Program Guide

Program Type

Accessibility Resource Center

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Take a tour to see examples of accessible design that help people of all abilities at home and at wo...


ADA Accessibility Evaluations

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We provide businesses and public entities with information and education to help improve their acces...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Advocacy Groups

advocating in the community

Removing barriers that keep people with disabilities from fully integrating in the community.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca


Group of skiiers smiling at camera on the slopes

Our premier adaptive winter sports program can help you learn how to ski to the best of your ability...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

ARISE at the Farm

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Accessible, inclusive recreation center offering horseback riding lessons, camps. cart driving, and...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

Benefits Assistance

ARISE advocate helping a woman apply for benefits

Helping you apply for and keep the benefits that help you live independently in the community.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance

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Take control over your in-home personal care services.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Education Advocacy

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Advocacy and support to ensure you or your child receives an appropriate education in the least rest...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Employment Programs

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Helping you identify employment goals and seek meaningful employment in the community.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Habilitation Programs

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Learn, improve, or maintain independent living skills both within the home and in the community.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

Health Care Advocacy

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Helping you access the health care and home services that you need in order to move out of, or avoid...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Home Modification Program

Bathroom with accessible features

Interior home modifications to make your home accessible.


Housing Locating & Advocacy

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Find affordable, accessible housing within the community or receive help with housing discrimination...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Independent Living Skills Training

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Our Independent Living Skills Training can help you learn, improve, or maintain life skills needed...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Information & Referral

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Information and referrals to community programs and services that meet your needs.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Medicaid Service Coordination

A Group of Medicaid Service Coordinators

Weaving together community resources to maximize your capabilities and help you reach your goals

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga

Medical Equipment Loan Closet

wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment in the ARISE Equipment Loan Closet

Borrow wheelchairs, walkers, and a variety of other adaptive devices on a short-term basis.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Nursing Home Discharge & Transition Support

three women standing in front of an accessible apartment

The Syracuse Region Open Doors Transition Center at ARISE, serves nine counties (Cayuga, Onondaga, O...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

Nursing Home Transition & Diversion

elderly man smiling

The Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) Medicaid Waiver offers New Yorkers with disabilit...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

Ombudsman Program

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What is the Ombudsman Program? The Ombudsman Program is an advocacy program that protects the healt...


Outpatient Mental Health Services

Individual, family, and group therapy sessions to help adults, teens, and children build on their ow...

Onondaga, Oswego

Peer Counseling

tall man with cane being helped by smaller person

Talk with people who have been in your shoes and have shared some of the same experiences.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Ramp Construction Assistance

young girl going up a ramp in her wheelchair

Our ramp programs can help provide you with a ramp so you can you reclaim access to your home.

Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga


child receiving respite services

Providing opportunities for parents and care-givers to recharge and relax.

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

School-Based Mental Health

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School-based mental health services for children and families who are experiencing emotional distres...

Onondaga, Oswego

Social & Support Groups

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Support Groups provide information and support relevant to a person’s individual needs and circum...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Staffing Services for Businesses

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Through our Staffing Services for Businesses, we  provide highly dependable candidates that will e...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego

Systems Advocacy

ARISE staff marching and celebrating the ADA

Changing policies and removing barriers people with disabilities face in their everyday lives

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Seneca

Therapy Groups

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Our Therapy Groups are special sessions led by our licensed clinicians where you can practice deve...

Onondaga, Oswego


  UNIQUE Magazine UNIQUE is an Art and Literary Magazine that shares the artistic visions and v...

Onondaga, Madison, Oswego