Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy, education, support and socialization.

Paint and Pinot Night

 The next class will be Friday, August 7. The theme is beach days.  Sorry, but the class is now full. 
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The Arc of Blair County

The Arc of Blair County believes that persons with developmental disabilities are valuable members of society and have the same rights as all citizens. They have the right to a free and appropriate education in an integrated setting, the right to live in a comfortable residence in their own local community, the right to protection from health and safety hazards in their environment, the right to work at a meaningful wage in a vocation appropriate to their talents, the right to social and personal relationships and the right to participate in the recreational and cultural activities of their community. It is the vision of Arc of Blair County to foster, protect and nurture these rights.

The Arc of Blair County serves as an important voice for persons with disabilities and their families.

The Arc of Blair County

431 Jackson Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Phone:  814-946-1011
Fax:  814-946-1013


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Latest News from the Arc

August 24, 2015

Penn State Vs. Army Game -  The Arc is taking a bus to Happy Valley for what should be an exciting game. The Arc will pay for the bus, tickets into the game and tailgate supplies. We plan to grill hamburgers and hotdogs plus play parking lot games. See newsletter for details. 

Outside Dance and Picnic - All are welcome on Friday, August 28 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. for a night of fishing, games, picnic food and dancing under the stars at Brush Mountain Sportsmen's Club. Call The Arc at 946-1011 for more details.


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