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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

ARISE responds to the COVID-19 virus

March 17, 2020

Dear ARISE Participants and Families: Our main priority is the health and safety of individuals we serve and our staff, volunteers and supporters.  Like all businesses, we’re making changes to reduce any potential spread of COVID-19. This message provides you with information about the actions ARISE is taking effective immediately. Drop-in and in-person visits to […]

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 Newsletter Winter 2020

January 28, 2020

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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. […]