- The Opportunity Center-- A
day program for adults on the autism spectrum that fosters social,
artistic, vocational, volunteer, and entrepreneurial development.
The Opportunity Center Enrollment Form
- Money Management --
The Arc manages the money of 15-25 clients who need assistance in this
area. The Arc becomes their legal representative payee though social
security. The Arc deposits their checks, pays their bills, budgets
expenses, and reconciles their bank statements.
- Social Development --
To combat the social isolation experienced by many people with
disabilities, The Arc offers social events and activities that draw
- Counseling -- Counseling appointments are available for adults with disabilities to address grief and relational issues.
- Support and Education -- Adults
with disabilities require support for daily living and turn to The Arc
for advice, companionship, and encouragement. The Arc also offers
monthly gatherings (third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm) for 50+ adults who learn life skills and how to advocate for themselves in daily life.
- Sewing -- The Arc offers a sewing class the second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am.
-- The Arc of McLennan County is affiliated with The Arc of Texas and
The Arc of the United States, organizations that advocate for the rights
of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be
included in their local communities.
- Best Buddies
-- The Arc partners with the Baylor chapter of Best Buddies to pair
adults with Baylor students, who do things together socially.