Founded in 1975, The Arc Southern Maryland is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, affiliated at the state level with The Arc Maryland and at the national level with The Arc of the United States, the world’s largest grass roots organization of, and for, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
The Arc Southern Maryland is the leading advocate for children and adults with IDD living and working in Southern Maryland. The Arc provides an array of services including housing, job placement, and behavioral support services. Our mission is to create opportunities for independence and personal success for people with different abilities in inclusive communities.
Watch our video to hear directly from our employees and people we support and learn about what The Arc Southern Maryland has done for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 40 years.