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Mission

Our mission is to enrich the lives of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, as well as their families.

Vision

People with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities reach their highest potential in an accepting community.

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 intellectual and/or 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 individuals, 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.

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