Make What You Do Every Day
Truly Matter

Now Hiring Direct Support Professionals.


Round Two of In Home Supports Grant is Open

Is your family still feeling the effects of COVID-19? Do you live in Anne Arundel County? Eligible families will receive up to $500 as funds are available.


Our Fiscal Management Services puts you in the driver’s seat.



Interested in
Services at
the Arc?

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



Support Our Mission

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

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

    1,330 Opportunities Created through programs and 1,264 People in Fiscal Management 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 1,330 opportunities for people to live more independent, included lives and have supported 1,264 people to self-direct their services.

    *Based on the number of people served in FY21; people receiving multiple services are counted more than once.

    News & Events

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

    Sunshine Ball

    June 16, 2022

    Are you ready to dance the night away?

    Join The Arc at the Sunshine Ball on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Enjoy dinner, dancing, a photo booth, prizes, and a great evening with friends....

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    Celebration Impact

    June 7, 2022

    Join The Arc Central Chesapeake Region in recognizing the 2022 Celebration Impact award winners on June 7 at 5:00 PM with a reception at Historic London Town & Gardens in Edgewater,...

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