Employment and Life Skills Services for People with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, & More
The Arc-Alameda County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering life skills education along with job training and job placement services to some 350 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Conditions such as as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, & fetal alcohol syndrome are developmental disabilities.
The Arc Alameda County operates the First Step Children’s Center in Hayward for preschoolers with developmental delays.
The Arc of Alameda County has three campus locations in the East Bay; San Leandro, Hayward, and Dublin. Individuals with I/DD from Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Union City, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Union City, and Pleasanton are welcome and can often work with the Regional Center of the East Bay to arrange transportation to one of the three locations.
Arc Serves a Wide Range of People with Developmental Disabilities
Our clients live in Alameda County and are clients of The Regional Center of the East Bay. Regional Center case workers assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and families in determining the necessary services and refers them to various service providers such as The Arc of Alameda County.
The Arc offers you excellent services for all levels of I/DD AND effective advocacy – a two-for-one proposition you find with very few other services organizations. We partner with the 22 other Arc chapters in the state to support The Arc California. The Arc California is your advocacy office in Sacramento established to preserve the Lanterman Act, and react to proposed legislation that impacts the lives of our clients. The Arc California also works to ensure state funding for the programs in which your loved ones participate. The Arc the United States performs a similar function on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.
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