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Founded in 1953, The Arc of Chemung is a not for profit organization committed to meeting the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the Chemung County area. The agency provides quality supports and opportunities for individual growth for every person supported by means of education, increased community acceptance and participation.

The Arc of Chemung is a chapter of the state agency, NYSARC, Inc. and is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).




Southern Tier Industries (STI), a division of The Arc of Chemung, recently introduced a video illustrating how we can work for you! Take a look and click here to learn more about STI. 

STI provides training and employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. STI is dedicated to developing vocational skills and positive work habits in order for individuals we support to be employed at local businesses. Currently, we have over 100 individuals working in Chemung County and earning a paycheck.