Jefferson Rehabilitation Center, a Chapter of NYSARC, Inc. which has been in operation since 1954, providing services, supports and opportunities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and sister Chapter St. Lawrence NYSARC since 1959, committed to maximizing the potential of people with disabilities, are exploring the opportunity of unification. The St. Lawrence and Jefferson Board of Directors have agreed to move forward with unification process immediately. A partnership between the two organizations would improve the ability of both agencies to fulfill their... more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – St. Lawrence NYSARC, a private, non-profit organization committed to maximizing the potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a $12,500 grant to increase recreational options. The funds were used to give 75 people with disabilities educational and fun choices for leisure activities.
The young adults in the Transitions program adventured into Albany and Lake George for a Summer excursion. They went to the Albany Concourse, toured the Capitol building, visited Six Flags Great Escape, shopped at the mall in... more
As part of October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, St. Lawrence NYSARC is proud to announce that Gary Davis of Massena was received State-wide recognition as an “Outstanding Performer.” Below is a news release from NYSID outlining recognition details. In the photo from left to right: NYSID’s Central New York Account Representative, Kathryn Tucci, St. Lawrence NYSARC’s Gary Davis, and St. Lawrence NYSARC’s Director of Seaway Industries, Shelly Jameson.
New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. Honors Central New Yorkers With Disabilities for... more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – St. Lawrence NYSARC (www.slnysarc.org), a private, non-profit organization committed to maximizing the potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is holding a walk to promote awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at the Village Green on Main Street in Canton, N.Y. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The event will be hosted by WWNY-TV’s Jeff Cole and Rose and Kiernan is the presenting sponsor.
This year’s theme is “Super Hero” and there... more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - St. Lawrence NYSARC (www.slnysarc.org), a private, non-profit organization committed to maximizing the potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently held their Annual Dinner at SUNY Potsdam’s Barrington Student Union. Staff members, program participants, volunteers, and employees were recognized for their achievements during the past year.
The St. Lawrence NYSARC Staff Member of the Year is Robert Voss, a valued member of the team at the Norwood day site. His commitment to... more
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