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Empowering, Inspiring, Educating

The mission of The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC) is to empower, inspire, and educate people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and the community.


Your support paves the future

“It takes a village…” High school students Hennessy and Sophia got a dose of first-hand experience working with individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities  during the Career Pathways program at CPARC. This 7-week program worked with their schools to allow the students to shadow direct service professionals, program specialists and employment specialists while gaining insight […]


You make our world a better place

Joe wanted to do something more. As a Master Gardner, Joe is using his green thumb to beautify outdoor spaces for folks who live in our homes. He also serves on the CPARC board of directors. “I thought I could do a little sprucing up, if you will,” he chuckles. He’s excited to bring different […]


We need your help

A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is at the heart of what we do. DSPs people with intellectual disabilities safe and healthy; a job that has been more challenging because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, funding for the Intellectual Disability/Autism service system is at a crisis. In order to attract and retain staff who provide life-saving services, we […]


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