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The Arc of Craven County is a local family advocacy organization of and for people living in Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  The Arc was incorporated as a non-profit corporation on April 30, 1963.  We are affiliated with The Arc of NC an advocacy and provider organization and The Arc of the USA a leading advocacy organization.  We are committed to securing for all people challenged by intellectual and physical disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they live, learn, work, worship and play.  The Arc of Craven County is a volunteer organization that fosters community programs to promote the general welfare of citizens in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico Counties of North Carolina.  All citizens with disabilities, parents/ guardians, providers of service, community leaders, and friends may participate in furthering the work of The Arc of Craven County.

Our yearly events for 2014 are:  

Monthly Socials for all ages sponsored by Provider Organizations, Churches and Community Organizations. See calendar of events for 2014 socials.

Courts Plus Sponsored Racquetball Tournament  “Built The Arc”  held January 17-19th raising $3500 for the Arc.

Our Annual Awards Banquet will be held on March 27, 2014 at The Knights of Columbus building.   

We are excited to offer our Annual Susy Bergener  Week Adult Day Camp for ages 22 and up.  Date announced two months before camp.  Pre-registration is required to participate.

We will have our  Annual Self-Advocacy Training Day in October 2014.

Summer Camp for school age children will be held by ES/UCP of NC. The Arc of Craven County is excited to partner with community leaders and volunteers to advocate for children and adults in Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties; families, caregivers and providers.  We have several Board positions available, please consider joining our organization to make a difference in your community.  For more information contact Jeannie Smith at jeanniesmith@arccravennc.org


We have some exciting events for 2014