The Arc of Frederick County

The Arc of Frederick County is an advocacy agency supporting adults and children with developmental disabilities to lead enviable lives in the community. The Arc was founded in Frederick, Maryland by parents in 1958 in response to the lack of community programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The Arc continues its advocacy efforts and the creation of new services for individuals and families today.

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The Arc Of Frederick County - History
... In 1965 and 1966, The Arc advocated for and obtained both state and county government funding to create the Jeanne Bussard Workshop and the Scott Key ... In 1975, The Arc established its first group home for adults with developmental disabilities to move from institutional care facilities to the community ... In 1979, The Arc spun off its residential programs to create a new non-profit, Community Living ...

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