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

Keuka Lake Relay Rally a Success in Second Year

Nearly one hundred runners ran around Keuka Lake on Sunday, raising funds for the Arc of Yates

  • 28 September 2016
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Keuka Lake Relay Rally a Success in Second Year
Clear blue skies and crisp fall temperatures greeted nearly one hundred runners from across the state on Sunday as they traveled to Keuka Lake State Park to take part in the Keuka Lake Relay Rally.  Teams of runners split up the roughly 47-mile trek around the lake, stopping at five checkpoints along the way located at local wineries, breweries, and public parks.

Keuka Lake School opens new facility on first day of school

  • 7 September 2016
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Keuka Lake School opens new facility on first day of school
Arc of Yates caps two months of construction by opening new Keuka Lake School facility on first day of school.  Students in pre-school and Universal Pre-Kindergarten classes began on Wednesday, the facility's new daycare and before and after school care programs begin next week.

Arc of Yates Concludes Fun-Filled Week at Camp

Residents and Individuals suppported by the Arc of Yates spent the week at Camp Whitman on Seneca Lake

  • 24 August 2016
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Arc of Yates Concludes Fun-Filled Week at Camp
It was a great way to end the summer as individuals supported by the Arc of Yates went to Camp Whitman.  The week was filled with nature hikes, time in the pool, arts and crafts, games, a carnival, and more as families were also invited to join in the fun mid-week for dinner.  Students from Keuka Lake School also spent the week at camp, and enjoyed a canoe ride on Seneca Lake.  Check out our pictures to see some of the fun!

Arc of Yates hosts Guardianship Forum

  • 19 July 2016
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Arc of Yates hosts Guardianship Forum

Guardianship Forum:

July 28th from 2-4pm

Yates Auditorium

Keuka Lake School begins construction on Arc of Yates campus for new school

Construction began on Tuesday to renovate the space at 240 North Avenue

  • 14 July 2016
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Keuka Lake School begins construction on Arc of Yates campus for new school

Keuka Lake School moving to new facility on Arc of Yates campus on North Ave, expanding services for children aged birth to five years with all ability levels.

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235 North Avenue 
Penn Yan, NY 14527

 (315) 536-7447
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