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Upcoming Events

Arc Board Meetings
4th Monday of each month

Day Camp

begins June 18- July 19, 2012

Adult Weekend Camps
Various weekends in the summer.

The Arc of Allen County
546 S. Collett St.
Lima, Ohio 45805


The Arc of Allen County is a voluntary organization, whose membership is made up of people with intellectual disabilities and other developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens, and professionals in the disability field.

Our mission is to advocate for human rights, personal dignity, and community participation of people with intellectual disabilities and other developmental disabilities through legislative and social action, information and education, and family involvement.

Our Core Values emphasize:

-People First
-Visionary Leadership
-Community Participation
-Integrity and Excellence


The Arc of Allen County membership believes that all people have strengths, abilities, and inherent value; are equal before the law; and must be treated with dignity and respect.

Show your support for the mission and purpose of The Arc of Allen County. Join your voice with hundreds of other people locally and thousands nationwide, who support the largest, voluntary organization advocating on behalf of people with disabilities. Join The Arc of Allen County today.


2012 Arc Membership Application

First Name

Last Name
Date of Birth
City/State/Zip Code
City: State: Zip:
Business Phone
Home Phone
Type of Membership

If Family or Organization, How any members
Check all that apply
Self Advocate
Interested Citizen
Parent/Relative of a person with DD
Professional in field of DD
Age of child/relative with DD
1 - 21
22- 35
36 - 50
51 and Over
Areas you are willing to serve The Arc
General Member
Board of Trustees
Facilities Committee
Arc Housing Corp. (HUD)
Personnel Committee
Program Committee
Finance Committee
Government & Local Affairs
Marketing Committee
Nominating Committee
Event Volunteer
People First Advisor

Please make checks payable to: The Arc Membership, 546 S. Collett St., Lima, OH 45805
An invoice will be sent upon receipt of your electronic submission for verification purposes.

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