The Arc of Hancock County, Indiana

  • Advocates for individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities(i/dd)



R - Remember, We're only human.

E - Even though we are different - 

We are equal.  

S - Speak up for your rights

P - Please be kind to others

E - Everyone deserves a chance

C - Courtesy is the way to treat 

other people

T - Think before you speak

A collaborative poem created by the DreamMakers Advocates Group of The Arc of Hancock County

Copyright 2009

**Thank you for treating all people with respect!**

Arc Membership App


  • The Arc of Hancock County is a sister organization to The Arc of Indiana and The Arc of The United States. Our membership guides our Board of Directors in our decision making.  Please consider becoming a member.  For more information please contact us.  Thank You.

      Dennis Porter

      Executive Director


These are members of the Sugar Creek Group Home.  They are regular attendees of our programs.

Members of the Sugar Creek Group Home.







The Arc of Hancock County


Our Staff & Volunteers

Executive Director - Dennis Porter


Board of Directors 

Pres. - Teresa Cook

Pres. Elect - Susie Hebert

Vice Pres. - Janie Bruns

Secretary - Lynn Wybiral

Treasurer - Heidi Lind

Past Pres. - Janice Cassell


    Susan Geesa     Marcia Miller    Miriam Rolles,                     Laura Wuchner


Jacob Arland        Ted Kukulka 

Board Meetings - 4th Tuesday of Month 

Begins at 7:00pm - Open to Arc Members & Public 

Address:  141 Green Meadow Drive, Suite 3

             Greenfield, IN 46140             

      Phone:  (317) 462-3727


Our Mission

The Arc of Hancock County  promotes and protedts the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities(i/dd) and supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.


Our History & Purpose


The  Arc of Hancock County is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, and nonsectarian organization that was formed April 1961 by concerned parents of children  with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities(I/DD).

The purposes of The Arc are:

A. To promote the general welfare of  persons with developmental disabilities in Hancock County and elsewhere;

B.To foster development of programs in their behalf;

C. To encourage research related to developmental disabilities.

D. To advise and aid parents in the solution of their problems and to coordinate their efforts and activities.

E. To develop a better understanding of the problems of persons with developmental disabilities by the public;

F. To cooperate with all public, private and religious agencies and professional groups in the furtherance of these ends;

G. To associate with and support  the Arc of Indiana and Arc of the United States to promote the common cause.

H. To serve locally as a clearinghouse for gathering and giving out information about developmental disabilities.

I. To promote education for the prevention of I/DD birth defects.


Upcoming Events

2019 Arc Events


January - Annual Membership Meeting

Jan 24 - Dairy Queen Fundraiser

Feb 24 - Indy Island Fun Outing

March -  Disability Awareness Month

March 22- Movie Night 

June -    Discovery Camp 

August 7 - Riley Park Pool Party 

  Oct- Hayride  Outing      

Nov - Fall Membership Meeting 

Discovery Camp


Agape Riding Therapy - East

531 W. 100 S.

Greenfield, In 46140


An inclusive equine day camp which offers an opportunity for school age children with 

and without disabilities to interact together.

Current Programs


Current Programs



  • Monthly Meet Up - Meets 2nd Wednesday of month at Trinity Park United Methodist Church 6:30 to 8:00pm. Promotes fun, personal enrichment & crafts. No Charge for Developmentally Disabled. Taught by Sally Porter




Call 317-462-3727 for immediate assistance or Sign up to hear from us about special events.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

The Arc of Hancock County

141 W Green Meadows Dr Suite 3, Greenfield, Indiana 46140, US

Work(317) 462-3727 Fax(317)462-3705


Mon - Fri / 11:00am to 4:00pm


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