Support Services

Friendship Club

A recreation club for adults that meets three times a month from April through October. The program offers recreational and socialization activities in a community setting three thursdays a month. For individuals located on one of the transportation routes, transportation is available to and from meeting site.


Providing transportation to more than 230 consumers daily.

Self Advocacy

Supports individuals with disabilities to advocate for their own rights and choices.

Respite Reimbursement

For individuals/care givers needing in home respite services, the Schoharie County Arc provides reimbursement to families for approved respite services arranged by the family in their own homes.

Free Standing Respite

Provides individuals and families/care givers opportunities for weekend respite out of the home. The Center is located in the Village of Cobleskill and is open Friday afternoon through Monday morning. In addition to overnight accommodations, the Center provides individualized support with daily living skills, medication administration and recreation. The center also offers afternoon recreation Monday through Thursday.

Community Habilitation

Community Habilitation

For individuals established in their own home, or waiting for residential opportunity, the Schoharie County Arc offers in home residential habilitation services. Community Habilitation Services are designed to provide an individual support in meeting personal goals in their home and community. These services are provided by trained staff that will work with the individual in their residence, or in the community.