Connecting Special People With Opportunity!

Warren, Washington & Albany Counties ARC (WWAARC), A Chapter of The Arc New York, is a nonprofit organization serving nearly 1,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We operate 43 residences, 29 Supported Living Program (SLP) apartments, five day programs, a Work Center, Community Employment and have a free standing Respite Center. For over 65 years, WWAARC has represented a longstanding tradition of providing outstanding advocacy, family support, and the very best quality services to many people throughout Warren, Washington and Albany Counties.

WWAARC $500 Referral Bonus!


In The News

Congratulations to our wonderful employee Emily DePaula for winning The Arc New York’s 2019 Jonathan Weingold Scholarship!

Emily has been an employee at WWAARC for over five years! Emily has been employed in our Community Employment Program as an Employment Specialist, and most recently, after earning a promotion, as a Senior Employment Specialist, providing vocational support, job readiness training, job development, and job coaching to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Emily has executed these tasks with great initiative, a positive attitude, an understanding of required regulations and procedures and a keen knowledge of the needs of each individual on her caseload.

Super Duper Referral Bonus – Valentine’s Day to St. Pat’s Day!

Congratulations to our winner Wanelson Lauredent! Each of these employees referred a candidate for employment between 2/14/19 & 3/17/19! Their name was submitted for an extra $500 bonus drawing on 3/18/19!
WWAARC Employees who qualified:

Virginia Grey, Allyson Turner, Jahquai Oliver (2 referrals), Makalynne Young, Regina Fish, Wanelson Lauredent, Kaala Williams, Xzavier Ortiz, Windy Clark, Samantha Query, Leon Frederick, Jasmine Edwards Wilson, Kapil Bhagat, Cadian Williams, Jen Wade, Quandre Jones

It Matters To Us!

WWAARC staff, families and people supported are speaking out for what matters to THEM! WWAARC serves approximately 1,000 people in the area with varying levels of abilities, needs, hopes, and dreams – they deserve to be heard, they want to contribute to the community and enjoy the rights and simple pleasures that so many take for granted every day!


An introduction to who we are and what we do – please take a moment to watch this video and learn more about our agency and the people that we serve and how you can get involved. We are community, we are friends, we are family – We are WWAARC!


Senator Tedisco is a long-time advocate and friend of the disabilities field.  We are so lucky to have many of our representatives listening and speaking up for our community!  In this clip, Senator (then Assemblyman) Tedisco and WWAARC Advocate, Jennifer McCullough, discuss the devastating impact of minimum wage changes and lack of funding on the disabilities field.

7th Annual

WWAARC Charity Golf Tournament

A day filled with fun, contests, great food, drink, and friends…all on the beautiful greens of the Saratoga National Golf Course! Please join us and help to support the programs and services that we provide for nearly 1,000 people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in the Capital Region.