About Us

The Arc of Indiana County was established in 1973 as a local chapter of The Arc of the United States and as a non-profit agency to provide information, education and support for people with disabilities and their families.  Our chapter is affiliated with both The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States.

Mission    To strive to include individuals of all ages with intellectual, developmental delays and other disabilities into all aspects of our community and beyond.  Achieving this by identifying barriers, building partnerships, and realizing positive solutions.

The Arc of Indiana County provides information and Advocacy Support with resources to people with intellectual, developmental delays or other disabilities, and their families. We do not directly provide services but we do provide support, surveys and information in the following areas:

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Parental Support
  • Community/Provider Training
  • Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q)

Working Toward:

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Parental Support
  • Community/Provider Training
  • Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q)

Our organization is funded by private donations, the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust, membership fees, fundraising activities, and the Foundation for The Arc of Indiana County.   To join the Arc of Indiana, contribute your time or make a donation, please click  on What You Can Do.