Programs and Services

The mission of Bridges is to provide services and supports to children and youth with developmental disabilities starting at age three through the various stages of youth until transitioning into adulthood. Bridges provides site-based and community-based services that target skill development and allow age appropriate advancement based on each person’s needs and individual goals.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
Children’s Care Management Services are available for children living in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties who have Medicaid that are experiencing emotional or behavioral difficulties. Services include: strength-based assessments, individualized service planning, culturally appropriate person and family center services, and transition planning, as needed.
Jefferson County, Lewis County, St. Lawrence County
Our clinical services include nursing department, nutrition services and psychological services unit.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
Community Arts programs offer creative, social, and recreational opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
Community Habilitation Services are designed to promote independence and community integration by offering skills, training and other habilitation supports in non-certified community settings. Supports are started from our homes for those currently residing in our residential program. This offers a person-centered approach for those people retired from other day programs or for those who choose unique services with 1:1-1:3 staffing.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence’s Community Prevocational Services assist participants in developing employment readiness skills in an integrated community work setting. Participants will be taught about work experiences through volunteer efforts. Community Prevocational Services help to prepare participants to work by teaching the skills needed to be successful in a community work environment. Staff provide lessons and teach skills needed to build on a person’s strong points and assist with developing the abilities needed to pursue work in the future.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
Our day habs offer activities that promote individual goals. Services encourage self direction, independence, and life-long educational opportunities designed to suit the interests of the person and their support team.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
The facility provides year-round recreation options. A summer program provides vacations for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All services located in an Adirondack-style lodge with a complete dining hall and overnight accommodations.
St. Lawrence County
The Fiscal Intermediary provides a multitude of supports, including providing a complaint hiring process with requisite background checks, required training to staff, payroll and benefits (when applicable) and reimbursements based upon the individualized plan/budget. The Fiscal Intermediary is also responsible to collect and review all required paperwork and documentation to ensure compliance with Medicaid/OPWDD payments.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence operates a variety of residential opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities in St. Lawrence County.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
Self-Direction assists people with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families to choose and manage their own budgets and services.  Self-Direction not only offers people supported greater choice and control over the supports they receive, but it also expands their options beyond traditional programs to include services such as community classes or training, gym memberships, camps, and reimbursements for software, internet, or cell phones.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
Supported Employment, Career Connections, and Opportunities provide community based employment service for adults 18 and older with a documented disability. Individuals with disabilities are placed within an industrial/business community setting with the goal of initiating and sustaining paid competitive employment.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County
In addition to operating the County's public transportation system, The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence offers regular transportation for individuals who attend our programs and services.
Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County