The Arc, Greater Columbia County

The Arc Greater Columbia County is nationally known for providing advocacy to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are affiliated at both the National and State Level.

Our local chapter in Portage has been in operation since 1966. We have 3 main areas of service which are hosting monthly Adult Social Club Activities, Special Olympics and our largest service area is providing Residential Care; Independent Living, Adult Family Home and a Community Based Residential Facility.

Special Olympics

What We Do

We work to improve education, living environments, social and recreational activities, with full community inclusion through acceptance and awareness. We work to provide awareness and education, develop high quality services, and to support people and their families who are developmentally disabled.