WELCOME TO WWAARC

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 living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We operate 34 residences, 30 Supported Living Program (SLP) apartments, four day programs, and a Community Employment program. For more than 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.

SUPPORT. EDUCATION. ADVOCACY.

Just three words. Yet they mean so much and are so intertwined as we work to improve the lives of people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities that we support.

Warren, Washington, and Albany Counties ARC (WWAARC) is hoping to double our current membership!
WWAARC, a chapter of The Arc NY, is a nonprofit organization that supports nearly 1,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We operate residences, job training programs, supported apartments, and Day Programs. For more than 70 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.

Why should I become a WWAARC Member?

Your membership gives us a stronger voice at the local, state, and national levels to support and advocate for the hundreds of individuals who we empower to live their best lives.

  • Locally –
    Daily, the people we support participate in meaningful and productive activities. Whether through employment, volunteerism, or recreation, they positively impact the surrounding communities with their involvement and contributions.
  • Statewide –
    Advocating for the funding needed to maintain and expand quality programs and services for people with I/DD along with increased wages for the deserving workforce who staff and operate them.
  • Nationally –
    Supporting national advocacy campaigns to protect vital programs/services (Medicaid/Affordable Care Act)

Can we Count you In?

You can fill out our Membership form, just click on the “Become a Member” button below or scan this QR code to fill out the form!

The cost of membership is a $1 donation!

Thank you for considering becoming a 2024 WWAARC member. Your support for WWAARC is very much appreciated by the Agency and Foundation Boards, our employees, and most importantly the nearly 1,000 people we support.

Thank you for your support!

Anne Marie Lockhart,
Board President

Any questions? Please call 518-615-9834 or email kimberly.romano@caparcny.org

WALK-IN INTERVIEWS

334 Krumkill Rd. Slingerlands, NY 12159
  • 5/29/2024 Wednesday 9:00 am – 11:00 am
436 Quaker Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804
  • 5/17/2024 Friday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • 5/22/2024 Wednesday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • 5/30/2024 Thursday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Missed or can’t make the Walk-in Interviews? We are available to schedule interviews most anytime!

Contact us today – at (518) 793-4204 or ApplyatWWA@caparcny.org

You can also click on Career Opportunities for available positions to apply online

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Discover The Rewards of a career in Direct Support:

  • Helping others every day
  • Dedicated team, family atmosphere
  • Making a difference in a person’s life
  • Feeling appreciated and fulfilled
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Generous benefits
  • Paid training & tuition benefits
  • Flexible schedules

In The News

WWAARC RECEIVES GRANTS FROM NYSARC TRUST SERVICES
Click here for details

WWAARC has been awarded Times Union Top Workplace 2022 and Top Workplace USA 2022! Click HERE to view the Times Union article.

Guilderland Chamber Award Video!

The Guilderland Chamber honors one company as the Best Place to Work as voted by their employees! This year’s nominees are Community CaregiversCrossgates Mall Management Office, and Warren, Washington & Albany Counties ARC – WWAARC! Check out the video to see this year’s winner!

We Are Family

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!

Transitions Partnership

WWAARC and the Arc Lexington have joined forces to offer college, career and life supports to teens and young adults with autism and other learning differences in the Capital Region.

Covid-19 Relief Fund

WWAARC’s Direct Support Professionals continue to work around the clock to provide support and care for our nearly 1,000 people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. We operate 34 Residences, 29 Supported Living Program (SLP) Apartments, Five Adult Day Programs, a Work Center, Community Employment and we have a free standing Respite Center. These programs are staffed 24/7 and involve close contact with people with differing abilities.