NYSARC’s mission is to advocate for people with developmental and other disabilities in every manner possible. In its advocacy role, NYSARC is committed to a full quality of life for every person, as it recognizes the challenges of the present and has a clear vision for the future.
NYSARC was founded in 1949 to serve a critical mission – to improve the quality of life for people with developmental and other disabilities. What started as a support group and day nursery for families coping with these disabilities has grown to become the largest nonprofit in New York State serving those with developmental and other disabilities.
NYSARC is the New York State Chapter of The Arc. With 48 chapters across New York State, NYSARC supports more than 60,000 individuals, employs 30,000 people and counts a membership of more than 100,000.
Our mission has grown to include:
Today, NYSARC is a leading advocate in both New York state and the United States. We have successfully lobbied for:
29 British American Blvd.
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 439-8311
Fax: (518) 439-1893
P.O. Box 1531
Latham, New York 12110
Phone: (800) 735-8924
Fax: (518) 439-2670