The Arc of Kent County

for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Ensuring that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are valued in order that they and their families participate fully in and contribute to their community.


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Children in families who live below the federal poverty line have a higher prevalence of developmental disabilities.

Upcoming Events

Behavior Is Communication, Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle

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We know children who exhibit unacceptable behavior do so for a specific reason. This workshop will help you determine what your child is saying and how to substitute a more acceptable way to communicate their message. Flyer  Register to attend

Oktoberfest 2015

Date and Time to be announced!

If you'd like more information on sponsoring this event, please call 616-459-3339. 

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Holiday Party

Date and time TBA

For information on sponsoring this event, please call 616-459-3339.

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The advocates at the Arc were outstanding! Not only were they extremely knowledgeable but they were readily accessible.They were true partners in making it all come together. Thank you Arc Kent County!!!

Latest News

Advocacy Alert: Reductions in Medicaid Services


Kent County's Community Mental Health Authority, Network 180, recently announced several cuts to workforce and services. These cuts are expected to impact at least 300 adults with developmental disabilities. 

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March is DD Awareness Month!


President Ronald Reagan declared March to be developmental disability awareness month in 1987. 

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Welcome our New Board Member & Officer


The Arc Kent County is pleased to welcome Brett Jipping to our Board of Directors, and Tim Lundgren as Vice-President.

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