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For almost 60 years, our chapter of The Arc has been working to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families. Whether it's advocating for an individual or family, behind-the-scenes work to shape policy, or educating others, all of our programming aims to remove barriers and create more opportunities for people with disabilities.
Use the links below to learn more about specific programs.
Individual Advocacy helps individuals and families find information and resources, navigate complex systems, solve problems, and overcome obstacles.
Training individuals and families on advocacy-related topics, techniques, and skills.
Empowering adults with I/DD to speak up for themselves and advocate for their own needs and goals.
Shaping the laws, policies, and rules that affect the lives and opportunities of people with I/DD.
Educating the public about the talents, dreams, and needs of people with disabilities.
Sharing critical and timely information that affects the lives of people with I/DD.
Submit An Advocacy Request
Have questions? Fill out the form linked below and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate advocate. Because of the high demand for this free service, please allow at least 5 to 7 business days for a response. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call (303) 232-1338.