Arc of Acadiana

Arc of Acadiana Since 1954, The Arc of Acadiana has been devoted to improving the quality of life for all people with developmental disabilities. We are a dedicated and dynamic organization working with volunteers, educators and professionals on local, state and national levels to raise awareness of and community support for our cause.

We provide our clients and their families with the support they need in order to reach their fullest potential. Our ultimate goal is to foster an environment within the communities we serve where all people are accepted as individuals with their own capabilities, and who can contribute to society in some way.

Operating as usual

04/07/2021

Climbing the ladder with Mrs. Pauline. #arcspotlight #arcofacadiana

04/06/2021

This week only! #customerappreciationsale

We hope everyone has a safe and Happy Easter!
04/04/2021

We hope everyone has a safe and Happy Easter!

While our customers were hunting for bargains our clients were hunting for the golden egg at our Center Street resale st...
04/01/2021

While our customers were hunting for bargains our clients were hunting for the golden egg at our Center Street resale store.

Easter Egg Hunt 2021!  You are never too old to enjoy a little Easter egg hunt.  #friendlycompetition
04/01/2021

Easter Egg Hunt 2021! You are never too old to enjoy a little Easter egg hunt. #friendlycompetition

Enjoying some much needed sun!
03/26/2021

Enjoying some much needed sun!

Congratulations to Ashton Worgu, Jessica Hebert and Danielle Allen, our A.C.E Award Winners at Arc of Acadiana! Ashton w...
03/18/2021

Congratulations to Ashton Worgu, Jessica Hebert and Danielle Allen, our A.C.E Award Winners at Arc of Acadiana! Ashton works in our Waiver Program and Jessica and Danielle work in our New Iberia Day Program. They were selected for this award because they have gone above and beyond to help foster a greater sense of self-worth and independence for each client they serve.
We would like to thank them for Always Creating Excellence at Arc!
#ArcACEs #aboveandbeyond #compassionatecare #qualitycare

Vermilion Parish bookmobile visited us today! Everyone was so excited to get new books! #partnershipinaction!  ❤️
03/09/2021

Vermilion Parish bookmobile visited us today! Everyone was so excited to get new books! #partnershipinaction! ❤️

Arc Career Page https://hubs.ly/H0GmRy_0
03/04/2021
Arc Career Page

Arc Career Page https://hubs.ly/H0GmRy_0

Arc of Acadiana Careers Page - Join our team! We are a hard working team, dedicated to the development and happiness of our clients.

Come by one of our seven locations to take advantage of this awesome sale! #resale #thriftshopping #shoplocal
03/01/2021

Come by one of our seven locations to take advantage of this awesome sale! #resale #thriftshopping #shoplocal

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller  We held a teamwork training in New Iberia today...
02/26/2021

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller We held a teamwork training in New Iberia today. #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #arcofacadiana #neverstopteaching

Arc Career Page https://hubs.ly/H0GmRyV0
02/24/2021
Arc Career Page

Arc Career Page https://hubs.ly/H0GmRyV0

Arc of Acadiana Careers Page - Join our team! We are a hard working team, dedicated to the development and happiness of our clients.

All locations are open today  except the day program in Grand Coteau.
02/18/2021

All locations are open today except the day program in Grand Coteau.

Make your way to our Resale Stores TODAY! 💥🔸1/2 off Ladies & Teens Jeans🔸1/2 off Men's Shirts #sale #arcofacadianaresale...
02/17/2021

Make your way to our Resale Stores TODAY! 💥
🔸1/2 off Ladies & Teens Jeans
🔸1/2 off Men's Shirts

#sale #arcofacadianaresalestores #arcofacadiana

02/17/2021

We're Open!

Timeline Photos
02/16/2021

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
02/14/2021

Timeline Photos

Mardi Gras 2021 at the Center St. store in New Iberia! No customers were harmed during the production of this parade.
02/12/2021

Mardi Gras 2021 at the Center St. store in New Iberia! No customers were harmed during the production of this parade.

Congratulations Wayne Green!! He is retiring after having been employed with McIlheny for 25 years through our supportiv...
02/11/2021

Congratulations Wayne Green!! He is retiring after having been employed with McIlheny for 25 years through our supportive employment program.

Arc Career Page https://hubs.ly/H0GmQK90
02/11/2021
Arc Career Page

Arc Career Page https://hubs.ly/H0GmQK90

Arc of Acadiana Careers Page - Join our team! We are a hard working team, dedicated to the development and happiness of our clients.

Our Lafayette day program got some visitors there too!  Thank you so much Lafayette Public Library for stopping by and l...
02/10/2021

Our Lafayette day program got some visitors there too! Thank you so much Lafayette Public Library for stopping by and letting us pick out some books! #TheGoGoBiblioBookmobile #readingandsharing

Vermilion Parish Mobile Library stopped by our day program today. We love our community partners...Thanks Vermilion Pari...
02/09/2021

Vermilion Parish Mobile Library stopped by our day program today. We love our community partners...Thanks Vermilion Parish Library #weloveagoodstory

UL LIFE Program
02/05/2021

UL LIFE Program

Today these 5 LIFE students officially became UL Lafayette Alumni❤️🤟🏼 We are SO proud of all of their hard work!

To Michael Tracy, Watson, Cam, Michael Dartez, and Jake: There are no words to describe the pride we have in watching all of you achieve your dreams. We know throughout your years in the UL LIFE program that you have made countless friendships, memories, and learned important life skills. May you always have the courage to follow your dreams and pave your own path. It has been an honor to witness all of you become great men inside and outside of the classroom. We cannot wait to watch all of you excel in the years to come. Congratulations to each of you on this AMAZING accomplishment! Once a Cajun, Always a Cajun❤️🤟🏼

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As part of our mission to serve people with developmental disabilities and help them achieve their highest potential, we provide clients with as many supports as they need in order to become contributing and active members of our communities. These supports include, but are not limited to, vocational training; job opportunities in our retail establishments; employment through contract relationships with local businesses and individual community residents; structured residential facilities and the necessary support systems to sustain independent living, as well as other therapeutic and recreational programs.

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Since 1954, The Arc of Acadiana has been devoted to improving the quality of life for all people with developmental disabilities. We are a dedicated and dynamic organization working with volunteers, educators and professionals on local, state and national levels to raise awareness of and community support for our cause. We provide our clients and their families with the support they need in order to reach their fullest potential.

Our ultimate goal is to foster an environment within the communities we serve where all people are accepted as individuals with their own capabilities, and who can contribute to society in some way.

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Love Arc of Acadiana!
I miss Wheels Unlimited bike shop in New Iberia. I wish that place would come back again. I miss the staff.
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Good morning Arc Family My name is Annette Lee and today is a special day for me just want to share with you it's been 27 years that I have been with the Arc thanks to Mr Kenny, Mrs Cindy, and Mrs. Mary for the opportunity for working for a wonderful company Love ❤️ my job
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