The Arc Lane County is a grassroots non-profit that operates independently of The Arc of Oregon and The Arc National. It is are an affiliate agency which means that we agree to share a common mission and a unified vision on legislative issues. The Arc Lane County works under the direction of the Board of Directors and the leadership of the Executive Director. All program decisions are made locally. Not all of The Arc agencies offer the same services. All funds raised in Lane County, stay in Lane County and are used to support local programs.
The Arc Lane County is a strong advocate within Lane County. There are several ways The Arc advocates for individuals with I/DD and their families: