About Us

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.”

What 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.