The Arc is a Proud Sponsor of Disability Awareness Night

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area is a proud sponsor of Disability Awareness Night on Friday, June 7th, 2019. Pre-Game Parade starts at 5:45 p.m., Game vs. Kane County starts at 6:35 p.m. Just by purchasing a ticket for Disability Awareness Night for Friday, June 7th, you can support Aktion Club, a service club […]

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area Announces Awardees for Catalyst Awards

Rock Island, IL – The Arc of the Quad Cities Area has a passion for inclusion and we share that passion with honorees who have championed tirelessly for the dignity, independence, and full societal participation of all people with disabilities. The Arc has created an event that will recognize the contributions of individuals and organizations that […]

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day 3.21

March 21. That’s Three twenty-one. These numbers are symbolic of the medical name for Down syndrome: trisomy 21. In humans, each cell normally has 23 pairs of chromosomes, which contain the person’s genetic makeup. In people with Down syndrome, the 21st chromosome has three rather than the usual two copies. The condition of there being three […]

Yes, We Are OPEN

  The Arc of the Quad Cities Area’s programs will remain open on January 30th, 2019 during the wind chill warning. Our Community Day Services and Work Services programs will be offering limited transportation services based on the needs of our community transportation partners. In working with MetroLink it has been determined that services will […]

Hiring People with Disabilities Is Good Business

By Ted Kennedy Jr.  Published in Opinion Section of The New York Times   For years, companies have maintained low expectations about hiring people with disabilities. Most of these companies believed that employees with disabilities could not perform well in the workplace and that actively hiring them would drag company performance and profits down.   […]

The Arc Hosts Open Interviews for Candidates Looking for a Career That Cares

The Arc has two Open Interview Dates scheduled for the first week of December. Please utilize The Arc’s online application at prior to your arrival. Thank you and we are looking forward to meeting YOU! Mark your calendars for:   December 4th from 10 am – 2p @ The Arc Building 4016 9th Street, Rock Island December 5th from […]

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