The Arc Votes! Self-Help for Self-Advocates:
Voting is all about self-advocacy. If you have not done so already, make sure you VOTE TODAY! Here’s how: Find your Vote Center: https://recorder.countyofventura.org/…/vote-centers/ and plan for how you will get there. Bring a photo ID. Some first time voters may be required to provide a photo ID. Make sure to bring one just in…Read More
Self-Advocacy in Action
Tina has attended program at Ojai Enrichment Center for 27 years. Recently she brought up how shabby the OEC sign appeared and advocated for it to get an update! She is an active leader at program, in her community of Ojai, and with our Board of Directors. Tina wanted to write and share with you…Read More
Returning to Routine after Pandemic Upsets the Norm
After 3 years, Nestor has returned to his Community Integration Program on Arcade Drive for in-person services! Throughout the pandemic, Nestor has felt safe and supported participating in The Arc’s virtual services from home. Despite missing his friends, his staff, and his very way of life, Nestor has shown so much strength and resilience while…Read More
Participants Return to The Arc National Conference!
Jerry O. represented our Board of Directors recently at The Arc’s National Convention in Denver. Please enjoy Jerry’s experience in his own words: “I was privileged enough to join fellow Arc advocates and their families, representatives from companies invested in the support of people with IDD, along with Arc community leaders and board members ranging…Read More
Participant Representatives Take Their Place on the Board of Directors!
Join us as we welcome Jerry O. to The Arc of Ventura County’s Board of Directors. Jerry recently accepted a 2-year position as Participant Representative, and we look forward to his invaluable contributions and participation. Thank you for your service and tireless advocacy for individuals with IDD, Jerry! We are so very pleased to welcome…Read More
Meet M.E. and Celebrate Disability Employment Month
In 1945, President Harry Truman established Disability Employment Month to encourage the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the American workforce. The Arc’s Community Employment Services helps further this mission by empowering people to discover their employment goals, interests and strengths, and receive job development and successful placement assistance with satisfied business partners throughout…Read More
Community Partners Support our Mission!
Thank you to Mr. Tim Hague and Arsenal Comics & Games for sponsoring our recent Movie Day, hosted by our friends at Regency Theatres in Ventura. Tim generously reached out to offer 100 movie tickets for our participants, so that they could have a special day at the movies. Individuals we serve came out from…Read More
We Support our Frontline Healthcare Workers… and They Support Us! Health Services at The Arc
We so appreciate our amazing frontline healthcare workers. Thank you Ventura County Public Health, for keeping our programs and services safe with vaccinations for Covid-19 and influenza. Be safe and be well! For information on the new Omicron variant COVID-19 booster, please visit: https://www.venturacountyrecovers.org. NEW COVID-19 BOOSTERRead More