Programs & Services

The Arc Bay County provides a wide array of advocacy, education, consulting, and advisory services.

Within our community, and through our networks across the nation, The Arc provides strength, empowerment, and respect for people with disabilities, their parents, family members, and dedicated professionals by keeping the connections strong and our collective voice heard.

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Advocacy - Collective

Communicating with our legislators and staying abreast of government issues at the local, state, and federal levels to protect and acquire services for people with disabilities.

Advocacy - Individual

Personalized assistance to people with disabilities and their families in procuring appropriate services with connecting agencies in the areas of housing, employment, family support, Person-Centered Planning, and Circles of Support.

Arc Workshops and Presentations

Offering a variety of workshops geared to educating individuals, parents, family members, and professionals on issues that are meaningful to achieving quality of life.

Educational Advocacy

Assisting families with their student's needs in navigating the school system and the IEP process, and achieving the appropriate supports for a successful school year. This can include: reviewing records, referrals to community support services, and attending IEP meetings.

Medicare/Medicaid Consulting

Guiding and advising those who need assistance in navigating the agencies rules and process and helping with problems or concerns that may arise.

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Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver's goal is to save lives and ending tragedy for families and caregivers by diminishing the time to search and find their missing loved ones who wander due to Alzheimer's autism, and other related conditions or disorders. The average recovery time for Project Lifesaver clients is reduced from hours to an average of 30 minutes.

This lifesaving project for The Arc Bay County is graciously funded in part by a grant from the Bay Area Community Foundation.

Representative Payee Services

Managing and providing assistance with the finances of the individual, assessing their needs and developing a budget to meet the basic necessities of life but still planning for their hopes and desires for future expenditures. - Serving over 200 people!

Social Security Advocacy and Consulting

Providing support to those unfamiliar with the Social Security process by assisting them with the system procedures, paperwork, and application process.

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