The Arc advocates for and serves people with I/DD, including Down syndrome, autism, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, cerebral palsy and other diagnoses. The Arc has a network of 700 chapters across the country promoting and protecting the human rights of people with I/DD and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes and without regard to diagnosis.

The Arc is not an acronym; always refer to us as The Arc, not The ARC and never ARC. The Arc should be considered as a title or a phrase.
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The Arc of Northeast Mississippi volunteers offered the local chapter of the Red Cross a helping hand Friday. Excerpt from The Daily Journal TUPELO – From one Arc to another ARC, volunteers offered the local chapter of the American Red Cross a helping hand on Friday.   The Arc of Northeast Mississippi, which helps people with disabilities and their families,...
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September 18, 2017 Peter's Perspective New Report on Family Leave   This month, The Arc released a new video, report, and other materials on how paid family and medical leave can promote employment and economic security for people with disabilities and their families, and how huge gaps in the current U.S. system hurt the people we represent. You may wonder, so what’s...
2017-09-15 4:25 pm    0 comments    Events
In lieu of our regular support group meeting scheduled for September 29th, We will be meeting on the 22nd at the Red Cross. NOTICE THE DATE CHANGE TO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22! ***CALL TO ACTION*** The American Red Cross has requested our help! The American Red Cross is asking for volunteers. With the devastation from hurricane Harvey, and Irma on the way, most of the local Red Cross...
2017-09-15 4:17 pm    0 comments    Events
On November 3, The Arc will present the prestigious Catalyst Awards to five honorees, all of whom have made extraordinary contributions in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).   ´╗┐This year’s winners hail from a wide swath of our society, including one of the most iconic companies in the world, the cast of...
2017-08-16 6:30 pm    0 comments    Events
The Arc of Northeast Mississippi Support Group Meeting Sharing And Caring When: Friday, August 25th 11:30 - 1 P.M. Where: Internet Cafe Midtown Point, GlosterCreek Village 499 Gloster St. Tupelo MS 38801 We would like to invite you to join the Arc of Northeast Mississippi on Friday, August 25, as we meet and network together. Come see what the Arc is all about! We hope that you...