• Advocacy

    We advocate for the right of individuals with developmental disabilities.

  • Resources & Community

    We advocate for the right of individuals with developmental disabilities.



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.

Representative Payee Services

We SERVE as representative payee for clients referred to us by Social Security and Service Providers. We ASSIST clients in managing within their budget limitations. We CONTACT case managers, social workers, guardian specialists regarding issues of concern both to and about clients. We CONTACT Social Security Social Administration for Security and SSI benefits for new clients. We ASSURE bills are […]

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Aktion Club

“The Aktion and Self Advocates meetings are fun, educational and creative. I am always amazed by the members ideas and energy. — Norm Montaigne, Kiwanis Liaison AKtion Club of Rutland County – Serving Citizens in our Community by Jane Frank, Co-Advisor The AKtion Club of Rutland County, a Kiwanis family member, is a group of […]

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Self Advocacy Meetings

SELF ADVOCATES BECOMING EMPOWERED – RUTLAND Self Advocates Abilities Awareness Training at Castleton University for National Developmental Disability Awareness Month in March. … with time and care, we can learn to understand each other. …. with time and patience, we can get the job done. …. We are all equal Self-Advocacy means speaking or acting […]

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Help Support ARC

Our work depends on the support of our generous members. Please make a donation today.

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The Wing Center

Mary & Leonard F Wing Jr
Sensory & Resource Center

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We Support Community

Individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.


ARC Community Resources

Area Links & Help

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ARC Testimonials

Helping our Community

I have learned many new things; Skiing and new Kayaking paddling with Vermont Adaptive. We always have fun and I enjoy the interaction and laughing.

Colleen DuffyRutland County Resident

I have met a lot of people and made many friends. I like going to all the outings
and events.

Annaliese BiegRutland County Resident

I have been with ARC for over twenty years. I have grown in many ways. I like all fun I have with my friends at dances and events.

Pam BrownRutland County Resident

I feel safe and secure at ARC. I have made a lot of friends. I always have a good time at all ARC activities

Stephanie LovelettRutland County Resident

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