WWAARC operates over 60 residential homes and apartments located throughout Warren, Washington and Albany Counties in New York State. We also operate a free standing Respite Center located in Warren County, which is open to people in surrounding counties.
Our Residential Program offers a comprehensive array of services for all those supported by WWAARC, which maximizes individual growth and independence based on strengths, interests and abilities. The goal of the program is to provide a true home environment with a focus on developing skills. Our residences vary in size from apartments to two story and ranch style houses. 12 Residences in Albany County, 12 in Warren County and 12 in Washington County. All of our apartments and houses provide a cozy, home-like setting. We have 15 supported apartments in Warren county and 14 supported apartments in Albany county.
We assist families in planning for the adult child or relative’s transition from their present living arrangement to a WWAARC community residence. We encourage family involvement and welcome those with family members to visit.
Our focus is to offer community and neighborhood integration and involvement by identifying and utilizing community resources and services. Through person-centered planning and approach, we target desired recreational opportunities, special events, day trips and more extensive vacations for the people we support.
For more information:
Please use the contact form to reach us here
Laurie Dailey, Assistant Executive Director of Day Hab, Residential & Transportation Services, at (518) 615-9811
Chrissy Shumate, Senior Residential Program Director, at (518) 935-4396
Jeannie LaFountain, Residential Program Director, at (518) 615-9857
Tanner Chesney, Residential Program Director, at (518) 615-9818
Kaala Williams, Residential Program Director, at (518) 937-0298
Teresa Farr, Program Director, Residential, at 518-769-0615