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New Information from our Executive Director Regarding Personal Supports and Respite Services for Families and People Supported by The Arc of Howard County

Coronavirus Disease Information from The Arc of Howard County — Tuesday, March 17, 2020 New Information from our Executive Director Regarding Personal Supports and Respite Services For Families and People Supported by The Arc of Howard County Re: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) With growing concerns and out of an abundance of caution by our organization, we are making major changes

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SMRO-Governors Transitioning Youth Initiative

Transition is more than about services; it’s also about values. The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) has adopted an Employment First philosophy and seeks to align its service delivery system with that philosophy. Transition planning is when a student with a disability, along with family members, the school system, and service providers, begin to officially plan

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Holiday Closing Information: December 25, 2019, and January 1, 2020

This is a reminder of The Arc of Howard County‘s office and program closings for the holidays. The Arc of Howard County​’s Employment, Day Program, and Supported Retirement and The Arc Transportation Services will be closed on: Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 If you are supported by The Arc of Howard County and

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The Arc of Howard County Was a Changemaker Challenge Winner! #ChangemakerHC

The Arc of Howard County was a Changemaker Challenge Winner! At the Changemaker Challenge on November 11, 2019, the Horizon Foundation and United Way of Central Maryland chose four winners, including The Arc of Howard County. The Arc of Howard County won $15,000 to put their big idea for social change in to action — Community

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Holiday Closing Information: Thanksgiving

Friendly Reminder: This a reminder of The Arc of Howard County office and program closings during Thanksgiving Week 2019:   The Arc of Howard County Community Integration Services-Employment, Day Program, and Supported Retirement, and The Arc Transportation Services will be closed on Thursday, November 28th, and Friday, November 29th, 2019.  The Arc of Howard County

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Heart for It #MoreThanTheHeartForIt #DSPRW19 #MoreThanTheHeartForIt

During the week of September 8th to 14th, 2019, The Arc of Howard County celebrated Direct Support Professional Recognition Week #DSPRW19. The Arc of Howard County joined in thanking Direct Support Professionals for the work they do to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. As part of the celebration of #DSPRW19, The Arc Maryland

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Sherri Collins-Witzke Named Honorary Chair for 2020 Chocolate Ball

The Arc of Howard County is pleased to announce that Sherri Collins-Witzke will be this year’s Honorary Chair for the 23rd Annual Chocolate Ball benefiting The Arc of Howard County. The 23rd Annual Chocolate Ball – A Benefit for The Arc of Howard County will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Turf Valley Resort, from

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Celebrating Direct Support Professionals!

Did you know that there are Super Heroes in #HowardCounty? Super Heroes who work day in and day out…go the extra mile…go above and beyond. Who are these people? These Super Heroes are the Direct Support Professionals, Day Program staff, Employment Specialists, and administrative staff at The Arc of Howard County who work with individuals with intellectual and

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