Who We Are
ACHIEVE was founded in 1952 by 10 families looking for social and educational opportunities for their children in Broome County. Since that time, ACHIEVE has grown to serve over 2,200 individuals with disabilities in three counties – Broome, Chenango and Tioga.
As a Chapter of The Arc of New York, it is the Mission of ACHIEVE to advocate for an enhanced quality of life through skill advancement, inclusion, integration, socialization, and independence of persons with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities through services provided in
Broome, Chenango and Tioga Counties.
To be the leading regional resource and premier provider of comprehensive services to individuals with
intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Support – The diversity, education and commitment of the staff who serve persons with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities.
Equality – The dreams, aspirations and goals of persons with developmental and other disabilities and their right to a
full, productive, and responsible role in society.
Inclusion – The rights of persons with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities to make their own choices.
Passion – Being family-led and professionally managed.