Are you interested in becoming employed or returning to work but not sure where to begin, or you’re concerned about supports or benefits?Join us for Employment Information Day, April 18. Click here for more information. There is no cost to attend!
The Arc of Luzerne County is dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families through advocacy, resources, and community education.
Intellectual Disability and Alzheimer’s Disease Conference
Employment Information Day
Mar 26, 2017
Annual Awards Dinner 2017 A Night to Remember
Mar 21, 2017
Licensing Functions to Transfer from the Bureau of Human Services to ODP
The Arc of Luzerne County is a grassroots organization formed in 1952 by a group of parents who wanted a better quality of life for their children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including a public education. More about our history here.
The Arc is a group of consumers, parents, siblings, relatives, friends, and professionals interested in seeing that the rights of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/D) are upheld and that needed services are provided.
The Arc is devoted to providing information, encouraging the development of well-coordinated and integrated services, monitoring the quality of programs, and most importantly, working on behalf of the person with IDD and his/her family to assist in the enhancement and development of skills, attainment of services, and resolution of problems.
The Arc is a private, non-profit membership based organization guided by a volunteer board of directors.
The Arc of Luzerne County is affiliated with The Arc of the United States, The Arc of Pennsylvania, and more than 700 state and local chapters throughout the country. We are a member agency of the United Way of Wyoming Valley.