ARCH Staff

The ARCH Program of New York Yearly Meeting (Aging Resources, Consultation, and Help) connects our older and differently abled f/Friends with the care they need through individual consultations, workshops, and trainings. The ARCH Team consists of the Director (Callie Janoff), regional Coordinators (see below), and a network of local ARCH Visitors.

Contact ARCH

Callie Janoff, ARCH Director

Email: ARCH@nyym.org
Phone: 212-673-5750

ARCH Coordinators

Local Coordinators support Visitors in their area and are available to facilitate workshops and gatherings in their home region.

Farmington-Scipio Region

Kathy Slattery
kathyslattery62@gmail.com
716-397-1016

New Jersey

Abby Burford
abigail_burford@yahoo.com
973-932-9785

New York City

Mahayana (Yana) Landowne
yanaland@gmail.com
917-684-8784

North Eastern Region & Prison Meetings

Barbara Spring
bkspring70@gmail.com
518-441-6405

Purchase

Martha Gurvich
margurvl@aol.com
203-838-3433

ARCH Visitors

Contact Callie for Visitors in your region

 

How ARCH can serve you

Help older and disabled Friends get the care they need through the ARCH Visitor and Coordinator network with . . .

  • consultations,
  • pastoral care visits,
  • including visits to incarderated Friends,
  • bedside worship,
  • caregiver support group organizing,
  • facilitated filing of advance care directives
  • referrals, and
  • resource coordination.

Help your meeting deepen its sense of community and improve its pastoral care through . . .

  • custom-designed workshops and events,
  • support from local ARCH Visitors and regional ARCH Coordinators, and
  • training of more local ARCH Visitors.

Quaker Values and End-of-Life Decision Making—the booklet

This booklet has everything you need to guide you through these important decisions. Contact Callie Janoff, ARCH Director, for a copy yourself, or to organize a meeeting-wide gathering to fill the booklet out together.

Funding

ARCH is funded in part by the Friends Foundation for the Aging, and through contributions from individuals, meetings, and other organizations who support our mission to cultivate a community of well-supported aging Friends. Please consider making a donation here!

Become an ARCH Visitor

ARCH is always seeking to expand our network of volunteer Visitors in order to better serve all our meetings, and we invite you to consider becoming a Visitor yourself. ARCH holds Visitor training workshops regularly. To find out when the next workshop near you will be held, contact the ARCH Director, Callie Janoff.