About Us

Arc Anderson County About

The Arc Anderson County is a family-based organization that promotes, protects, and advocates for the rights of people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities to live self-determined, meaningful lives in inclusive communities.

Mission Statement

The mission of The Arc Anderson County is “to promote advocacy, empowerment, and full participation for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.”

About Us PhotoWhat Services Do We Offer?

The Arc of Anderson County has several programs to offer people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their family members, and their caregivers.

  • Advocacy
  • Afternoon Program
  • Social and Recreational Activities
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Family and Community Partnership
  • Workshops and Transition Fairs
  • Governmental Affairs Representation
  • Public Awareness

The Arc of Anderson County Receives Most of Their Funding:

  • 39% United Way
  • 29% Public Support

The Support is Primarily Made up of:

  1. Local Businesses
  2. We recently received $1,200. from local businesses that have expressed interest in partnering with us.
  3. Local Churches

Magnitude of Need for People with I/DD (Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities):

  • 94 people in Anderson County
  • 67 people in Roane County
  • 27 people in Morgan County

188 people are without funding for the limited available programs.