Found in 1952 by a group of parents, The Arc Prince George’s County is one of the most comprehensive support providers for people with developmental/intellectual disabilities and their families. We provide supports for people from birth to seniors including community inclusion, employment training, residential services and advocacy.
The Arc Prince George’s County is one of over 700 Arc chapters nationwide. Our national organization is the world’s largest organization committed to the welfare of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
We are a membership organization, and our more than 600 members include people with disabilities, their families and friends, the professionals who work with them, business leaders, and other concerned citizens.
Our programs and partnerships provide support through a variety of programs and services that match each person or family’s individual needs. We ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are given the skills, access, and information they need to fully participate as citizens in their communities
During the past year, The Arc of Prince George’s County has:
- Provided information and referral to over 1,350 people
- Hosted 120 workshops and seminars attended by more than 3,300 people
- Provided case management services for nearly 1,000 children and families
- Assisted more than 130 individuals with in-home community supports
- Engaged more than 500 individuals in recreational activities
- Supported more than 170 individuals in 50 homes throughout the county
- Facilitated day supports for 216 people in four sites
- Partnered with more than 40 leading employers to provide 150 people with meaningful supported employment
- Employed a staff of 750
Title VI Notice to the Public
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that “no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance” (42 U.S.C. Section 2000d).