2314 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17202    717-264-4390

About The Arc

The Arc stands for Advocacy & Resources for Citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc's purpose is the fostering, protection and nurturing of the following rights:

  • People are valuable members of society,
  • Have the same rights to a free and appropriate education in an integrated setting,
  • The right to live in a comfortable residence in their own local community,
  • The right to protection from health and safety hazards in their environment,
  • The right to work at a meaningful wage in a vocation appropriate to their talents,
  • The right to social and personal relationships,
  • The right to participate in the recreational cultural activities of their community.