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The Arc of Colorado promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
The Arc Chapters
There are 15 chapters of The Arc in Colorado including the state chapter and 14 local chapters serving designated geographic areas. Local chapters provide individual advocacy services for children and adults with intellectual developmental disabilities who live in their service areas. Learn More >>
Help the The Arc of Colorado as we build a larger, stronger movement of people with disabilities, parents, siblings, and allies that are fighting for positive policy changes at the Colorado Legislature. You can follow our action at the Capitol by subscribing to receive our action alerts, upcoming events and more. Learn More >>
New perspectives and new voices help us to ensure that our efforts are at the cutting-edge of policy today. There are many ways to get involved such as fighting for policy changes at the Colorado Capitol by joining our Action Network, becoming a member of a local chapter, donating or volunteering. Learn More >>
COVID-19 information and resources
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Colorado Eliminating Subminimum Wage
Denver Business Journal June 10,2021
Ed Sealover, Senior Reporter
Click here to read the article.
Better mental health access for all a focus as Gov. Polis signs bill in Greeley
June 15,2021 by Anne Delaney
An Arc of Weld County employee described mental and behavioral health legislation signed by Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday in Greeley as “life-changing” for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Read the article here.
Independence and Decision-Making for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Everyone should achieve their full potential
The Arc of Colorado provides system advocacy, public awareness, community education, and support for self-advocacy organizations across the state for persons with I/DD and their families. Each of the 14 local Arc chapters, provide unique services based on the needs of their community.