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Last Updated On: 10/31/2023
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The Arc of Indiana County

The Arc

Organizational Information

Parent Organization

The Arc-U.S. and The Arc-PA

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

Our mission is to work to include all children and adults with intellectual/developmental delays or other disabilities in every community by identifying barriers and best practices, building partnerships, and realizing solutions. We are an advocacy organization that supports parents and their students navigating the school system with IEP evaluations, appeal process, and assistance with, mediation requests, appeals, and due process hearings. The Arc also provides parent, individual, and agency trainings, speaker engagements, and seminars. The Arc is involved with Youth Expo's, and educational conferences for the Indiana and surrounding areas. The Arc has many in-house resources and literature available to parents, students, and individuals. The Arc also provides two parent groups a month for awareness and transition.

History of Organization

The Arc of Indiana County was established in 1973 as a non-profit organization.


The Arc of Indiana County is affiliated with the Arc of United States and the Arc of Pennsylvania

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

Trees Grant, IM4Q Programming, Membership and Donations

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Michelle Jordan -  Executive Director

Contact Person(s)

Michelle Jordan - Executive Director
724-801-8549 FAX
Michelle Ferrington - Administrative Assistant
Becca Boston - Advocacy and Programs Coordinator

Contact Email(s) - General

Web Addresses

Primary Address

The Arc of Indiana County
120 North 5th Street Suite #2
Indiana, PA, 15701

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana County Armstrong County

Service Description

Provides information regarding disability issues

Provides information on legislation regarding disability issues

Provide support and disability related information to people with disabilities, their families, and community members in Indiana County

Provides information to people with disabilities, their families, agencies, providers and community members

Provides parent, educator, and community member training and speaker events throughout the year.

Advocacy and assistance for parents and students in navigating their school IEP meetings.


Advocacy, Early intervention, disability rights, intellectual disabilities

Available Hours

8:30 am - 4:00 pm / Monday through Friday/answering machine available after hours Executive Director hours 9-9:30-5-5:30

Fees/Cost for Services


Eligibility Requirements

Persons with disabilities, their families, support persons and community members

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Individuals can stop by our office in downtown Indiana or call our office to schedule an appointment.

Miscellaneous Information

Handicap Accessibility


Languages Spoken or Available


Speaker Available


Volunteer Use


Volunteer Need


Volunteer Description

The Arc of Indiana County needs volunteers to assist with community events that are held throughout the year. Please contact the Executive Director Michelle Jordan for more information. 814-441-7981

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