About Us

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MISSION AND VALUE STATEMENTS

The purpose of The Arc of Walker County is to advocate and provide services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to family and friends of those individuals.

 

Value Statements:

  • The Arc of Walker County believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities should be defined by their own unique abilities and values, and they are entitled to the respect, dignity, equality, safety and security as other members of society and that they are equal before the law.
  • The Arc of Walker County believes that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities belong in the community and have the civil, constitutional and moral right to be fully included and actively participate in all aspects of society.
  • The Arc of Walker County believes in self-determination and self-advocacy.  People with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have the  appropriate resources and supports can make decisions about their lives.  Those decisions must be included concerning all issues that affect their well-being.
  • The Arc of Walker County believes that society benefits from the contributions of people with diverse personal characteristics including race, ethnicity, religion, age, geographic location, sexual orientation, gender and type of disability.

 

Find out more about the Arc by visiting our site on Guidestar.org.  http://www2.guidestar.org/organizations/63-0760044/arc-walker-county.aspx

General information is listed on this site, as well a copy of our IRS form 990.  Contact us at any time to request a copy of our annual report or to discuss questions about who we are, what we do, and how we do them.

For information on our Title VI compliance please refer to the link below:

Title VI Action Plan

 

 

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