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The Arc of Butler County began as a grassroots effort 60 years ago, and has developed into a caring and dedicated support system for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.



Since incorporating in 1957, The Arc of Butler County has served individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through:

  • Advocacy
  • Informing individuals and families of their rights
  • Provision Residential and Vocational Services

Our goal is to continue to meet the changing needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by improving current services while developing and implementing new services.

The Arc of Butler County is affiliated with The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States.



Mission Statement


The Arc of Butler County is committed to reducing the incidence and limiting the consequence of intellectual and developmental disabilities through education, advocacy, support, and service provision.

The Arc of Butler County is committed to securing for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work, and play. The Arc of Butler County will work toward securing, consistent with the individual's need, maximum personal independence, choices, inclusion, equal rights, and adequate supports, which are all necessary to guarantee a real quality of life to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Arc of Butler County will provide leadership in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and develop the necessary human and financial resources to attain its goal.