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Serving Children and Adults with Intellectual

and Developmental Disabilities for Over 60 Years


Join Us for Our Annual Spring Fling Tickets Available Now ~ Get Yours Today!
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It's Time to Apply for a Summer Camp Scholarship!
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Are You a Parent or Guardian of Someone with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities? This is an Important Virtual Event for You to Attend!

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Pictured from left: Oscar Wong, Shelia Elingburg, Dr. Oralene Anderson Graves Simmons and our director, Linda McDaniel.

We were so honored and grateful to have received this years MLK 2024 Group Community Service Award from the distinguished Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County. We wanted to share this treasured award and recognition with all our volunteers and supporters throughout Western North Carolina. We can do nothing without your support! It's an extreme honor to be recognized!

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Did You Know?
The Asheville ABC Board is works with The Arc of Buncombe County to provide training and support in the community to prevent alcohol exposed pregnancies. Prenatal alcohol exposure is the leading preventable cause of birth defects in the United States. The Asheville ABC Board promotes awareness, support, safety, and success for children and family services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and addictions. If you have questions about alcohol and pregnancy, or need help, please call us at: (828) 253-1255.
Are You Experiencing Financial Hardship and in Need Assistance? The Arc of Buncombe County may be able to help.
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CLICK HERE to Download a Form to Apply for Assistance.
Support for Children & Adults
During these unprecedented, times the Arc of Buncombe County is in serious need of financial help. Please take a moment to view this short video to learn what we do to support and enrich the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and consider making a financial donation.


The Arc of Buncombe County exists to empower children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to realize their highest potential through advocacy, education, programs and family support.



Our team assists individuals who may not understand certain procedures and advocates on their behalf.


Members of The Arc of Buncombe County work with educators to make sure that our clients receive the most effective means of education based on their needs.


The Arc of Buncombe County relies on the support of paid members, volunteers, and our staff to assist our clients in the best possible way in order to enrich the lives of children & adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities which is why we NEED YOU!

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