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The Arc of Rensselaer County

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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Honor & Appreciation

October 12, 2016

Franklin Terrace
(on Campbell Ave)

Nominate a person outside of The Arc that has exemplified our mission to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities!  See flyer for more information.

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 love working with so many very good, very kind, helpful and humble staff, and I enjoy the team spirit. I like the administration’s recognition of personal needs and pleasures in terms of reasonable flex time. I love the “family spirit” as well. Many of us have become lifelong friends. I also love the benefit package – it is very valuable.

I have learned to remember that some, many people, our customers, have it harder in almost all aspects of being alive; I now am more aware of the need to upgrade their experiences and also advocate for social respect for them. I would recommend that people learn, for themselves, more about who is less fortunate, to get involved in a personal and experiential way, to say hello, to decidedly open their hearts and see the reality of these persons’ dilemmas and perhaps get involved in solutions; Then I would recommend they volunteer, help financially if feasible, and if inclined, consider a career or a vocation in a helping field. Finally, I would encourage them to talk about these matters with their friends, family, and everyone they know and meet. Pass it on - Plant a seed - Grow it!

–Sally McCracken, Innovation Specialist (7 years) and Relief Staff (10 years)
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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