The Arc is the world’s largest grassroots organization committed to the welfare of people with developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of Prince George’s County is one of over 700 Arc chapters nationwide.
We are a membership organization, and our 600 members include people with developmental disabilities, their families and friends, the professionals who work with them, and other concerned citizens.
We offer a lifetime of support, understanding, and opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Providing 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:
- Provided information and referral to over 1,350 people
- Hosted 120 workshops and seminars attended by 3,303 people
- Provided case management services for 802 children and families
- Assisted 137 individuals with in-home community supports
- Engaged 532 individuals in recreational activities
- Supported 176 individuals in 50 homes throughout the county
- Facilitated day supports for 216 people in four sites
- Utilized 42 employers to support 151 workers in supported employment
- Employed a staff of 586
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).