Membership Benefits Include:


  • Automatic membership with The Arc of VA and The Arc of the United States.

  • Participation in the affairs of local, state and national chapters of The Arc.

  • Representation in local, state and national policy forums.

  • Opportunities to contribute time and talent through volunteering.

  • Reduced cost at national conventions, conferences and special trainings.

  • Insurance programs designed to enhance membership in The Arc for which members or their offspring may qualify.

  • The Arc of VA newsletter, plus The Arc Insight, our national newspaper with up-to-date information on the organization and intellectual disabilities.

  • US Bank offers The Arc Select Rewards Visa® Card - can earn rewards for The Arc and yourself with every purchase.



What does The Arc do with your membership information?


Your membership information supports local and national advocacy efforts by showing “strength in numbers” to legislators and other decision makers at all levels of government. It informs corporate and private sponsors of our impact and helps to secure corporate and affinity partners for discounts and offers available to active members. It supports credentialing of chapter leaders who have the opportunity at The Arc’s annual meetings to vote on issues impacting governance and position statements that affect our chapters and the people they serve.


Click on the appropriate PayPal button below to pay the membership fee after submitting your application:






The Arc of North Central Virginia, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All annual membership fees and donations are tax deductible.

If you wish to donate an additional amount to the Arc of North Central Virginia after you submit your application, you can do it here.

Thank you for your support!