Our Virtual Annual Dinner!

May 28, 2020

Over the past 3 months there is no doubt many you have experienced the pain of COVID-19. Because the people who rely on our services and support our mission come first and we do not want to put them at any greater risk, ARISE made the difficult decision to cancel our annual dinner in April. […]

You are Invited to the ARISE “Non-Dinner Event”

May 21, 2020

No doubt your family has experienced the pain of COVID-19. Because you come first and we don’t want to put you at any greater risk, we made the difficult decision to cancel our annual dinner. Instead, you are invited to join ARISE Foundation Board Chair Tamara Harris, Tania Anderson, ARISE CEO and Board Member, Janice […]

COVID-19 Symptom Check Card

May 20, 2020

The NYS Department of Health has issued a card to assist Medical Professionals, Deaf and hard of hearing individuals communicate better regarding assessment of COVID-19 symptoms. Download it by clicking on URL below.

ARISE Adaptive Design Responds to COVID Caregiver Needs

May 6, 2020

It is no secret the outbreak of coronavirus is causing shortages in personal protective equipment (PPE). These shortages spurred ARISE Adaptive Design (AAD) to action. AAD’s fabricator Tracy Fleming could not watch as lives were put in danger. Fleming needed a face shield design that could be economically created using 3-D printers. After coming up with […]

Having a tough time finding resources? Consider calling 211

April 22, 2020

Locating basic resources such as food, shelter, employment, or health care may mean calling dozens of phone numbers, then struggling through a maze of agencies and services to make the right connections. The 211 system helps residents find resources by dialing a simple three-digit number. If you need information about food, shelter, employment or health […]

Urgent information from the IRS

April 21, 2020

This is urgent information from the IRS that is for people with disabilities and children. The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by tomorrow (April 22,2020), if they didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly […]


ARISE is Open!

April 2, 2020

ARISE has expanded its “telehealth” services. Counseling can be conducted via telephone or video chat through devices able to access the internet such as a smartphone or tablet from virtually any location. Call 315-472-3171 if you need any one of our programs or services. ARISE programs and services are available including, Mental Health Clinic, Consumer-Directed […]

ARISE is Looking to Fill Summer Camp Positions

March 30, 2020

ARISE has six job opening for our 2020 summer camps. Farm Camp and Freedom Camp staff supports camp participants, children and young adults with disabilities, to ensure a rewarding and safe day camp experience while incorporating campers’ goals and promoting positive socialization. A description of each opportunity is listed below. Camp Health Director Senior Camp Counselor […]


March 27, 2020

“ARISE is here for you,” states Kristen Miguel, Director of Clinical Services, “We’ve quickly ramped up our Mental Health Services to be able to accommodate anyone needing counseling.” During these stressful times, ARISE is quickly expanding “telehealth” visits. Counseling can be conducted via telephone or video chat through devices able to access the internet such […]

A Special Message from ARISE

March 23, 2020

ARISE is here to help. The Auburn, Oneida & Oswego offices are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. We are still providing all services remotely. Mental Health Services are also available on-site in the Syracuse and Fulton offices. Need to reach someone?  Call either Syracuse: 315-472-3171, Auburn: 315-255-3447  Oswego: 315-342-4088, Fulton:  315-887-5156, Oneida: 315-472-3172, Farm: (315) 687-6727 […]