By Mark Stevens From cruising Chautauqua Lake in a pontoon boat to singing "Sweet Caroline" around a roaring fire, dozens of people with developmental disabilities recently enjoyed an exciting few days at the YMCA's Camp Onyahsa in Dewittville. "It was a tremendous success. I can't say enough about our staff and Camp Onyahsa staff. It [...]
A holiday tradition will come earlier this year when Toys for Tots holds its annual kickoff fund-raiser Saturday, September 16. Posing together to promote the Toys for Tots fund-raiser are, from left, Adam Rohler and Scott Lumia of TPT; Jason Williams of The Lights of Broadway; Patrick Smeraldo, independent service coordinator with Chautauqua Connections [...]
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.
The third annual Lip Sync Battle fund-raiser to support people with disabilities will take place Friday, August 18, at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown. Money raised through the Lip Sync Battle will be donated to TRC Foundation’s Mark Pacheco WOW Fund. The WOW Fund (WOW stands for Working on Wonders) awards money to people with special [...]
Nominations are being accepted for The Resource Center’s 29th annual Disability Awareness and Recognition Awards. Every year, people with disabilities in Chautauqua County make tremendous strides in their quest to lead productive, meaningful lives. And every day, they are supported in their efforts by a wide segment of the community that appreciates and values the [...]
As the head of an organization that is one of Chautauqua County’s largest employers as well as being one of the biggest non-profit organizations in the region, Denise Jones is one of the area’s most influential people. That recognition recently was reaffirmed when Denise was named to Buffalo Business First magazine’s 2017 list of the [...]
Paintings created by artists with disabilities at The Resource Center have been included in a state-wide exhibition. Works by Randy Lake, Taynisha Lynch and Scott Naetzker are featured in the 13th annual Voice! exhibition. The show, which is on display in the Martin-Mullen Art Gallery in the Fine Arts Building at the State University College [...]
Outgoing Board member Richard Koerner receives a painting from Executive Director Denise Jones in appreciation for his years of service on the Board. The painting was created by Scott Schriber in TRC’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program in Dunkirk. R. Michael Goldman, Esq., was reelected President of The Resource Center’s Board of Directors at [...]
Dozens of people gathered June 16 at the administrative offices of Filling the Gap, Inc., to dedicate the building in honor of Michael J. Felice and his family. The building at 92 Fairmount Avenue in Jamestown was formally dedicated as the Felice Corporate Center. The facility houses several corporations that operate under the Filling the [...]
Republican members of Congress have developed a new version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). While the original version of the bill would have threatened services to people with disabilities by drastically changing the way the Medicaid system operates, the new bill is even more damaging. Republicans in the House of Representatives hope to [...]
Did you know there is a risk from the federal government that may impact services to persons with disabilities and their families? President Donald Trump and some members of Congress want to change the way the Medicaid program is funded. They are calling for doing away with the current program (in which people are entitled [...]
For almost a year, organizations serving people with developmental disabilities in New York State have been advocating for increased State funding to be put toward a wage increase for Direct Support Professionals – those employees who care for and support people with developmental disabilities at organizations like The Resource Center. The advocacy campaign is called [...]
Many people in our community utilize the Primary Care Clinic at TRC Community Health Center for their health care needs.
We have served our community by providing quality mental health treatment options for over twenty years.
TRC Dental is open to the public and is committed to meeting your family’s dental care needs.