The Resource Center has been awarded $26,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support TRC’s guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts and pooled trusts that improve the lives of people with disabilities by enabling them to maintain eligibility for Medicaid and other means-tested government [...]
The Resource Center has implemented the latest initiative supporting its status as a national leader in the development of direct support professional career ladders with the launch of the NADSP E-Badge Academy. For more than a decade, TRC has worked with NADSP (the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals) to provide opportunities for eligible employees [...]
The Resource Center’s summer intern program gave area students valuable experience in several clinical disciplines, and it may help convince the future health care professionals to start their careers in Chautauqua County. Collectively Dubbed “The Best Interns Ever” by their mentors at The Resource Center, 12 students had the opportunity to rotate among The Resource [...]
Two local manufacturers with many years of industrial sewing experience are producing reusable personal protective equipment to meet the needs of businesses and private citizens during the COVID-19 crisis. The Resource Center and Support Enterprises, Inc., have begun sewing gowns and cloth masks at their Jamestown manufacturing facilities, located in adjacent buildings on Jones & [...]
The Resource Center offers Self-Advocacy groups for both Northern and Southern Chautauqua County. Self-Advocacy is designed for people with developmental disabilities to share and voice their concerns regarding social issues that affect their lives.
Self-Directed Services is an OPWDD initiative that provides a person and his or her family the opportunity to make decisions about what supports and services they need to enjoy meaningful relationships.
The Resource Center offers Community Habilitation to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live independently in the community. The Community Habilitation service is designed to promote and enhance independent living skills.
Many people in our community utilize the Primary Care Clinic at TRC Community Health Center for their health care needs.