Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Disabilities, Job Training, Human Services
Location: 1050 Davis St Jacksonville FL 32209 USA
Mission: The Arc is an association formed in 1950 by family members and friends of people with mental retardation. Today there are 120,000 members and nearly 1,000 state and local chapters. The primary objective of the Arc is to secure for all people with mental retardation the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work, and play. The Arc is further committed to reducing the incidence and limiting the consequence of mental retardation through education, research, advocacy, and the support of families, friends, and the community.
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Progressive, smart leadership, financially sound and interested in providing opportunities for individuals with Intellectual disabilities to soar. Inclusive College program at University of North Florida with residential option, Summer independent living experience for 4 weeks, supplemental special needs pooled trust, low cost guardianship guidance, excellent advocacy for parents and individuals with I/DD. a new neighborhood for semi independent living for individuals with I/DD, in the heart of Jacksonville - private one and two bedroom apartments with amenities for an active lifestyle. Program offerings also include well designed day programs and group homes. Different levels of activities for the varying needs of the individuals receiving services. Call 904-355-0155 for more or visit www.arcjacksonville.org
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Very satisfied and I think they are always seeking new, innovative approaches to fulfilling the needs of Jacksonville families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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