Our mission is to advocate for the right of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to be regarded as valued citizens with the same entitlements as non-disabled individuals, including the right to lifelong opportunities for personal growth and full participation in the community.

ARC Rutland Monthly Activities

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ARC Rutland Area’s August 2018 Activities

Continuing to Celebrate 60 Years Old!


* Every: Tuesday/Adaptive Fitness and Thursday/Game on! @ Fitness Made Fun!

with VT Adaptive Staff 3:30 PM.  Come Play. Stay Active. Be Well!

Are you going? Are you Moving?

*Saturday August 4th:   ARC at the Rutland Street Party!  Look for our booth!

* Tuesday August 7th:  ARC at National Night Out @ Giorgetti Park 4-7 PM

*2nd Tuesday, August 14th: Self Advocacy @ Education & Wellness Ctr, 6:30 -8 PM

*Saturday, August 25thAktion Club Car Wash @ Ground Round, 10:00 – 2 PM

*4th Tuesday, August 28th: Aktion Club @ GARDEN for tending, 6:30 pm

* Wednesday August 29th: Aktion Club volunteers @ Genesis.


ARC’s 2018 Memberships are now due.

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MAGGIE PAK AWARD!  www.arcrutlandarea.org/maggie-pak-award


Look for tidbits of ARC Rutland Area’s 60 years of history on the Facebook page!

To DONATE ask about our:

Affinity Program at TD Bank; they Donate some of their profits to us, you might get $25

Shop through AmazonSmile.com to; they Donate some their profits to us.

We are also registered at GE for donation matches; please share this info.

And anyone can pick up a $2 coupon off hair cuts at SportClips, they donate $2 to ARC every time someone uses it!

share   https://www.givegab.com/nonprofits/arc-rutland-area


Check out our electronic videos:   http://youtu.be/J5b1qEWzJYs  and  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scg-QRw79LI

And:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJzG6lSHkcs


Call 775-1370 for a ride or current info, and visit our facebook page, ARC Rutland Area!


Disability Awareness Day at the Vermont State House*  Support the Self Advocacy Group.
*  Support the Rutland Family Support Network (RFSN).
*  Educate People with Developmental Disabilities about legislation and programs so they can advocate for their needs.
*  Advocate for needs of people with developmental disabilities through the service systems.
*  Advocate for transportation needs.


Building a circle of support.*  We use the RFSN listserv to query services requested by individuals AND to inform people about workshops, trainings, etc.
*  We connect people in our community with brochures and resources about programs that can assist them.
*  We attend United Way functions & events.
*  Additional resources provided include, assistance finding a personal care attendant or respite-provider, facilitating the Rutland Family Support Network, hosting monthly support potlucks, Sibshops,and guidance on how to build a circle of support.


We garden! *  We provide Representative Payee Services- people live in the community, we care for their shelter, clothing and food.
*  We host six events a year. These events include dances and parties.
*  We encourage people with disabilities to create their Circle of Support
*  We provide the local media with a listing of all events and maintain a calendar.
*  We provide transportation to our events