Our Mission

The Arc’s mission is to advocate to enhance the dignity, expand the opportunities, and protect the rights of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.



Our Vision

The Arc envisions a world in which all persons have the support they need for personal development, independence, and interdependence with family and friends, and inclusion in the community.



Our Beliefs

The Arc believes in:

  • Treating all individuals with dignity and respect, accepting their uniqueness and advocating for individuals to be treated equally in the community.
  • Celebrating diversity and valuing equity and inclusion.
  • Providing support to help our clients live their lives to their fullest potential and to promote self-determination.
  • Honoring the important role families play in the lives of our clients, employees and leadership team. Family values permeate every level of the organization as a philosophy, attitude and way of life.