THE ARC OF ADAMS COUNTY
"I am driven by the truth that all people are of equal value and are entitled to the same rights and opportunities, "
We are currently not accepting walk-ins at our office. You must schedule an appointment with your advocate or call (303) 428-0310. Thank you!
who we serve
The Arc is an advocacy organization serving individuals and families in Adams County.
We assist people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). I/DD is a medical and neurological diagnosis. The Colorado definition of I/DD meets all the following criteria:
- Diagnosis has occurred before the age of 22
- IQ of 70 or less (as measured by specific testing/evaluations) and/or
- Adaptive (daily living) skills that are like having an IQ score of 70 or less (as measured by specific testing/evaluations)
what you need to know
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Visit Hungry Howie’s in Thornton on Wednesday, June 16th for Donation Day! 10% of proceeds will go towards Arc of Adams County & our advocacy efforts! Help us continue to serve individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in our community!
Join us for Snack & Chat on June 15th from 3 -4 PM featuring our Adult Advocates presenting information on Self-Determination, Self-Advocacy, and Supported Decision Making. Held virtually via Zoom. Please register or RSVP below!
Join us for our “Ask the Doctor” series on June 22nd from 11 AM – 12 PM. Dr. Patricia Oliver from Oliver Behavioral Consultants will be providing information and an opportunity to ask questions related to challenging behavior in adults or children.
Join us for Snack & Chat July 20th from 3-4:15 PM featuring a virtual presentation by an Social Security Representative. They will be discussing background, eligibility, rates, & application process. Held virtually via Zoom. Please register or RSVP below!