We are also a key resource for information and referral regarding supports and services throughout the county, state and country.
We are proud to have an active volunteer board of directors and a volunteer foundation board as integral aspects of ARC. Foundation members are ambassadors to the community-at-large, spreading the word that people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities are people with abilities.
Our MissionEmpower the people we support to make personal choices and realize dreams by providing them with resources to participate fully in community life.
Our VisionWe believe that people with intellectual and/or developmentally disabilities are productive and contributing members of our community. We believe they are entitled to the same rights and privileges afforded to all citizens; that they should have choices in determining the quality of their lives, and that they should have a sufficient and appropriate support system to assist them.
Arc of Rockland
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With 650 employees, we are among the largest employers in Rockland County and have a solid history of more than 60 years of service to the community. We work hand-in-hand with individuals and families to ensure that each person is an integral member of the community.
We provide supports and services to more than 1,200 people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Arc offers a Preschool; an Upper School for tweens, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorders; residential offerings; employment and volunteer opportunities; a program designed specifically for adults with autism spectrum disorders; community activities; senior citizen programming; family resources and support; a medical practice; recreational activities and more.
Arc of Rockland staff experience the satisfaction gained in supporting others to realize their potential, as well as their dreams. Our staff members are central to all we do and, as such, a core value is to provide opportunities for their professional growth and advancement.