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

Taking the FEAR out of Self-Directed Services


This workshop will cover self-directed service options available to people who are receiving Community Mental Health services.  Topics addressed will include: how to hire your own staff as a direct employer, who processes payroll, and independent supports coordination. This event is FREE to members of The Arc Kent County.

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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

More information to come!

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We look forward to a long and valuable partnership with The Arc Kent County and our volunteers.

Latest News

March is DD Awareness Month!


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

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New Website


Check out our new website!

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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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