ARISE at the Farm Playground Closed to Public

March 16, 2020

Effective immediately, ARISE at the Farm will be closing the playground until further notice due to the rising concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our volunteers, supporters, and the public are our highest priority and we appreciate your cooperation with this restriction.

Applications for Freedom & Farm Camp are Now Online

March 12, 2020

ARISE Parents March and April are the months to start planning for our summer camp programs: Freedom Camp, held in Cayuga County promotes an individual’s fullest level of participation in recreational and social activities through programs focused on the development of skills needed for community integration; empowers the siblings of individuals with disabilities to appreciate and […]

Volunteer for the Ombudsman Program

March 11, 2020

ARISE is looking for people to become volunteer Ombudsmen in Onondaga, Cayuga, Oswego, and Cortland counties. Registration for training is now open. Ombudsmen are trained and certified volunteer advocates who are passionate about the well-being of people living in nursing homes or adult care facilities. They can help resolve complaints, provide information about the rights […]

ARISE Adaptive Design on Upstate’s HealthLink Podcast

February 28, 2020

Adaptive Design comes up with practical solutions to challenges that disabled people face. Recently, a group of students from Upstate Medical University and ARISE Adaptive Design Coordinator Connor McGough traveled to Ecuador to compare notes with adaptive design professionals in South America. In this Upstate Medical University HealthLink podcast, McGough and Upstate assistant professor of physical […]

ARISE Teen Group Road Trip

February 24, 2020

The ARISE Teen Group enjoyed a full day of fun and adventure at the Strong Museum thanks to a grant from the Garrett Dunsmoor Memorial Foundation, located in Oswego, NY. Our 7 teens enjoyed just about every exhibit  the unique Rochester museum had to offer. Some were fond of riding on the train, others raced […]

ARISE is Accepting UNIQUE 2020 Artwork Submissions

February 24, 2020

It’s hard to believe but it’s that time again Central New York artists! ARISE is now taking submissions of your artwork for the 2020 UNIQUE magazine and exhibit! Each year, ARISE solicits submissions of original artwork and literature created by people who have a disability. Selected works will be viewed and put on exhibit at […]

Direct Support Professionals Needed in Madison County

February 11, 2020

ARISE is looking for Direct Support Professionals in our Madison county office. If you are looking for a great place to work with a mission to help people become independent you have found a new career! ARISE recognizes and values people for their abilities. Our agency culture embraces diversity, understanding its importance in building harmony and […]

ARISE on the Farm Needs Some Human Help!

January 23, 2020

Although Ruby (the dog) and Speedy (the chicken) are willing and available volunteers, we still need a lot of human beings to lead and sidewalk during lessons! The farm conduct training session  throughout the year.  If you would like to know more about volunteering at the farm check out this. For 2020 volunteer applications click here. […]

Adaptive Design’s Trip to Ecuador

January 23, 2020

ARISE Adaptive Design had an exciting end to 2019. In December, members of ARISE Adaptive Design, Local/Global Adaptive Design and SUNY Upstate’s School of Physical Therapy traveled to Ecuador to meet with multiple organizations that provide services to those living with disabilities. The five days spent in Ecuador proved to be a truly enlightening, informative, […]

ARISE Afternoon Child Respite Service

January 10, 2020

ARISE, located in Syracuse, provides an inclusive after school program for any school aged child.  The after school program provides a safe, sensory friendly environment for the kids and a break for the caregivers. The staff have experience within the field and training/knowledge of working with kids of all abilities.  We provide programming, homework help […]