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Welcome to Dutchess ARC

Dutchess ARC is a non-profit agency that has been serving children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Dutchess County since 1971. Our chapter affiliation with NYSARC, Inc. provides us with a sizable and unified voice to advocate for and with individuals and their families. Our services are diverse and located in every corner of Dutchess County.

Our Mission

Dutchess ARC's mission is to challenge and empower people with developmental disabilities, their families and staff to achieve personal fulfillment through lifelong learning.

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Our Services

Dutchess ARC offers a comprehensive array of services to Dutchess County residents with developmental disabilities and their families. We provide consultation and support to individuals and families who might need help navigating a complex system by assisting them in the development of opportunities that support their personal goals and aspirations. We do our very best to help people find or create the opportunities they need and request.

Our services include:

Clinic Services

Day Services

Employment Services

Family Resources &
Educational Advocacy


Recreation & Youth Services

Residential Options

Service Coordination

School to Work & Transition to Adult Services








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