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Our Mission

To empower, inspire and support individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to become active members of their community.

How we do it

adults served with I/DD daily through 6 program sites in local community

dedicated, caring and trained employees

different service options

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Announcements & Events

See our recent announcements and current events to the right. Use the arrows to scroll or check out more posts by clicking the button below.

The Arc of Fresno/Madera Counties Named 2024 California Nonprofit of the Year

On Thursday June 6th, 2024 Senator Anna M. Caballero named The Arc of Fresno/Madera Counties as 2024 California Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 14. “The Arc of Fresno and Madera Counties provides individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability...

ABC30: Preparing Individuals With Autism for the Workforce

On Thursday April 18th, 2024 ABC 30 aired a spotlight on The Arc and our efforts to help those we serve with employment opportunities. They featured a quick interview with Pathfinders to Employment manager Travis Cardwell as well as a few of the individuals currently...

Central Valley Today! The Arc Inspires

On Thursday August 17th, Central Valley Today! graciously hosted Aleric, Maricruz, Jacquelyn, Ben, and our Executive Director Tamica Hill in order to inform our community of some of the great things we are doing for the Central Valley. We were able to put faces to the...

The Arc Inspires

In less than two weeks, 19 individuals from all 6 locations of The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties will take the stage at the Loewen Achievement Center in Fresno, California. These 19 performers will sing inspirational songs for a musical series titled, The Arc Inspires....

Careers at the Arc

The Arc of Fresno / Madera Counties provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Arc of Fresno / Madera Counties explicitly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

How you can help

There are many ways to help out individuals with developmental disabilities. Check out any of the tiles below to see how you can get involved.

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