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The Arc of Philadelphia’s mission is to advocate with and for all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, to promote active citizenship, self-determination, and full inclusion.

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News and Announcements

July 1, 2024, Philadelphia, PA
To ensure affordable, high-quality advocacy services are accessible to families throughout the region, The Arc of Philadelphia is extending its services to families in Delaware County.

Since its inception in 1948, The Arc of Philadelphia has provided support services to families, helping them protect the rights of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through consultation and training, the staff assists individuals with disabilities and their families to gain access to support services that help promote inclusion and independence.