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Supporting You While
You Support Others

We are here to support you, so you can provide the best support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Interested in
Services at
The Arc?

Together we can find the right fit for you by using our four-phase admissions process.



Support Our Mission

There are many ways the community can support our work including volunteering, sponsorships, donations, events, and internships.


Our Self-Directed Services put you in the driver’s seat.



What We Do

We advocate for equity and access for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live self-determined lives and foster opportunities towards self-sufficiency.

Number of People Served

    1,778 Opportunities Created through Programs and 2,282 People in Self-Directed Services

    The Arc is proud to serve children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County and the Eastern Shore. At The Arc, we customize our services to fit the person’s lifestyle, personality, and vision for themselves. We create opportunities for people with disabilities to live, work, and play where and how they choose. Over the course of the year, we have created 1,778 opportunities for people to live more independent, included lives, and have supported 2,282 people to self-direct their services.

    *Based on the number of people served in FY23, people receiving multiple services are counted more than once.

    News & Events

    Stay up to date with our latest news and see our upcoming events!

    Jodie Colombo Accepted to Shore Leadership 2024

    The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc) congratulates Jodie Colombo, Director of Day Services, on her acceptance to the Shore Leadership Class of 2024. Over the course of the year, Jodie will complete the hands-on...

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    Jodie Colombo

    Greg Snyder in Inaugural Leadership Maryland Emerging Leaders Class

    The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc) is pleased to announce that Greg Snyder, Vice President of Engagement, has been chosen to participate in Leadership Maryland’s inaugural Emerging Leaders professional development program.

    Greg is one...

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    Greg Snyder named to Leadership Maryland Emerging Leader Program