Providing Support and Education for People with Developmental Disabilities and their Families Since 1954!

The Arc of Lucas County is governed by a volunteer board of directors and managed by key staff. We work passionately to uphold our vision that every individual and family living with an intellectual or developmental disability in Lucas County has access to the information, advocacy, and skills they need to participate as active members of our community.

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The Arc’s position statements address critical issues related to human and civil rights, treatment, and services and programs for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.


Event Update

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Camp Courageous & The Arc of Northwest Ohio will be having their Annual Awards Banquet ceremony on September 24, 2015 and we are seeking nominations for this year’s awards.  Award categories are as follows:

Outstanding Self Advocate; Outstanding Professional; Outstanding Media; Outstanding Philanthropist/Donor; Outstanding Employer; Outstanding Community Service.

We would like you to think about whom in your life or the community that you feel has made a difference in the lives of those with developmental disabilities.  Please send your submissions (nominees full name, contact information and a brief description of what they have done and why you think they are deserving of the award) to Nicole Osstifin at The Arc of Lucas County, 3450 W. Central, Suite 354 Toledo, Oh 43606 or email nicoleo@arclucas.org.  For more information about each of the awards and/or general banquet information, please contact our office at 419.882.0941.