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What makes ARISE different? As a designated non-residential Independent Living Center, we are organized and directed by people with disabilities.


Driving with Mr. Mike

My first experience driving besides bumper cars and go carts was mowing my grandpa’s lawn with the rider mower.  It was fun while helping at…

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Pennellville Ramp Raising

Special thanks from ARISE to a group of volunteers from the Callimachus Masonic Lodge #369 out of Phoenix. This group of hard workers joined forces…

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NYS Protects All COVID Relief…

The pandemic has made life financially tough for a lot of families.  That is why the federal government has developed several benefit programs to help…

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FEMA Can Help Families with…

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can help families financially with the funeral costs of relatives who have passed away due to the pandemic. COVID-19…

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Another Win-Win in Oswego

An Oswego county resident now has access to the community thanks to a collaborative project to build a ramp for their home, earlier this month.…

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An Independent Life (Part 2)

Six years ago, I decided it was time to find an apartment.  After graduating from Le Moyne College, I lived in an apartment then moved…

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New Downtown Bus Route—Free Service…

Ever been stuck on one side of downtown and need to get to an event or attraction on the other side of the city center?…

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