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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People with Disabilities

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In 2013, there were over 14,000 students in special education in Kent County.

Upcoming Events

LEAP Conference

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A workshop for parents and providers of children with special needs.

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Considerations for Transition Age Students

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Join us for an a day of information as we consider how we can best support students as they transition to adulthood.

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Adult Benefits for Individuals with Disabilities

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This presentation will cover benefits including: Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, and SSDI. Cost is FREE for members of The Arc Kent County and $10 for non-members. Registration is required.

Register here or by calling 616-459-3339. Advance payment preferred. 


Even with all of the services available today, a grassroots organization like The Arc is an essential part of ensuring people with developmental disabilities live meaningful lives in Kent County

Latest News

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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ABLE Act Passes US Senate


The bill is expected to be signed into law by the President within ten days..

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