Mission Statement

The mission of The Arc of Rensselaer County is to advocate for the rights and safety of individuals of all ages who have an intellectual disability and/or a developmental disability or delay.

The Arc is a source of support, specialized knowledge, and available resources in assisting individuals and their families to meet their needs and goals.

The Arc works to influence societal attitudes and governmental policy so that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will have access to the services, assistance, and opportunities they need for personal growth and development, and participation in the community.

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Employment Opportunities

The Arc of Rensselaer County is looking for dedicated professionals in several areas of our agency. We are looking for individuals who have the passion and drive to support individuals with disabilities in achieving their desires and goals.

To view our current openings, visit our page on Capital Area Help Wanted or apply now online at renarc.ninjagig.com.

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Programs and Services

The Arc of Rensselaer County has developed a rich array of services to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Now, most of our supports are provided in integrated, small settings.

Our supports and services are structured into three major areas: Career & Employment, Family & Community, and Adult Supports.

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Testimonials and Success Stories

I have been working here at The Arc for almost a year now. I started out as a DSP in an IRA home and currently have moved into the position of Senior Lifestyle Specialist. Working with The Arc has been the biggest and best jump in my life. I have loved working hard and staying late for these wonderful people we support for one reason, a smile. One smile is all it takes to remind me why I do what I do.

–Walter T. Hatz, III, Senior Lifestyle Specialist
The Arc of Rensselaer County

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Compliance Notice

If you want to report any situation that you think represents Medicaid fraud within the agency, please call the Corporate Compliance Hot Line at 518-687-1395

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