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



The Arc of Franklin & Fulton Counties is an advocacy organization helping to ensure individuals with disabilities enjoy the same rights, access to opportunities (educational, employment, community living, health care, etc.) and privileges as other citizens. For more information please call 717-264-4390.

Companion Services

Companion services are provided to individuals living in private residences for the purpose of providing supervision and minimal assistance that is focused on the health and safety of the adult individual with a developmental disability.

Companion services can provide assistance in daily living activities, including grooming, healthcare, household care, meal preparation, planning, and socialization.

Home & Community Habilitation

Home & Community Services are direct services provided in private residences and community settings to protect the health and welfare of individuals and in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization, and adaptive skills.

Hours of service are based on available funding of the individual.

Respite Care

The Respite Care program provides short term specialized care in the family home and with every aspect of the individual's daily life. Respite care is commonly used for families to go on vacations or due to an illness. Days are available to families based on funding availability.


The Socials are held on the third Thursday of every month at the St. Paul United Methodist Church on Norland Avenue and is listed on the Social recreation calendar in the newsletter. Please call the Arc office to RSVP at 717-264-4390. Everyone is welcome.


Transportation is provided to adult consumers. The cost is determined on a per trip basis, with transportation one-way to any given location being a "trip." For example, taking an individual from home to work, and then back again is considered two trips.