Our Mission

Empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential

Why Choose The Arc?

We have a long history of providing quality services to people with disabilities and their families, and our commitment to advocacy ensures our impact extends beyond those we serve directly. In fiscal 2017, The Arc Mid-South provided 504 hours of vocational and basic skills training for 92 clients, respite care for 20 families, a week of summer camp for 26 individuals, monthly weekend retreats for 23 people, and in-home Elder Care  to 23 senior citizens. Our advocacy included over 3,000 hours of individual services to school-age children in regards to their Individualized Education Plans for successful learning, over 200 hours spent at Juvenile Court advocating for children with disabilities and 3,200 hours of training their parents to advocate.





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Arc Announcements

The Arc Annual "Hoops from the Heart" Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on March 24th from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Join us as we celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month with this tournament. Become a sponsor or register your team today!

Join us on Saturday, May 19, at The Arc Mid-South’s International Tea & Fashion Show, which will feature global entertainment, fashions and sampling of various foods. Event will be held at Salvation Army Kroc Center, 800 East Pkwy., S., from 2-4 p.m. Admission $25. Purchase your ticket today!

The Arc Mid-South has provided Respite Weekend Retreats for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 30 years. Please click here to view the 2018 schedule.


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