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Welcome to Schenectady ARC's website. We hope that this resource gives you the information you need to make informed choices about the services and supports that we offer to families. Click the link below to begin learning more about Schenectady ARC.

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Have you been to our website before? If you are are frequent visitor we hope you will check out our newest links on our news and publications pages. Also, check out our upcoming events page. We look forward to connecting with you.

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ARC Events Calendar



REGISTER for the ARC Fall Celebration Gala on November 13, 2014. This year at the Glen Sanders Mansion. The event will feature a Silent Auction, Wine Pull, Raffle Drawing and music from the Singing Anchors. Plus, great food, and our ever popular Partner Awards. REGISTER TO ATTEND

Our Mission


Our Vision

Schenectady ARC is committed to helping people in the Capital Region enjoy healthy, rewarding lives as members of their community. Schenectady ARC brings staff, families and the community together to encourage dreams and respond to each person's life choices by offering high quality services, resources and supports.


We feel strongly that partnerships create the power for people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play as fulfilled members of society.

Schenectady ARC is a chapter of NYSARC, Inc., a New York State Not for Profit Corporation that is the largest provider of services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in the United States and a member of The Arc of the US. Schenectady ARC is a CQL Accredited Agency.