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Arc, Oneida-Lewis Awarded Over $75,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

 

Published: June 17, 2022 at 11:45 a.m.

By: Press Release from The Arc, Oneida-Lewis

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                               

JUNE 17, 2022

 

 

 

Arc, Oneida-Lewis awarded over $75,000 in grants from NYSARC Trust Services

 

The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter has been awarded $75,395 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support its guardianship and recreation programs.

 

NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts (SNT) and pooled trusts that can dramatically improve the lives of people with disabilities by enabling individuals to maintain financial eligibility for Medicaid and other means-tested government benefit programs. For 2022, NYSARC Trust Services is proud to fulfill its commitment to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by awarding a total of $3,189,968 to The Arc New York Chapters statewide.

 

The Arc, Oneida-Lewis received $47,000 to support its Guardianship Program. With the help of chapter staff and community volunteers, The Arc, Oneida-Lewis currently provides guardianship services to seven people and is ready to assist seven more as a Standby or Alternate Standby guardian. 

 

NYSARC Trust Services also awarded The Arc, Oneida-Lewis with $28,395 to support and enhance new recreational opportunities that enrich the lives of the 1,400 people it serves.

 

About NYSARC Trust Services

 

NYSARC Trust Services has administered supplemental needs trusts since 1972, helping thousands of people with disabilities protect their eligibility for government benefits and improve their quality of life. Their trust programs give people with disabilities the opportunity to maintain comfort and independence in the community while providing peace of mind to their families and loved ones.

 

NYSARC Trust Services provides administration of first- and third-party pooled supplemental needs trusts to help families plan for the future of a loved one with a disability, preserve income and assets for Medicaid planning purposes and long-term care needs, and protect unexpected windfalls of money.

 

For more information, please call (518) 439-8323 or visit us online www.nysarctrustservices.org.

                                                             

                                                                 

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