Since 1989 the Arc of Yates has offered residential services in a comfortable and enriching home environment in which each individual is supported in realizing their maximum level of independence. Highly trained and dedicated staff assist individuals in learning skills related to community living in areas including financial management, personal health care, developing community relationships, household responsibilities, safety and much more.

Skills Taught in our residences:

  • Household skills
  • Hygiene
  • Health
  • Community Inclusion
  • Life Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Recreation/Leisure
  • Travel
  • Communication
  • Money Management
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Informed Choice
  • Relationship Building

The Arc of Yates has residential options in Penn Yan and Dundee where individuals are encouraged to take part in community events and activities.

A variety of residential options are available:

Individual Residential Alternatives (IRA):

IRA's are 24-hour supervised group homes individually tailored to support people with diverse needs. With encouragement, individuals with developmental disabilities learn skills to become more independent and integrated in community life.

Supportive Apartments:

Supportive Apartments are an option for individuals seeking less than 24-hour support. Agency staff are not typically on–site at all times when individuals are home. Staff assistance is provided on an as-needed basis as individuals work towards their goals of living independently.

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Recent News

Arc of Yates holds Legacy Luncheon

Employees Honored

  • 16 October 2017
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Arc of Yates holds Legacy Luncheon

The Arc of Yates hosted its annual Legacy Luncheon on Wednesday, October, 11th at La Cocina restaurant in Penn Yan.  Employees were celebrated for their ongoing dedication and support of the Agency’s mission.  Daniele Lyman-Torres, President and CEO remarked “These honorees, each with different roles within the Agency, have made a significant difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. We are thrilled to honor them."

Keuka Lake School Daycare

  • 11 October 2017
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Keuka Lake School Daycare

Keuka Lake School Daycare, a program of the Arc of Yates, has openings for children 18 months to 12 years of age in our new campus at 240 North Avenue in Penn Yan...

Culinary Institute Offers Catering Services

  • 9 October 2017
  • Author: Tony Love
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Culinary Institute Offers Catering Services

The Culinary Institute at the Center for Lifelong Learning offers a variety of menu options including appetizers, sandwiches, wraps, and other light fare.  Sweet tooth?  No problem!  The Institute also makes cookies and cakes.  For great service and competitive prices...

Arc of Yates holds 3rd Annual Relay Rally

  • 4 October 2017
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Arc of Yates holds 3rd Annual Relay Rally

On September 24, 2017 the Arc of Yates held their 3rd annual Keuka Lake Relay Rally.  Runners from across the region participated in the 48 mile rally around the lake which began and ended at Keuka Lake State Park.  Unseasonably warm weather greeted the 100 plus participants who raised in excess of $28,000 to support the Agency’s programs and services...

Tony Collins Foundation Awards $3,500 to Keuka Lake School

  • 28 September 2017
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Tony Collins Foundation Awards $3,500 to Keuka Lake School

The 9th Annual Tony Collins Class of ’77 Celebrity Golf Classic Tournament was held on July 24, 2017 at Lakeside County Club in Penn Yan.  The event kicked off with a Celebrity Social...

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235 North Avenue 
Penn Yan, NY 14527

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