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Who We Are

Mission & Values

The Arc has carried out the mission and vision of helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and siblings, for 70 years.

Our Mission and Values

Mission Statement 

The Arc of the South Shore is committed to empowering families and individuals of all ages with disabilities to reach their fullest potential. We achieve this by providing high-quality individualized services and opportunities that foster independence, community inclusion, and advocacy.

Vision Statement

We will continue to be a provider of choice for supports to individuals and families in need of our services by building on our 65 years of leadership, experience, and advocacy.

Core Values

People First  |  Community  |  Transparency  |  Self-Determination  |  Diversity  |  Respect

In 70 Years we have...

  • People Helped

    100,000

  • Volunteers Engaged

    7,000

  • Local and National Partnerships

    1,000

  • Communities Served

    85

Our Partners

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