Arnold Avenue Day Habilitation
This program supports 60 individuals. Along with a variety of activities, Arnold Ave. provides numerous volunteer hours on-site for community agencies and for The Arc. Individuals frequently volunteer within the community and take many recreation based trips. Nursing support is available.
Fine Arc Day Habilitation
This program focuses on fine arts and is designed for the person who has special interests and talents that they wish to express. Examples of art work are to be submitted with applications for admission into the program. Through a collaboration with The Arc and Players of Utica, Fine Arc is held at Players Theatre twice a week and The Arc three days a week. No clinical supports are provided and individuals must be free of behavioral and medical concerns.
Kirkland Day habilitation
This program relocated from the Neighborhood Center in Utica to newly renovated space in Kirkland, in August 2010, alongside Venture Day Habilitation. The program has a capacity to serve up to 18 individuals. Most individuals who attend this program have an interest in volunteering within the community and enjoy assisting less able bodied peers.
North Utica Senior Day Habilitation
This program caters towards individuals who are ready to retire. It is located at the North Utica Community Center and offers an array of integrated activities as well as activities within the community. Intergenerational activities are available with the Preschool classes, with a big focus on holiday celebrations. A nutritional meal is provided daily as part of program activities. Individuals must be medically stable and not display any significant behavioral concerns. Other than nursing, this program does not offer clinical supports.
Venture Day Habilitation
A program that began in 2007, Venture offers a unique program option focusing on volunteering within the community. The program is for young adults, ranging in age from 18 to 35. Individuals must be able to tolerate large amounts of time out in the community and must have a willingness to volunteer frequently.
Riverside Day Habilitation
This program focuses on supporting people with varying needs. Each room offers numerous activities addressing a wide range of disabilities. The Marcy site serves up to 48 people. It offers lounges for relaxation, a computer lab, teaching kitchens and many areas to allow individuals the freedom to move about. Nursing support is available.
Rome Day Habilitation
This program consists of a large 50 person program and a small 3 person program. Each program offers a variety of activities based on each person’s desires. The Rome site lends itself to outside activities as well as many community activities. Nursing support is available.
Turin Day Habilitation
Located in Lewis County, this quaint program serves 42 individuals each day. The site is very rural and lends itself to creative outdoor activities! The program has various volunteer opportunities, along with a focus of celebrating all holidays! This program has the ability to serve individuals who are more medically frail and also has the ability to deal with behavioral concerns. A major focus is placed on positive approaches to behavior concerns and all staff are trained accordingly.
Marcy Towne Plaza Day Habilitation
MTP is the Department’s newest program. Supporting up to 10 people, the focus is on volunteering within the community. Everyone who attends must be able to tolerate large amounts of time out in the community and have a willingness to volunteer frequently. No clinical supports are provided and individuals must be free of behavioral and medical concerns.