We are now ramped up for a great ski season!

November 13, 2019

It looks like it’s going to be all deep powder as we get ready for the 2020 ARISE & Ski Season! Our thanks to Mads Nielsen and the Fayetteville BSA Troop 51, who wrapped up his Eagle Scout project at Toggenburg this past weekend! Geoff Peppel, ARISE Manager for Inclusive Recreation met Mads this past […]

Taking Applications for ARISE & Ski

November 5, 2019

The ARISE & Ski adaptive winter sports program is taking applications for participants and volunteers for the 2020 season, which gets underway in February. We are dedicated to ensuring that anyone who wants to is able to participate in winter sports to their fullest potential. Each year, ARISE & Ski gives lessons to individuals with various […]

Housing Workshop for Tenants with Disabilities

October 29, 2019

The workshop is designed to help people learn how to find an apartment. The workshop also provides information about fair housing rights and responsibilities. WHEN: MONDAYS, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM LOCATION ARISE, 635 James Street, Syracuse, NY Topics covered: Finding affordable an/or accessible apartments Overview of Section 8 rent subsidies and subsidized housing Fair […]

My Trip to the House that Ruth Built…

October 28, 2019

In September of 2012, my Mom got tickets to a Yankee game for our family. I was almost thirty at the time and as I’m getting older it’s becoming more difficult to go on day trips due to all the assistance I need. This adventure I will never forget! We left before the sun came […]


October 21, 2019

ARISE’s mission is to work with people of all abilities to create a fair and just community in which everyone can fully participate. That includes the right to cast an independent ballot in elections. Keep an eye out for our #ARISEandVOTE hashtag on social media to learn more about your right to vote as a […]

ARISE is Hiring: School Based Mental Health Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians

September 16, 2019

ARISE is currently hiring and has immediate openings for School Based Mental Health Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians!!   Our School Based Mental Health Therapist provides services to children and their family members and/or appropriate collaterals that assist children in improving their social, emotional and educational functioning. For this position an LMSW (Licensed Master of Social Work), […]

Community-Based Prevocational Services

August 21, 2019

Community-Based Prevocational Services Preparing People for Employment   Person-Centered Focus to meet each individual’s vocational needs and desires   Discover, Explore and Experience A Variety of Employment-Related Endeavors Through Instruction, Training and Support   Individual and Group Opportunities Offered   Must be OPWDD eligible May be enrolled in other OPWDD services and/or ACCES-VR vocational support […]

Learn Adaptive Climbing

August 7, 2019

ARISE believes this adaptive climbing session from the Central Rock Gym could be a worthwhile challenge for those willing to try. Adaptive Climbing sessions are scheduled periodically. Get more information through the links below.  Climbers and volunteers, please sign up through the links below a least a day before we meet so we know we […]

Ombudsman Volunteers Training

September 6, 2018

Ombudsman are trained and certified volunteer advocates who are passionate about the well-being of people living in nursing homes or adult care facilities. They can help resolve your complaints, provide information about your rights, and advocate on your behalf for high standards of quality care. The next training session is: Spring of 2020! If you […]