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About Us

 

Our Mission

The Arc of NCV is committed to supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to reach their full potential through building community awareness, acceptance and capacity for support, and ensuring that people with IDD are valued as classmates, coworkers, neighbors, citizens and friends.

Our Members

Include self-advocates (people with IDD), and other individuals and families who support the mission of The Arc.

Our Supporters

Are organizations, businesses, and individuals who support The Arc of NCV through monetary or in-kind donations.

How We Help

Individualized Consultations:

Direct in-person, telephone, and email support is available for individuals and families who need information and referrals to service providers.

Host Family Programs and Community Events:

Educational and social programs support offer critical information and build connections for people with IDD and their families. Some examples include Parent Cafes, Family Picnics, and Educational Forums.

Develop Local Resources:

Local directories, videos, and reference documents designed to assist families and professionals in navigating the systems of support, as well as to build community acceptance and awareness.

Partner with Other Local Organizations:

Partnerships with other public and private organizations in our area increases opportunities, optimizes resources, and broadens awareness of The Arc’s mission throughout our community.

Collaborate with Other Arc Chapters:

As one small chapter in the expansive Arc network, participating in local and regional Arc conferences, activities, and advocacy efforts amplifies The Arc of NCV’s voice on behalf of individuals with IDD, and increases its effectiveness as an organization.