"I am driven by the truth that all people are of equal value and are entitled to the same rights and opportunities, " - J.D.

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who we serve

The Arc is an advocacy organization serving individuals and families in Adams County.

We assist people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). IDD is a medical and neurological diagnosis. The Colorado definition of IDD 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)

critical news

what you need to know

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Join us for our 18+ Sibling Group! We meet once a month and there is no commitment to join. We meet in-person at The Arc of Adams County. Please RSVP to

The Arc of Adams County is participating in #CoGivesDay! Help us raise funds for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 

SFO meets the third Friday of every month. It is a self-advocate group. They are hoping to gain new members. It is free to participate! 

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Since 1962 it has been the mission of The Arc of Adams County to protect, preserve, and promote the human and civil rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
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