The Arc of Steuben Awarded $12,000 from NYSARC Trust Services
To support guardianship and new recreational opportunities for people with disabilities in Steuben County
BATH | The Arc of Steuben, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Steuben County, has been awarded $12,000 from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support The Arc of Steuben’s recreation program. The monies will be used to develop new recreational opportunities to enrich the lives of the 230 members it serves. This year, in lieu of more traditional recreational opportunities, funds will be utilized to provide a wide variety of socially distant activities led by our recreation team. Possible activities include outdoor movie events, scavenger hunts, geocaching, painting, crafting, and a variety of fun virtual experiences.
About The Arc of Steuben
The Arc of Steuben currently provides services to more than 950 people in Steuben and surrounding counties. Services include job-readiness training, community employment, residential, transportation, in-home services and respite. Families can obtain a wide variety of support services ranging from community employment to in-home services. The Arc of Steuben is person-centered, family-friendly, and community-oriented. The organization actively looks for opportunities to partner with the community and encourages their staff and those served to be positively involved in community life. For more information, visit www.arcofsteuben.org.
About NYSARC Trust Services
NYSARC Trust Services has administered supplemental needs trusts since 1972, helping more than 20,000 people with disabilities protect their eligibility for government benefits and improve their quality of life. Our trust programs give people with disabilities the opportunity to remain in their communities with greater comfort and independence while providing peace of mind to their family and loved ones.
NYSARC Trust Services administers first- and third-party supplemental needs trusts, pooled trusts for income and resource (asset) protection, and individual trusts. When protecting settlement proceeds with a NYSARC Community Trust, we can also administer Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) accounts. For more information, please call (518) 439-8323 or visit us online www.nysarctrustservices.org.