To encourage and celebrate the potential of people who experience disabilities.

For over six decades, The Arc of Anchorage has been a family-focused, grassroots organization.

The Arc of Anchorage has a full array of disability services from birth throughout life for Alaskans who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral and mental health challenges. We provide choices in disability services that best meet the unique needs of those we serve. We recognize each person has dream and goals, ambitions and interests, as well as aptitudes and abilities apart from the disability they experience.

Our Core Values

Respect – We honor everyone’s heritage, history, experiences and specific personal interests.

Integrity – We do the right thing.

Joy – We seize opportunities to create adventure and fulfillment in all aspects of life.

Our Vision

To be a community that recognizes and embraces people of all abilities.

Latest News

Happy New Year From The Arc!

Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy new year filled with joy and hope, and of course, enjoying time together safely and in good health. I know 2020 was atypical, but it brought so much perspective to what life is really about – connecting with people. No matter the critical need to physically distance ourselves from others out of our own household bubbles during COVID-19, we learned in...

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