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Mission

Our mission is to serve and enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Vision

We envision people with developmental disabilities reaching their highest potential, having a quality of life that ensures their well-being in a community where all people are accepted and treated with respect, fairness and dignity.

Guiding Principles

  • The Arc of Haywood County believes that all people have the right to reach their highest potential.
  • The Arc of Haywood County believes that all people should have the opportunity to live, learn, work, play and worship in communities of their choosing.
  • The Arc of Haywood County believes that people with developmental disabilities, their families and the community at large benefit when there is full community inclusion.
  • The Arc of Haywood County values innovation.  The Arc strives to be progressive, searching for new ideas and seeking effective solutions.
  • The Arc of Haywood County values the teamwork between clients, families, staff, volunteers, Board of Directors and the community to produce the best quality decisions.
  • The Arc of Haywood County is an organization of highest integrity.
  • The Arc of Haywood County advocates on the local, regional, state and national level to fulfill its mission.