When you join The Arc you become part of a network of nearly 20,000 Hoosier members and 150,000 members nationwide - families, self-advocates, and individuals who provide support, information and encouragement to one another. Membership in The Arc provides a sense of purpose and belonging.
When you join The Arc you belong to a well-established and respected state and national association. Members are essential as we continue our mission of advocating for a better life for Indiana's citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
When you join you become a part of the nation's largest grassroots movement that works to protect the rights of people with disabilities and to ensure that resources and supports are available to meet their needs. You unite with many strong voices that public officials listen to and respect in the Indiana General Assembly and Washington, D.C.
When you join The Arc you will receive the The Arc News In Indiana and EMPOWER quarterly. You can subscribe to e-newsletters from The Arc of Indiana and The Arc US and you will receive information about trainings, conferences and special events.
If there is a local chapter of The Arc in your county, you can join by contacting them directly. When you join at the local level, you are also a member of The Arc of Indiana and The Arc US.
You can also join as an "at large" member of The Arc of Indiana and The Arc US.
Are you connected to a corporation, academic institution, a supporting nonprofit, a government entity or a consultant or small business/professional services provider? If so, your organization may wish to become an Organizational Member of The Arc, and take advantage of membership benefits as it supports Indiana's largest disability membership-based association.
Organizational membership is designed to allow organizations to show support for The Arc's mission and establish a strong connection with the intellectual and developmental disability community.
Membership gives you an opportunity to reach out to a state network of chapters, professionals in the field, volunteers and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families and demonstrate your commitment to their needs.
Choose your category of membership and join today to further your promotional and philanthropic goals while helping expand The Arc's advocacy, programs and services. Each of the membership categories provides a variety of benefits appropriate for the classification and level of membership.
Available to college/universities and individual campuses, departments, divisions, research centers and institutes.
Available to local, regional and statewide nonprofit organizations such as parent support groups, disability organizations and other not-for-profits that support and share the mission and core values of The Arc.
Available to corporations and businesses and corporate leaders who support the mission of The Arc and are committed to supporting individuals with disabilities in their community.