ARC Rutland Area HOME



ARC - Rutland Area

128 Merchants Row, Suite 302

Rutland, VT 05701

(802) 775-1370


website: http:/



ARC stands for What We Do:  Advocacy, Resources and Community opportunities for citizens with developmental disabilities and their families.


March was Developmental Disabilities Month

check out our YouTube video and

our ½ hour Community TV Production.



 We Took THE


Out of Our Corporate Name



I _________________________________, pledge that I will not use the words “r#tard” or “r#etarded” in a derogatory way.  I understand that this is hurtful to people who have intellectual disabilities and people who love them.  I will be careful with my words.  I will also ask others not to use these words.


(send this in and we’ll add it to our Pledge Wall)





ê Support the Self Advocacy Group 

ê Support the Rutland Family Support Network (RFSN)

ê Educate People with Developmental Disabilities about Legislative and Program so they can advocate for their needs

 ê Advocate for needs for People with Developmental Disabilities through the service systems

 ê Advocate for transportation needs





ê We have many brochures from organizations to refer to  

ê We refer people to the organizations they need.

ê We use the RFSN listserv: to query services requested by individuals AND to inform people about workshops, trainings,etc.

ê Our Board Members serve on other local boards 

ê We attend United Way’s functions & events





ê We provide Representative Payee services, people live in the community, we care for their shelter, clothing and food.

ê We provide Six events a year: with a thank you & ARC update in the Herald

ê We  encourage people with disabilities to create their circle of support

ê We market our events with all local media possible

ê We provide transportation to our events

ê We support the Aktion Club to provide services for the community.

Rutland Family Support Network
Maggie Pak Achievement Award
Mission & Programs / Services
Self Advocacy
AKtion Club
About Us
Contact Us