News and Events

Seniors Day Programming temporarily closed

In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has directed all day service providers– including The Arc of Oswego County– to temporarily suspend operations of day programs beginning today, March 17, at 5 p.m. At The Arc, these closures affect the Seniors Day Habilitation program. The Arc’s Respite and Community …

The Buzz Newsletter, January 2020

The latest edition of The Arc and OI Buzz newsletter is here!  See what our two agencies have been up to for the last quarter and learn more about the kinds of activities your generous donations are funding.  Click here to access the January edition of The Buzz.

Protect Medicaid Benefits Webinar Screening

Tomorrow, Thursday, December 12, we will be hosting a live screening of NYSARC Trust Services’ webinar, “Medicaid Spend-downs: Protect Benefit Eligibility.”  The educational screening will help people with disabilities and their loved ones understand how to protect against Medicaid spend-downs by using pooled supplemental needs trusts (SNTs) and how to protect eligibility for services after coming into a sum of …

The Arc of Oswego County Awarded $15,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

We would like to extend a thank you to NYSARC Trust Services for continuing to support recreational opportunities for people with disabilities. Their organization has awarded us with a $15,000 Recreation Grant!  This grant helps support opportunities like our Inaugural Alex Sheldon Memorial Fishing Tournament that was held over the summer. People with disabilities were able to go on a …