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The mission of The Arc of Delaware is to improve and enhance the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Mission Mission

Housing Program

Our Housing Information Center is your one-stop resource for affordable residential options in Delaware for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Housing Program Housing Program


Our Employment Services program develops real jobs with real salaries and benefits, and helps people with disabilities maintain them.

Employment Employment


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

Outreach Outreach


We are a comprehensive resource for information, referral, training and assistance for people with disabilities, their families and the community.

Support Support


Our Delaware People First program provides a forum for self-advocates to network, discuss issues and enjoy social interactions.

Empowerment Empowerment


Through systems advocacy, we advance public policy to protect and enhance vital programs and services for people with disabilities.

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

Grotto Pizza, Parade of Trees

Visit Grotto Pizza, Dover location at 159 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901, between November 24th and January 1st, and vote for The Arc’s decorated tree by making a donation. On January 2nd the tree that collects the most charitable contributions will win an additional $250 for their charity, donated by Grotto Pizza.


Halloween Dance

The Mid-Del Committee hosted a Halloween Dance on October 9th.  Participants came dressed in costumes and enjoyed dancing and refreshments.  Thank you to the Family Court of Dover for sponsoring the event.


Tubby Raymond Foundation

Last week, a unique partnership resulted in a $1,000 gift to The Arc of Delaware from the Tubby Raymond Foundation in exchange for a painting.

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