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Truly Matter

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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.

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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 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 1,330 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!

    The Arc Welcomes Two New Leaders to the Executive Leadership Team

    The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc), a nonprofit committed to transforming lives for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), is pleased to welcome Scott Reifsnyder and Gregory Snyder II to The Arc’s Executive...

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    Welcome Scott Reifsnyder and Greg Snyder II

    Project Learn and Project Learn Leadership Academy Awarded $25,000 Community Support Grant

    This year the Community Support Grant (CSG) program managed by Arundel Community Development Services (ACDS) has awarded $2.12 million in funding to 74 community-based organizations, including $25,000 for Project Learn and the Project Learn Leadership...

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