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Have a career that makes a difference!


Supporting lives and fighting for the future of people with disabilities

Our Mission

Providing people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities the ordinary and extraordinary opportunities of life!

Our Impact

We are working every day to strengthen our system of supports and provide opportunity and inclusion for people with disabilities



75 Years


60,000 People Supported


What We Do

How You Can Help

Tell State Leaders: Invest in I/DD Services!

After more than a decade of underfunding, the system of services and supports New Yorkers with disabilities rely on is in crisis. Investment in our field is critical to ensure quality supports are available today and sustained into the future

Save the Date to Celebrate 75 Years!

What started as a three-line ad placed by a mother in The New York Post has evolved into the largest provider of services for people with I/DD in the state — and the system of community supports we know today. Join us as we celebrate 75 years of history advocating and providing support for New Yorkers with disabilities.

Explore Careers at The Arc New York

A wide variety of job opportunities are currently available in every county of New York state, supporting people with disabilities to live their best lives. Discover an opportunity that’s right for you!

Join us for our DEI Webinar Series!

Next Session | May 21

The final session in our 8-part DEI webinar series from the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence is designed primarily for persons who experience intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD). This session will provide ways that persons with IDD can be leaders and partner in leadership roles for big change. It may be of interest to families, Direct Support Professionals, and other staff. View the full series schedule and register now!

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