The Arc of Central Kentucky is a chapter of The Arc of Kentucky and the Arc of the United States, serving Lexington and the surrounding area. You are invited to join us!
Our vision is to provide a future for persons with Intellectual and/or developmental disability,with the services and supports that promote respect, choice, friendship, quality of life, and the opportunity to contribute to society.
The Arc of Central Kentucky’s Mission Statement: The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and /or developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
People First – The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities are defined by their strengths, and inherent value, not by their disability.
Equity – The Arc believes that people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities are entitled to the respect, dignity, equality, safety, and security accorded to other members of society, and are equal before the law.
Community – The Arc believes that people with Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities belong In the community and have fundamental moral, civil and constitutional rights to be fully included and actively participate in all aspects of society.