Supports recreational opportunities for people with disabilities in all five boroughs

NEW YORK, April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AHRC New Yorka non-profit organization helping people with disabilities in the five boroughs, won $18,000 in NYSARC Trust Services Trustees Management Council grants to support recreation programs.

NYSARC Trust Services administers additional needs trusts and pooled trusts that can make dramatic improvements in the lives of people with disabilities by enabling individuals to maintain their eligibility for Medicaid and other means-tested government benefit programs . For 2021, NYSARC Trust Services is proud to fulfill its commitment to improving the lives of people with disabilities by awarding a total of $3,080,500 at Arc New York chapters statewide.

AHRC New York City used grant funds to enhance our outdoor programs launched before the pandemic. With this new funding, we have purchased equipment such as tents, backpacks, sleeping bags and snow gear to provide further enrichment to the Katy Isaacson and Elaine Gordon Lodge in the Catskill Mountains. Recreation programs have begun offering winter experience getaways at the Lodge to complement the summer sessions that guests and their families look forward to each year.

To learn more about AHRC recreation programs in New York, call our Guidance and Information Center at 212-780-4491.

About AHRC in New York

A family-led organization committed to finding ways that people with intellectual or other developmental disabilities can lead full lives as defined by each person and supported by families, staff and dedicated community partners.

About NYSARC Trust Services

NYSARC Trust Services has operated Additional Needs Trusts since 1972, helping thousands of 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 maintain comfort and independence in the community while providing peace of mind to their family and loved ones.

NYSARC Trust Services Provides Administration of Pooled Additional Needs Trusts to Help Families plan for the future of a disabled relative, preserve income and assets for Medicaid planning purposes and long-term care needs, and protect unexpected cash receipts.

For more information, please call (518) 439-8323 or visit us online




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