Membership in The Arc
By joining our network of more than 140,000 members and close to 700 affiliated chapters nationwide, you can be a part of the largest grassroots movement to protect the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
As part of this network, you’ll be connected to others with and without disabilities who share your beliefs and your challenges. Self-advocates (an individual with I/DD), their family members, experts and professionals in the field and advocates and activists work together through The Arc to ensure that people with I/DD have the resources to meet their needs and live self-determined lives.
Benefits of Membership
Join now as an individual, family or self-advocate or as a corporate or nonprofit, academic or government agency and help support the mission of The Arc to advocate for and serve people with I/DD and their families across their lifespan and across the country.