DSP Spotlight: Donyell Williams

By Lakeisha Woodson   Donyell is present with us and always listens to what I have to say. It’s obvious that this role is more than a job to her. She and the rest of my ArcGNO EarlySteps team check in on me and my kids after doctors appointments or when they are sick with […]

DSP Spotlight: Frank Sylvester

By Ashley Brown   Mr. Frank is a very nice man. He is a very good driver. He takes his time picking up people. He is on time every morning. He likes telling jokes to us. We sing Happy Birthday to him on the bus. I like that he is my driver.   This week […]

DSP Spotlight: Anna O’quinn

By Jan Alario, Residential Support Services   I love my PCA (personal care attendant) Anna to death. She makes me happy and makes me smile. She encourages me to try new things and teaches me to do things for myself. I can always depend on her to be there for me. She makes me feel […]

DSP Spotlight: Peggy Walker

By Ashley Bolden, Employment Services   I love Ms. Peggy because she is funny and she teaches me new activities. I love her flashy style and the girly things we do together like shopping at the mall for clothes and jewelry. Her help on the Janitorial Crew makes me feel confident. She picks me up […]

DSP Spotlight: Antoinette Hart

By Jill Egle, Uptown Community Center   I love Mrs Antoinette Hart because she is a true close friend. She is a genuine one of a kind leader within her role as a DSP at the Arc of Greater New Orleans Uptown Community Center. She helps me in so many ways to be positive and […]

DSP Spotlight: Keonti Williams

By Ann Richard, Metairie Community Center   Keonti has an outgoing personality and easy to talk to. Keonti listens and respects me, she’s nice and sweet. I like it when Keonti takes me to aerobics class and bowling. Keonti also talks to me about my outside activities such as cruising on Carnival ships and my […]

DSP Spotlight: Kimber Frerene

By Eric Smith, Chalmette Community Center   Ms. Nicki (Eric’s nickname for Kimber) is the best! She always makes going out fun. I love when she puts on the music and gets everyone to dance. Today at the Wellness Center, she was helping everyone to exercise.   This week we’re recognizing the Direct Support Professionals […]

DSP Spotlight: Ms. Ira Green

By Katie Baril, Westwego Community Center   Ms. Ira is my favorite staff because the first time I met her on her first day, February 1st 2017, I knew that I would call her mom and stick with her always. I call her mom because she is like a second mom to me. She makes […]

Recycle your beads during Mardi Gras with ArcGNO

After Mardi Gras parades, find ArcGNO recycling bins at these locations around the city. Downtown The Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans – 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112 Jones Lang La Salle – 1515 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112 KPMG INC. – 909 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112 Omni Riverfront Hotel – 701 Convention Center Blvd, […]