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Prevocational Services

Prevocational Services

The Arc of Rensselaer County provides pre-vocational services to people with intellectual disabilities that are interested in employment. Pre vocational supports help people develop the skills necessary to gain and maintain community employment. Currently, The Arc operates two work centers, Riverside North and Riverside South in Troy, NY where people learn valuable work skills while being employed producing products for local, regional, national and international customers. People receiving pre vocational supports often learn and practice employment skills in actual community setting on a paid or volunteer basis. Beginning July 1, 2013, all pre vocational supports for people not already attending Riverside will be delivered in community settings.

 

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Testimonials and Success Stories

I do this work because of my belief everyone deserves our kindness and respect. The spirit of the individuals we work with reminds me to be blessed by what you have. The compassion of our workforce gives me an appreciation of the good qualities that exist in people. The collective energy gives me the drive to fight for better outcomes for our family. I invite you to join our efforts with us; we have many opportunities for you to make a difference for many individuals; including yourself.

- Don Mullin, CEO The Arc of Rensselaer County

Our Mission

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.

The Arc of Rensselaer County
79 102nd Street, Troy, NY 12180-1125
(518) 274-3110

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