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We promote and protect the human rights of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, actively supporting full inclusion and participation in the community through advocacy & services.

Mission Mission

Housing Program

The Arc of Delaware Housing program supports safe, accessible and affordable group homes in neighborhood communities.

Housing Program Housing Program


Our Employment Program assists individuals with disabilities in finding jobs suited for them.

Employment Employment


Our Outreach Program provides individual assistance and support to help people with disabilities get the services they need to maintain independent lives.

Outreach Outreach


Promoting and protecting the civil rights of the estimated 27,000 Delawareans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) is what drives The Arc of Delaware.

Advocacy Advocacy

For persons with a disability


You are entitled to the respect, dignity, equality, safety, and security accorded to other members of society, and are equal before the law.

For parents

happy family

We know that you need support, information and resources to care for your child through the course of their lifetime and yours.

For others who care

Education - parent mentors

Friends, legislators, educators, reporters and others can contribute, connect, learn and seek out help from The Arc of Delaware.

News & Events

The Arc of Delaware Reaches Fair Housing Settlement

The Arc of Delaware Reaches Fair Housing Settlement
The Arc of Delaware and its counsel Relman, Dane & Colfax, The Arc of the United States, and Delaware Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. are pleased to announce the recent settlement of The Arc of Delaware’s disability discrimination complaint against the Property Owners’ Association (POA) of a housing […]

Dr. Tim Brooks receives The Lifetime Acheivement Award

The Arc of Delaware holds it Annual Business Meeting

On May, 19th 2016, The Arc of Delaware held its Annual Business Meeting.  Guest Speaker, Marie Nonnenmacher, Deputy Director of DDDS, presented on the Family Support Waiver as proposed within DDDS Lifespan Waiver Amendment.
During this meeting board nominations were held and new directors and officers were elected to serve on The Arc of Delaware’s Board […]

The 24th Annual Golf Tournament & Silent Auction

[ August 8, 2016; ] The Arc of Delaware’s 24th Annual Golf Tournament and Silent Auction on August 8th, 2016 at Deerfield Golf Club, Newark DE

Golf registration includes greens fee (18 holes), cart, range
balls, lunch, awards dinner, silent auction, gift package, and
many prizes (scoring, skills, hole-in-one, and top three teams).

Single golfer $225

Dinner & Silent Auction only $50

For more information:


16th Annual Run, Walk & Roll

[ May 7, 2016; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] 16th Annual Run,Walk & Roll

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at the
Wild Quail Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Camden-Wyoming, Delaware

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

Race begins at 9:00 a.m. Rain or Shine. Healthy Kids Run (10 & under) starts at 8:50 a.m.

For more information: Run, Walk & Roll Information

Mid-Del Support Group

[ January 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. February 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. March 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. April 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. May 19, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] This support group is for self advocates, families and guardians of individuals with disabilities. If you need help with services in Delaware or need direction on how to start services, we can help! Join us on the third Thursday of each month at 10:00am at the Arc of Delaware’s Mid- Del office at Loockerman and […]

Monitoring Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We are looking for individuals in Delaware to help us monitor our community group homes to ensure the health, safety and comfort of all of our residents.

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