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The Arc Westchester, founded in 1949, is the largest agency in Westchester County supporting children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, and their families. The organization’s 700 employees provide more than 2,000 individuals throughout the county with a broad range of innovative and effective programs and services designed to foster independence, productivity and participation in community life.

Our mission is to provide innovative supports for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families, to build independence, achieve personal goals and strengthen community participation. Our vision is a world of opportunity where people with developmental disabilities live, work, learn and contribute.

The Arc Westchester is a chapter of The Arc USA and The Arc New York.

For press questions, contact Regina Moore, Director of Communications & Community Engagement, 914-495-4573 or email rmoore@arcwestchester.org.

The Arc Westchester is a nonpartisan organization and does not endorse any candidate or party for state, local or other elections.

Press Releases & Editorials

April 30, 2024
Growing Together: A Community Partnership Blossoms

April 17, 2024
Disability Rights Activist Honored by Arc Westchester – The Journal News

April 15, 2024
The Arc Westchester Foundation hosts it’s 18th Annual “A Matter of Taste” Fundraiser

March 18, 2024
The Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Lights Up Orange on April 13th

December 19, 2023
The Arc Westchester Awarded 190,309 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

December 13, 2023
The Arc Westchester Appounts Paul H. Torres to Leadership Team

November 13, 2023
The Child Care Council of Westchester Honors Children’s School Director

October 13, 2023
The Arc Westchester Foundation Appoints New Leadership

October 13, 2023
Over $200,000 Raised at Annual Golfing for Kids Benefit

August 28, 2023
Makeda Bishop Appointed New Assistant Executive Director Residential Services

August 23, 2023
Nicole Benjamin Appointed New Assistant Executive Director Corporate & Quality Compliance

June 6, 2023
The 74th Annual Membership Meeting

April 20, 2023
A Matter of Taste Benefit Raises over $550,000

December 20, 2022
NYSARC Trust Grants Awarded To Guardianship and Recreation

December 5, 2022
Guzman and Patota Receive Leadership Awards

October 14, 2022
Westchester Parks Foundation Honors The Arc Westchester

October 6, 2022
Golfing for Kids Outing a Success

September 7, 2022
Tibi Guzman Honored by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

August 29, 2022
New Board Member – Austin Harris

August 9, 2022
Regeneron Honored by The Arc New York

July 18, 2022
The Arc Westchester’s 73rd Annual Membership Meeting

March 8, 2022
The Arc Westchester Launches Transition Academy to Set Yong Adults with DD up for Success After High School

December 3, 2021 
The Arc Westchester Awarded over $221,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

May 1, 2021
The Arc Westchester Hosts Panel on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

April 5, 2021
Arc Westchester Program Participant Honored at Volunteer New York’s 2021 Volunteer Spirit Awards

December 3, 2020
NYSARC Trust Services Awards $209,000 in Grants

October 20, 2020
“The Arc Westchester Day” Recognized in Westchester County

September 23, 2020
The Arc Westchester Hosts “Virtual” 71st Annual Membership Meeting

May 5, 2020
The Arc Westchester Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant From Westchester Community Foundation

May 4, 2020
The Arc Westchester Residence Receives Special Delivery Thanking DSPs

January 29, 2020
The Arc Westchester Announces Appointment of New Medical Director of its Wellness Center

October 22, 2019
The Arc Westchester Foundation to Host 16th Annual “A Matter of Taste”

October 5, 2019
Crowne Plaza White Plains Partners with The Arc Westchester on an Artistic Journey

September 20, 2019
The Arc Westcheser Employer Partner By The Way Bakery Honored

August 2, 2019
The Arc Westchester and The Arc Westchester Foundation Announce New Hires

July 30, 2019
The Arc Westchester Awarded $237,500 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

June 12, 2019
19th Annual Golfing for Kids Outing Raises Over $230,000

May 6, 2019
31st Annual Employer Recognition Breakfast

April 15, 2019
Fourth Annual Tech Conference at Mercy College

February 26, 2019
The Arc Westchester Foundation Names Rudolf Laager New Board President

November 7, 2018
Tibisay (Tibi) Guzmán Recognized as a Leading Woman in Business by 914INC. Magazine

October 16, 2018
15th Annual A Matter of Taste Raises Nearly $400,000

October 8, 2018
The Arc Westchester Celebrates Opening of The Senior Connection

August 1, 2018
The Arc Westchester Awarded $242,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

June 13, 2018
69th Annual Membership Meeting Elects New President/Retirement Celebration

June 6, 2018
18th Annual Golfing for Kids Raises over $260,000

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