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 There are many ways for helping us change the lives of people with I/DD and their families. You can make donations, sponsor an event or program, volunteer or even donate your talent supporting a specific project.

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Our Mission

The Arc of King County advocates for the right of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community - improving the quality of life for all of us.

Our Vision

The Arc of King County envisions a world where individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive as equal, valued and active members of the community.

Our Values

Choice

Ability to freely select from known resources and paths; and respect for the basic human right to make such decisions to the fullest extent possible

Diversity

People of diverse abilities and cultures working together

Equality

All people treated as having the same inherent basic human rights to make their voices heard and to be in charge of their own lives

Inclusion

All people are welcomed into the activities of the community - schools, housing, parks, etc.

Independence

Freedom from control of others; freedom to exercise the right to make one's own life decisions

Opportunity

Open choices to meet basic human needs and to participate fully

Partnership

Working together with The Arc programs and other agencies in a cooperative and collaborative environment

Self Determination

The right to make one's own life decisions and to take advantage of opportunity

Sustainability

Fiscal stability and strong infrastructure; facility, salaries and technology generating agency stability that people receiving services can count on