representatives meet to discuss increased funding for direct support wages
Assemblyman Chris Friend, left, Senator Tom O’Mara, Arc of Schuyler Executive Director Jeannette Frank, Arc of Chemung Executive Director Michael Doherty, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, Arc of Yates Chief of Staff Mary Mansfield, and Arc of Steuben Executive Director Bernie Burns met to discuss the need for increased funding from the state to cover wage increases for direct support professionals

Keuka Lake School offers Holiday Adventure Camp for children aged 2-12

The community is invited to take part in the first adventure camp from December 27-30

  • 7 December 2016
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Keuka Lake School offers Holiday Adventure Camp for children aged 2-12
Keuka Lake School will host and Adventure Camp during winter break.  Pre-school and school aged children aged 2-12 are invited to take part in the day camp.  Meals and snacks are included for the $95 weekly fee.

OPWDD approves Arc of Yates Grant Request of $1,235,079 for Keuka Gardens Project

Project will support independent living options for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

  • 30 November 2016
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OPWDD approves Arc of Yates Grant Request of $1,235,079 for Keuka Gardens Project
New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) announced this morning that the Arc of Yates application of $1.2 million for the Keuka Gardens Project in Penn Yan has been approved.  The project was one of dozens state wide competing for a total of seven million dollars available in state aid.
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