Mission: The Arc of Alabama is an association formed in 1957 by family members and friends of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Today there are over 4,600 members serving in 29 local chapters in Alabama. The primary objective of The Arc of Alabama, Inc. is to secure for all people with intellectual, and developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work, play, and worship. The Arc of Alabama, Inc. is further committed to reducing the incidence and limiting the consequence of intellectual and developmental disabilities through education, research, advocacy, and the support of families, friends, and the community.
Programs: Information and Referral; Annual Convention; Quarterly Newsletter; Local Chapter Support; New Chapter Organization.
The Arc of Alabama advocates for the rights and protections of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. I am truly grateful and proud to be a part of this amazing organization! I would encourage everyone to join The Arc of Alabama and make a difference in the lives of those with I/DD and their families!!