Arc Core Values
The Arc believes in
The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value; are equal before the law; and must be treated with dignity and respect. The Arc represents, supports, and acts on behalf of individuals and their families regardless of level of disability or membership in The Arc. The Arc believes in self-determination by empowering people with the supports needed to make informed decisions and choices.
The Arc leads by promoting the mission core values and position statements. We lead with integrity, accountability, and by open, honest and timely communication. We work with individuals, organizations and coalitions in a collaborative fashion. There is a valued partnership with volunteer and staff leadership at all levels of the organization that provides mutual support for their respective roles.
The Arc works toward and believes in the community imperative: that all people have the fundamental moral, civil and constitutional rights to live, learn, work, play and worship in safe and healthy communities of their choosing. The Arc has responsibility to ensure the safety and well being of individuals.
The Arc of Morgan County offers direct programs for families and individuals affected by developmental disabilities while also providing direction on where specific services may be found. We are constantly searching for improved ways to benefit those we serve by enhancing the programs currently in place.
Programs and services currently available include: Summer School, After School Care, School’s out activity programs, Respite care, Recreation programs, Educational services, Supported employment
Temporary assistance, Guardianship, and Support Programs.
The Arc of Morgan County also provides family support and offers opportunities for parents and professionals to become acquainted with others living under the same circumstances. These introductions usually take place at support groups, workshops, seminars, and other related activities.
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