Our Mission

Empowering individuals 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. In fiscal 2018, The Arc Mid-South provided 504 hours of vocational and basic skills training for 76 clients, personal assistance to 65 clients, personal assistance through CHOICES program to another four clients, respite care for 30 families, summer camp for 20 people, monthly weekend retreats for 19 people, in-home care to 40 senior citizens, community-integrative services and independent skills training to two clients, and 40 hours of respite care monthly to three Navy families. Our advocacy included over 3,500 hours of individual services to 40 school-age children in regards to their Individualized Education Plans for successful learning, over 100 hours spent at Juvenile Court advocating for five children with disabilities and 3,300 hours of training seven parents to advocate. Our Community Advocate provided information and referral to 450 people, while 265 people attended advocacy workshops.





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Cynthia E Scales
Allstate Insurance Agent
(901) 681-9423
4735 Spottswood Ave Ste 104
Memphis, TN 38117

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Arc Announcements

Save this Date

24th Annual Awards and Benefit Gala
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Memphis Botanic Garden. For more information please click here or call 901-327-2473.

Registration is open for Volunteer Advocacy Project Fall 2019!
Purpose of VAP: Realizing the challenges parents face in advocating for their children with disabilities, The Volunteer Advocacy Project (VAP) trains interested individuals to become special education advocates so they can provide instrumental and affective support to families of children with disabilities. Read more.

Highlights from
Annual International Tea 2019
The Arc Mid-South hosted its 5th annual "International Tea and Fashion Show" on April 27th at Lindenwood Christian Church.  With over 100 people in attendance, the event was a great success. Read more.


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