FULTON – The Arc of Oswego County, a Fulton-based nonprofit that supports people with disabilities, has received $ 18,000 in grants from the Board of Trustees of NYSARC Trust Services to support their recreation program.
NYSARC Trust Services operates Supplementary Needs Trusts (SNTs) and Pooled Trusts that can dramatically improve the lives of people with disabilities by allowing people 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 to The Arc New York Chapters statewide.
NYSARC Trust Services has awarded The Arc of Oswego County $ 18,000 to support new recreational opportunities and enrich the lives of the more than 100 people it serves. The County of Arc of Oswego used recreation grant funds to provide a number of opportunities for people with disabilities, such as a July 4th picnic at the beach, wrestling events, outings. racing, hockey trips and many more.
âThe recreational opportunities are still different from those of years past,â said Rebekkah Frisch, marketing and communications associate for the Arc of Oswego County. âFunders like NYSARC Trust Services are essential in helping people with disabilities continue to participate and build our community. “
About the Oswego County Arc
The Arc of Oswego County is a private, not-for-profit organization that has been providing programs and services to children and the elderly with disabilities since 1953. Services include recreation and respite, day care programs for people elderly, guardianship and planning assistance, and Continued. Its mission is to be a leader in the field of developmental disabilities, committed to meeting the needs for individual growth, productivity and independence through education, advocacy, and increased acceptance and participation of the community. Its sister agency, Oswego Industries, Inc., provides services to adults with disabilities: together, they create a comprehensive support system for residents with disabilities in Oswego County. Find more information online at www.arcofoswegocounty.org.
About NYSARC Trust Services
NYSARC Trust Services has administered Supplementary 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 their comfort and independence in the community while providing peace of mind to their families and loved ones.
NYSARC Trust Services provides administration of supplemental needs trusts pooled to help families plan for the future of a loved one with a disability, preserve income and assets for Medicaid and long-care planning purposes duration, and protect unexpected cash flow.
For more information, please call (518) 439-8323 or visit us online at www.nysarctrustservices.org.