The Arc of Washington County strives to help those we serve to achieve their individual goals, expand their horizons, and maximize their opportunities. Listed below are a number of excellent resources to empower and assist both individuals with disabilities and their families, as well as provide useful information for the general public.

The Arc has a rich history spanning over 65 years and marked by accomplishment. We continue to carry out the mission and vision of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and siblings.

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The Arc Maryland works to create a world where children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) have and enjoy equal rights and opportunities.

People with developmental disabilities will have full lives in the communities of their choice where they are included, participate, and are active citizens. Create a flexible, person-centered, family-oriented system of supports so people can have full lives.

DORS helps people with physical, emotional, intellectual, developmental, sensory and learning disabilities go to work and keep their jobs by providing services such as career assessment and counseling, assistive technology, job training, higher education, and job placement.


MACS is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening agencies to better support people with developmental disabilities and their families in their own communities. This is accomplished through advocacy that promotes the highest standards of program excellence.

Advancing the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life. The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council (Council) is an independent, self-governing organization dedicated to advancing the inclusion of Marylanders with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.

DRM creates an integrated and just society by advancing the legal rights of people with disabilities. Our scope of work reflects the disability community’s advocacy priorities, funding restrictions, and strategic efforts to maximize our impact on resource limits. Learn more about DRM’s advocacy programs.

Service Coordination, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization providing case management services throughout the state of Maryland to individuals with disabilities, those with complex medical needs and serious mental health disorders, transitioning youth, court-involved individuals, older adults and veterans.

If you have questions about the above resources, please reach out to us here.