ARC Rutland Area HOME
ARC - Rutland Area
128 Merchants Row, Suite 302
Rutland, VT 05701
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.