The Arc of Monroe County Jaime Vella  Community Outreach Coordinator 1000 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 (585) 271-0660
The Arc of Monroe <ul><li>A non-profit organization founded in 1956 to serve adults (17 or older) with intellectual disabi...
Day Services <ul><li>Fairport Rd </li></ul><ul><li>Community Arts Connection (CAC) </li></ul><ul><li>Ballantyne </li></ul>...
Southwest Day Hab <ul><li>Provides services for many individuals with varying needs and interests.  </li></ul><ul><li>55 i...
Fairport Day Hab <ul><li>Large interest in community and social inclusion, as well as volunteerism  </li></ul><ul><li>Volu...
Ballantyne Day Hab <ul><li>Provides services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and age...
E. Henrietta Day Hab <ul><li>Provides services to 10 individuals. Focuses on autism and other communication based needs, t...
Community Arts Connection (CAC) <ul><li>CAC provides the opportunity to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>explore individual arti...
<ul><li>The Arc has  30 Individualized Residential Alternatives  (IRAs)   **range in size from 2 individuals to 12 individ...
Service Coordination <ul><li>Provides a personalized one-on-one approach  </li></ul><ul><li>Enables individuals to achieve...
Other Support Services <ul><li>Special Sitters </li></ul><ul><li>Home-based respite program providing extra help for famil...
Vocational Services <ul><li>can assist individuals in finding jobs that best suits their interests and skill.  Once an ind...
Community Residential Habilitation <ul><li>Provides customized assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities ...
Arc Health Services <ul><li>Offers a broad range of evaluation and ongoing treatment services to individuals with developm...
Guardianship <ul><li>In New York State, when an individual reaches 18 years of age, he or she is assumed to be a legally c...
Recreation <ul><li>Services include: </li></ul><ul><li>Sports & spectator events  </li></ul><ul><li>Social functions, such...
Community Outreach & Enrollment Office <ul><li>Can provide you with information regarding all of these services </li></ul>...
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Overview Of Arc Services

  1. 1. The Arc of Monroe County Jaime Vella Community Outreach Coordinator 1000 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 (585) 271-0660
  2. 2. The Arc of Monroe <ul><li>A non-profit organization founded in 1956 to serve adults (17 or older) with intellectual disabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Regulated by OMRDD (Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities) </li></ul><ul><li>GOAL Provide adults with developmental disabilities with opportunities to maximize the development of their potential, reach their highest level of independence, and maximize their feeling of self-worth and accomplishment. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Day Services <ul><li>Fairport Rd </li></ul><ul><li>Community Arts Connection (CAC) </li></ul><ul><li>Ballantyne </li></ul><ul><li>E. Henrietta </li></ul><ul><li>Southwest </li></ul>
  4. 4. Southwest Day Hab <ul><li>Provides services for many individuals with varying needs and interests. </li></ul><ul><li>55 individuals currently receiving services. </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on not only providing basic needs but meeting the individuals' goals providing assistance in our community. </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering activities </li></ul><ul><li>Meals on Wheels, </li></ul><ul><li>the Soup Kitchen, </li></ul><ul><li>Episcopal Church Home, </li></ul><ul><li>Food Link, and the Moose Lodge. </li></ul><ul><li>Members of the local YMCA, library, and bowling alley. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fairport Day Hab <ul><li>Large interest in community and social inclusion, as well as volunteerism </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer at: Fairport Baptist Home, Foodlink, Meals on Wheels, Open Door Mission, The Jewish Home, as well as several other locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on person centered planning and individualization, adapting outings and activities to the interests and abilities of each individual. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ballantyne Day Hab <ul><li>Provides services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and age related conditions including dementia </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting health and wellness of body and mind, individuals are encouraged to express themselves through nostalgic activities, gardening, exercise, music, and massage therapy. </li></ul>
  7. 7. E. Henrietta Day Hab <ul><li>Provides services to 10 individuals. Focuses on autism and other communication based needs, the site offers a lot of 1:1 attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory activities as well as activities in the community are central to this site. </li></ul><ul><li>The group participates in volunteering in the community at Meals on Wheels, the Red Cross, and Soap Makers. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Community Arts Connection (CAC) <ul><li>CAC provides the opportunity to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>explore individual artistic talents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>choose an arts career and be trained for that path. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Arts programs include: </li></ul><ul><li>Dance / Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Quilting/Fiber Arts </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The Arc has 30 Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs) **range in size from 2 individuals to 12 individuals** </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised Apartments- apartment settings for individuals able to be more independent. </li></ul>Residential Services From quiet rural settings to bustling city neighborhoods, The Arc of Monroe County provides a wide range of warm, caring residences that foster a sense of belonging.
