Saturday, February 22, 2020



Southern Tier Industries is the vocational division of The Arc of Chemung, which is a community organization committed to meeting the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities. Through community engagement and acceptance, we create opportunities for   individual growth, productivity and independence. Our passion for excellence is evidenced by our quality services, education, advocacy and family partnerships.

Our Vision

The Arc of Chemung envisions an environment where every person we support is individually valued as a productive partner in the community.

Our Values

At The Arc of Chemung, our values are rooted in an atmosphere of patience, dedication, trust and mutual respect.

  • The People We Support Are First - Using a person-centered philosophy, The Arc of Chemung will provide opportunities for individual success. 

  • Partnerships - We are committed to promoting community inclusion to improve the quality of life for each individual and the community as a whole. We achieve this through dynamic partnerships with the people we support, families, staff and the community. 

  • Passion for Excellence - As a nationally accredited leader in the field, we are guided by our passion for excellence and our vision of the future. We achieve high standards of performance through our innovative methods and collaborative efforts. 

  • Quality Staff - We attain our goals because staff members embrace the agency's vision, are dedicated to our person-centered philosophy, and are willing to go above and beyond for the people we support.


The Arc of Chemung is a chapter of the state organization, The Arc New York.


The Arc of Chemung is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

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The Arc of Chemung is a member of the New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation.


Southern Tier Industries, a division of The Arc of Chemung. 711 Sullivan Street. Elmira, NY 14901 - (607) 734-6151

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