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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALBANY – More than 1,000 New Yorkers came to the state Capitol on March 25th in a final push to have Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature include living wage funding for direct care workers in the final state budget.

At a shoulder-to-shoulder rally in the 2nd Floor War Room, Counsel to the Governor Alphonso David told the crowd the Governor would not accept a budget that doesn’t increase wages for direct care workers.

Democrat and Republican legislators from both the Senate and Assembly also spoke, including Senate Mental Health and Developmental... more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence New York (www.thearcjslc.org), is pleased to announce that they have completed the process of unification. The agencies formally known as St. Lawrence NYSARC and Jefferson Rehabilitation Center merged to enhance both agencies’ ability to support people with developmental disabilities. The shared expertise of our staff will benefit thousands in the area as the organization makes positive changes that will improve choice and services.

“The staff members in both counties are to be... 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 grants totaling $38,500 from the Trustee Management board of NYSARC Trust Services, in 2018. The funds were used to support local guardianship and recreational programs benefitting 1,513 people with disabilities.

The agency partnered with Candlelite Farms in Colton on a four-week Horsemanship 101 program. Laura Zellweger, a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) Certified... more

Potsdam Elks Lodge #2074 donated $400 to St. Lawrence NYSARC’s Autism Awareness Walk. This year's Walk had over 450 participants in attendance and raised more than $20,000 to support local programs for people on the Autism Spectrum.

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, announced that Patricia Campanella (Ogdensburg, New York), President of the Board of Directors, was selected as The Arc New York’s Volunteer of the Year. The award honors a volunteer member who has shown continued dedication, exemplary service, and advocacy on behalf of individuals who have intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

“Pat has... more