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

WWAARC awarded $59,000 in grants

In 2019, WWAARC was awarded $59,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support our guardianship and recreation programs. We are so grateful for our guardianship grant of $44,000 and our recreational grant of $15,000. Please click here to see how we used these funds in 2019.

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 Pinehaven 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.