At the order of Governor Tom Wolf, The Arc of Chester County Preschool, ABBLES, Adult Transportation Services & Recreation events suspended until further notice. The agency will continue to operate, however effective immediately we will not hold meetings at our office or allow any visitors to come to our facility until further notice.

The Arc of Chester County is closely monitoring the changing and evolving information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are working around the clock to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all those we serve in The Arc community. Our Program Directors are working closely with their teams to continue offering the uninterrupted services and assistance our population relies on, especially those with disabilities. We are following the directives issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Department of State, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Arc will continue monitoring advisories and government directives as they relate to the pandemic and keep you posted of any changes. Stay safe and be well.

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The Arc of Chester County’s Home and Community Habilitation (life skills) program and Group Habilitation helps adults with disabilities learn the necessary skills to live more independently. These programs are available to those who wish to pay privately and to those with funding from the local counties’ Departments of Mental Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and/or the Office of Developmental Programs.

This flexible programs are tailored to meet individual needs. Specialized instruction by skilled trainers is offered in participants’ homes, or in the community. Life skills support is available individually, and in groups, and includes skills related to activities of daily living such as:

  • Daily Living
  • Socialization
  • Money Management
  • Fire & Community Safety
  • Accessing Community Resources

* Formal Medicaid term is Habilitation.