January 20, 2020
The Arc Sullivan-Orange Awarded $15,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services
To support recreational opportunities for people with disabilities in Orange County
Joan Glase-Director of Public Relations & Foundation
Monticello, NY January 20, 2020: The Arc Sullivan-Orange Counties, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Sullivan & Orange Counties, has been award $15,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support The Arc Sullivan-Orange’s recreation programs.
NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts (SNT) that can make dramatic improvements to the lives of people with disabilities while enabling individuals to maintain eligibility for public benefits programs, such as Medicaid and SSI. For 2019, NYSARC Trust Services is proud to fulfill its commitment to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by awarding a total $2,933,000 in grants to The Arc New York Chapters statewide.
NYSARC Trust Services awarded The Arc Sullivan-Orange $15,000 to support new recreational opportunities and enrich the lives of the individuals it serves. The Arc Sullivan-Orange plans to use the recreation grants funds to offset a recreation program in Orange County that provides services to people that don’t qualify for the typical respite programs.
To learn more about The Arc Sullivan-Orange Counties visit our website http://www.arcsullivanorange.org
About NYSARC Trust Services
NYSARC Trust Services has administered supplemental needs trusts since 1972, helping more than 20,000 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 remain in their communities with greater comfort and independence while providing peace of mind to their family and loved ones.
NYSARC Trust Services administers first- and third-party supplemental needs trusts and pooled trusts for income and resource (asset) protection. When protecting settlement proceeds with a NYSARC Community Trust, we can also administer Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) accounts. For more information, please call (518) 439-8323 or visit us online www.nysarctrustservices.org.