Throughout North Carolina, The Arc provides direct supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) that enable people to lead full rich lives in the community. The Arc of North Carolina’s services are accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL). Additionally, many local chapters also provide supports and services.



The Arc of North Carolina is a leader in the state in providing housing options and property management services to North Carolinians with disabilities.



LIFEguardianship is a program of The Arc of NC designed to help advocate for and protect the health and safety of individuals to ensure that their civil and human rights are not violated.

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Community Navigator

Resource Advocates, formerly known as Community Guides, provide advocacy and education, assistance with developing plans, and help link people to services they need in the community.

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Supported Employment

Supported Employment is a good business decision for employers and an empowering personal decision for individuals.



Choices is a program that allows individuals and families a better way to receive supports and services for themselves or their family member with a disability.

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Project Search - Asheville

Project Search is a unique, business-led, one year school- to- work program that takes place entirely in the workplace. Total workplace immersion facilitates a seamless combination of classroom instruction, career exploration, and hands-on training through worksite rotations.

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Proof Alliance NC

The North Carolina Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program (Proof Alliance NC) is a statewide program that strives to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies by providing education, training and resources to women of childbearing age and the professionals who serve them.

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Other Supports

The Arc of North Carolina's state funded supports (Non-Medicaid) provides assistance to people with dual diagnoses and significant disabilities.