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

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October has been National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The purpose of National Disability Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contribution of Americans workers with disabilities. Read more.

22nd Annual Awards and
Benefit Gala Highlights
The Arc Mid-South’s 22nd Annual Awards & Benefit Gala on September 30 drew almost 300 participants and 55 generous sponsors to a fabulous evening at The Guest House at Graceland, raising thousands of dollars for our programs and services. Read more.
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 2017 schedule.

 

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