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.

Mission: The Arc of Acadiana is committed to securing for all people with disabilities the opportunity to develop, participate and live life to their fullest potential.

Operating as usual

We love Arts and Crafts!We made tie-dye shirts and they were a hit!#arcofacadiana #tiedye #dayprogram #fun
11/02/2020

We love Arts and Crafts!
We made tie-dye shirts and they were a hit!

#arcofacadiana #tiedye #dayprogram #fun

We are ready for Halloween!!! 👻👻Are you!?!#arcofacadiana #happyhalloween
10/29/2020

We are ready for Halloween!!! 👻👻
Are you!?!

#arcofacadiana #happyhalloween

Boo! Happy Halloween everyone! #arcofacadiana #happyhalloween
10/28/2020

Boo! Happy Halloween everyone!

#arcofacadiana #happyhalloween

Arc of Acadiana's Day Programs are officially Open!Read more!🚨 New News! 🚨  Now offering day program services in Vermill...
10/20/2020
Arc of Acadiana's Day Programs are Open!

Arc of Acadiana's Day Programs are officially Open!
Read more!

🚨 New News! 🚨 Now offering day program services in Vermillion Parish!!!
Find out more below!

https://hubs.ly/H0ydQXy0

Arc of Acadiana's Day Program reopening post COVID-19! For Individuals for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Supportive Employment Services

We'reeeeee backkkkkkk! And it feels so good!!!Day Programs are now open! *And we are following reopening phase 3 COVID g...
10/20/2020

We'reeeeee backkkkkkk! And it feels so good!!!

Day Programs are now open!

*And we are following reopening phase 3 COVID guidelines - so that clients and staff will remain safe doing temperature checks as well as the requirements of wearing masks, hand washing, and social distancing.

#ArcofAcadiana #dayprogram #welcomeback #happyday

Check out our monthly Ace of Hearts Winners! Thank you for your hard work and dedication! #arcofacadiana #aceofhearts #h...
10/15/2020

Check out our monthly Ace of Hearts Winners!
Thank you for your hard work and dedication!

#arcofacadiana #aceofhearts #hardwork #commitment #fulfillingcareers

We want to say a big THANK YOU to Nancy Savoy for her 25 yrs of service to Arc of Acadiana! Thank you for your hard work...
10/08/2020

We want to say a big THANK YOU to Nancy Savoy for her 25 yrs of service to Arc of Acadiana!
Thank you for your hard work and dedication over the last 25 years!

#arcofacadiana #service #25years #careers

Any other Saints fans out there!?! 🏈
10/05/2020

Any other Saints fans out there!?! 🏈

Check out Arc of Acadiana's current career opportunities!#careers #ArcofAcadiana #purpose #teamwork #fulfillingwork
10/02/2020
Arc Career Page

Check out Arc of Acadiana's current career opportunities!

#careers #ArcofAcadiana #purpose #teamwork #fulfillingwork

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

Don't miss this sale!
09/29/2020

Don't miss this sale!

Last week to take advantage of this incredible deal!

This guy here gets excited every time "The Price is Right" comes on TV! Who else loves this show?!#ThePriceIsRight #Arco...
09/22/2020

This guy here gets excited every time "The Price is Right" comes on TV!
Who else loves this show?!

#ThePriceIsRight #ArcofAcadiana

Arc of Acadiana Resale Stores
09/21/2020

Arc of Acadiana Resale Stores

As the pandemic continues, we’re still finding ways to enjoy our time at home. 🏠#BINGO #Roommates  #ArcofAcadiana
09/21/2020

As the pandemic continues, we’re still finding ways to enjoy our time at home. 🏠

#BINGO #Roommates #ArcofAcadiana

In honor of Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week in Lousiana, we say 🔊🔊🔊 thank you again to our amazing team of...
09/16/2020
Our Real Heroes: DSP Workers

In honor of Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week in Lousiana, we say 🔊🔊🔊 thank you again to our amazing team of DSPs at Arc of Acadiana! You are the real heroes!

#directsupportprofessional #arcofacadiana #DSPWeek

Arc of Acadiana wants to acknowledge and thank our DSP workers who support people with Intellectual and Physical Disabilities | Louisiana

We are so proud of our Direct Support Professionals! This week, September 13-19 we are celebrating them, their hearts, a...
09/14/2020

We are so proud of our Direct Support Professionals! This week, September 13-19 we are celebrating them, their hearts, and the work they do to support people with disabilities. Thank you DSPs!

Game night at our Hannie group home!#funtimes #friends #arcofacadiana #gamenight
09/11/2020

Game night at our Hannie group home!

#funtimes #friends #arcofacadiana #gamenight

When you can’t go home after hurricane Laura, you evacuate to the new day program gym! #dayprogram #arcofacadiana #posth...
09/09/2020

When you can’t go home after hurricane Laura, you evacuate to the new day program gym!

#dayprogram #arcofacadiana #posthurricanelaura #wecanhelp

After days of rain, it was nice to enjoy some sunshine at Zoosiana - Zoo of Acadiana!!!
09/08/2020

After days of rain, it was nice to enjoy some sunshine at Zoosiana - Zoo of Acadiana!!!

Yesterday, we had some very excited people to be out of their hot apartments and staying somewhere with AC! 🙌
09/01/2020

Yesterday, we had some very excited people to be out of their hot apartments and staying somewhere with AC! 🙌

Arc of Acadiana Employee Spotlight! Meet a man who is full of talent and compassion, known to many as 'Coach'!He puts hi...
08/31/2020
Arc of Acadiana Employee Spotlight: 'Coach'

Arc of Acadiana Employee Spotlight!
Meet a man who is full of talent and compassion, known to many as 'Coach'!
He puts his talent to good use as a DSP - Read more below!

#arcofacadiana #directsupportprofessional #bethechange #dogood
https://hubs.ly/H0vhvmx0

Working at the Arc of Acadiana! Arc of Acadiana is spotlighting employee: Robert Pinckney. You may also know him as just 'Coach'!

Thank you to all of our essential workers for weathering the storm with our clients!  They worked throughout the storm t...
08/28/2020

Thank you to all of our essential workers for weathering the storm with our clients! They worked throughout the storm to make sure everyone stayed safe. #essentialworkers #dsp #arcofacadiana #laura2020

We would like to wish Mr. Harold a Happy Birthday! We hope you have a wonderful day!
08/25/2020

We would like to wish Mr. Harold a Happy Birthday! We hope you have a wonderful day!

Thank you to our loyal customers! At Arc of Acadiana Resale stores, your donations and second hand purchases make a huge...
08/24/2020
Customer Spotlight: Opelousas Store

Thank you to our loyal customers!
At Arc of Acadiana Resale stores, your donations and second hand purchases make a huge impact! Stop and shop by one of our stores this week!
https://hubs.ly/H0tTlL30

Arc of Acadiana Opelousas resale store spotlights creative and invaluable customers, who continue to support their community through thrift shopping.

Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana https://hubs.ly/H0tS58-0We are so proud to be a member of such a wonderful organizatio...
08/19/2020
Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana

Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana https://hubs.ly/H0tS58-0

We are so proud to be a member of such a wonderful organization!

Community Provider Association Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana - Learn how our members benefit from our provider association in Louisiana.

We are so proud to be a member of such a wonderful organization!
08/19/2020
Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana

We are so proud to be a member of such a wonderful organization!

Community Provider Association Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana - Learn how our members benefit from our provider association in Louisiana.

Happy Birthday Kim!  We hope you had a great day!
08/17/2020

Happy Birthday Kim! We hope you had a great day!

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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!
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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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