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Welcome to The Arc Davidson County
The Arc Davidson County was founded in 1952 by parents and friends of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Our members are people with disabilities and their families, friends and supporters who represent over five thousand adults and children in Davidson and surrounding counties. We are Nashville's chapter of The Arc of The United States, the largest national membership disability organization.
What We Do
The Arc Davidson County represents more than five thousand children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Davidson and nearby counties. Over seven hundred are enrolled in our service and support programs in Davidson and twenty other counties in Middle Tennessee.
All of our services are provided free of charge. In partnership with our national, state and other local chapters, we campaign for public awareness and for policies that benefit all of our constituents as well as other people with disabilities.
To inquire about our services, please contact us or call us at (615) 321-5699.
View all of our upcoming events on our interactive calendar.
Wednesday, February 26 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Learn more about the best ways to prepare yourself and your family in case of a disaster in this free workshop on Emergency Preparedness, led by LaVerdia McCullough, Emergency Services Coordinator for the Commission On Aging & Disability
Tuesday, March 4 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Join The Arc Davidson County Junior Advisory Board for a Happy Hour with Trivia Time! You'll enjoy happy hour specials, prizes for top teams, free snacks, and a chance to learn more about how programs at The Arc are helping individuals with disabilities and area businesses. FREE admission! Check out our event page on Facebook.
Thursday, March 13 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, March 6 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
This free program for parents of students with disabilities will provide information on preparing students to begin adult or postsecondary life. Various community agencies and service providers will be there to share information.