The Arc of Chester County collaborates with The Arc of Pennsylvania and The Arc of the United States to educate elected officials about the rights and needs of people with disabilities and their families. We need your help with our advocacy. Click here to sign up for Action Alerts through The Arc of the United States. You will receive specific legislative alerts and information you can communicate with your federal, state, and local governmental officials. The more they hear from voters about what the disability community needs, the more we can accomplish.
Read about the Chester County Department of Human Services FY12-13 Draft Block Plan and The Arc’s position.
Recently, several members of The Arc of Chester County and Jeanne Meikrantz, Executive Director of The Arc of Chester County attended hearings held by Chester County Department of Human Services on their FY12-13 Draft Block Plan. The Arc provided both verbal and written feedback on the draft plan regarding implementation and its impact on the individuals in the County with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Click here to read The Arc of Chester County’s written response provided to the Chester County Human Service Department. The Arc plans to partner with the County during the implementation phase of the plan in an effort to ensure resources and programs will be maintained for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.