Since 1952, The Arc of Mercer County has been a leading provider of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
To provide advocacy and comprehensive support to persons with disabilities that empower them in all aspects of life.
We are a 501(c)3, tax exempt, non-profit corporation dedicated to providing services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Governed by a Board of Directors, we are a chapter of The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States, the nation's largest volunteer-based organization devoted to issues affecting people with disabilities. As a member of these organizations, we provide unparalleled opportunities for those with disabilities, educate the public about disabilities and promote the betterment of services offered to those with disabilities. The Arc is the parent organization to a family of private, non-profit organizations. This family consists of MCAR, The Arc Foundation, MCRA and Fairfields, Inc.
provides a wide range of services to adults with disabilities
THE ARC FOUNDATION
provides special needs planning resources for families while also supporting The Arc and MCAR through private and public donations, fundraisers and grant funding
provides transitional rehabilitative work for disabled individuals with occupationally related injuries
manages MCAR's rural property and homes
Since its humble beginnings in 1952, The Arc of Mercer County has striven to advocate and provide services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Since 1952, our nonprofit organization has expanded to include not only educational opportunities, but also residential and vocational opportunities.