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The Arc Otsego Awarded $60,000 from NYSARC Trust Services

The Arc Otsego Awarded $60,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services To support guardianship* and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities in Otsego County     Oneonta, NY – June 19, 2020 – The Arc Otsego, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Otsego County, has been awarded $60,000 in grants from the Trustee […]

The Arc Otsego 2019 Annual Report

Under “normal” circumstances, The Arc Otsego would have just hosted the Annual Meeting. We would have enjoyed an award’s ceremony, a delicious Brooks BBQ chicken dinner, and then danced the night away with FLAME. Also, we would hand out the annual report to keep all of you in the loop about how The Arc Otsego is doing. […]

Federal Civil Rights Resolution Makes Clear Hospital Visitor Policies Nationwide Must Accommodate Patients with Disabilities During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in response to the first federal complaint challenging discriminatory hospital “no-visitor” policies, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced a resolution making clear that federal law requires hospitals and the state agencies overseeing them to modify policies to ensure patients with disabilities […]

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