The Arc of Harris County serves our constituents and the Houston community by focusing on providing community outreach, education, and awareness on behalf of the disability community to families, schools, businesses, adult services organizations, and other community organizations, ass well as to promote wellness, enriching the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. By participating in national, state, and local legislative and systems advocacy, it ensures that children with disabilities have access to a free, appropriate education in the least restrictive environment; and that adults with disabilities have access to community-based, integrated employment and supports. Arc also supports the structure and cohesion of families who have members with intellectual and developmental disabilities and provides life-enhancing integrated activities and experiences for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc is a member-based organization, and an affiliate with The Arc of Texas and The Arc of United States.
Services of The Arc of Harris County include social, recreational, respite programs, training for professionals, families, the community, educational advocacy, legislative, system advocacy, information, referral, public awarness, and support groups.
9401 Southwest Freeway, 12th floor
Houston, 77074, TX
Building Name or Description: 8:00 - 4:30 * please call before coming to our office, staff are not always present at our physical location
Accessible Location: Yes
|Type of Organization||Nonprofit (501c3)|
|Categories||Advocacy, Camp, CSHCN Activity, Emotional Support, Job Coaching/Support, Recreation, Respite, Social Media, Special Education, Teen Activity, Training, Volunteer Opportunity, Other|
|Services offered in Spanish?||yes|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||All Ages|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Genetic or Congenital Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Medical Condition, Mental Health Disorder, Physical Disability|
|Does this organization belong to all disabilities?||yes|
|This organization belongs to these diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||No|
|Email Address||[email protected]|