The Arc of Hancock County, Indiana

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

Respect

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

      (317)462-3727



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

Email:  dennisthearc@att.net


Board of Directors 

Pres. - Teresa Cook

Pres. Elect - Susie Hebert

Vice Pres. - Janie Bruns

Secretary - Lynn Wybiral

Treasurer - Heidi Lind

Past Pres. - Janice Cassell

Directors - Susan Geesa, Marcia Miller,Miriam Rolles,                     Laura Wuchner

Self-Advocate - 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

2018 Arc Events


January - Annual Membership Meeting

Jan 31 - Dairy Queen Fundraiser

Feb 24 - Indy Island Fun Outing

March -  Disability Awareness Month

March -  Legacy Cinema Theater 

June -    Discovery Camp 

Sept -    Nature Blast Outing with Special Olympics

Nov - Fall Membership Meeting 




Discovery Camp

Agape Riding Therapy - East

531 W. 100 S.

Greenfield, In 46140

(317)759-9444


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

and without disabilities to interact together.

https://agaperiding.org/







Current Programs

Current Programs

     

  • Arc Drum Circle - Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday of month at Trinity Park United Methodist Church, 207 Park Ave, Greenfield In.  Meetings are expected to resume in the spring of 2018. Music Therapy & Social  Outing.  No Charge.

      

  • 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



 

Subscribe

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

Hours

Mon - Fri / 9:00am to 5:00pm