  10. 10. Service Coordination <ul><li>Provides a personalized one-on-one approach </li></ul><ul><li>Enables individuals to achieve self-fulfillment and success . </li></ul><ul><li>Helps individuals and their families make educated choices about housing, employment, and recreational activities </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other Support Services <ul><li>Special Sitters </li></ul><ul><li>Home-based respite program providing extra help for families, enabling family members to spend time away from the home </li></ul><ul><li>Each sitter is thoroughly trained in communications skills, special needs awareness, creative activities, First Aid, and CPR </li></ul><ul><li>Family Reimbursement </li></ul><ul><li>This funding helps in preventing out-of-home placement and enhancing the quality of family life </li></ul><ul><li>Requests for special adaptive equipment, environmental modifications, respite, non-covered medical therapies, transportation, recreation, and other special needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Individual can receive up to $1500/year in reimbursements. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Vocational Services <ul><li>can assist individuals in finding jobs that best suits their interests and skill. Once an individual is matched with a job, Job Path provides job coaching. Referrals to Job Path come from VESID (Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities). </li></ul>Job Path ArcWorks Offers vocational training, paid work opportunities, on-site support, vocational counseling services, and extensive vocational training and employment readiness activities for individuals with developmental disabilities .
  13. 13. Community Residential Habilitation <ul><li>Provides customized assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities who live with their family or on their own in the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Support is tailored to meet the needs of the individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>Areas of assistance include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>personal hygiene and self-care </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>assistance with social skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>household chores </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>grocery shopping </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>transportation to medical appointments </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Arc Health Services <ul><li>Offers a broad range of evaluation and ongoing treatment services to individuals with developmental disabilities . </li></ul><ul><li>Arc Health offers the following clinical services: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Applied Behavior Specialist </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Psychiatry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation Counseling </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speech/Language Therapy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Guardianship <ul><li>In New York State, when an individual reaches 18 years of age, he or she is assumed to be a legally competent adult and able to manage his or her own affairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Guardianship is a planning alternative that enables parents, relatives or a corporate guardianship program to act on behalf of the individual. Legal Guardianship can only be appointed through the Monroe County Surrogate Court system. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Recreation <ul><li>Services include: </li></ul><ul><li>Sports & spectator events </li></ul><ul><li>Social functions, such as dances, mixers, and holiday celebrations </li></ul><ul><li>Special Olympics training and competition </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre and cultural arts exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Local excursions and day trips </li></ul><ul><li>Educational experiences, such as museum visits and historical tours </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment opportunities on the RIT campus- Individuals take 1 week of classes at RIT. Includes Graduation ceremony at the end of the week. </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation is provided for most recreation activities and events.  Current Recreation Events can be found on the Events Calendar. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Community Outreach & Enrollment Office <ul><li>Can provide you with information regarding all of these services </li></ul><ul><li>Can assist you in referring individuals to the following programs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ArcWorks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Day Services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Residential Services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Arts Connection </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service Coordination </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Call Jaime Vella at 698-1320 ext. 6027 or John Syrkin at 730-6037 </li></ul>

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