70 Years of Supporting

We empower people to live their most self-sufficient lives.


The Arc of Ventura County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Established in 1954, The Arc serves over 700 individuals in a variety of programs throughout Ventura County. We are committed to empowering the individuals we support by offering opportunities that lead to greater independence and self-determined lives in regular everyday settings. Informed decisions, positive changes, as well as integration and participation in the community are fundamental principles of all programs.

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Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Paving the way for independence through learning and access to services and resources. We believe learning practical skills and developing interpersonal relationships are built through community integration.

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Community Connections

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Community Integration

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Community Living Services

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Employment Services

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Digital Literacy Program

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The MOVE Program

Hire for Your Business

Fulfill your workforce needs by hiring qualified candidates with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Join dozens of other companies like Albertsons, FedEx, Home Goods, and Lowe’s in adding value to your workplace and creating a culture of diversity and inclusion. The Arc team supports businesses throughout the entire hiring process; from recruitment to placement; disability inclusion and diversity training for all team members and continuing on-the-job support for new employees.

Join The Arc Team

At The Arc of Ventura County, our team is driven by the mission of a more inclusive world for everyone. Furthering this mission takes a passionate team with diverse skill sets and backgrounds. Our collaborative and exciting environment helps support people to live a life of choice and inclusion, bringing out the best in themselves and others.