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  • Mini-Golf Picnic

    Featured Mini-Golf Picnic Organized By The Arc of HR Mini-Golf Picnic The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham invites you to join us for a summer evening of fun, food, and friends as we gather to celebrate our 60th anniversary from 5:30-7:30 PM on Monday, July…

  • Why We Love Laundry Day

    Why We Love Laundry Day

    When I came on board as the new communications intern at The Arc, I was proud to be working for an organization that has so much love and support to offer adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Although most of my work happens behind a screen, I…

  • Remembering Rebecca

    Remembering Rebecca

    When I first heard the news about the passing of this remarkable young woman, the first thing I felt was a huge hole where she lived in my heart. In fact, I can’t think of anyone who didn’t have warm affections for Becky. When I connected with Becky,…

  • The Arc Receives Living Wage Award

    The Arc Receives Living Wage Award

    The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham is proud to stand among the growing list of local businesses committed to paying a living wage for their employees. Silver Award recipients ensure every employee receives at least $12.50 per hour and thanks to recent Medicaid Reimbursement rate increases, we’ve been able to…

  • The Arc of HR Hosts Candidate Forum

    The Arc of HR Hosts Candidate Forum

    PREPARING TO VOTE NOVEMBER 2 Next Tuesday, November 2nd, citizens around Virginia will line up to cast their ballots for state level government officials. Although most of our efforts here at The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham (HR) revolve around providing in-person services to create more inclusive opportunities for the…

  • Why We Go to The Mall

    Why We Go to The Mall

    When we use the phrase “A Life Like Yours” (ALLY), we mean it. We want every person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) to be able to enjoy the freedoms and joys of independent living just like you and me. That’s why our Direct Support Professionals and “consumers” (folks…

  • Our New Website: Made with YOU in Mind

    Our New Website: Made with YOU in Mind

    Our world is constantly changing and with the help of new technology and access to resources, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are utilizing the internet more than ever. With this in mind, The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham began working towards developing a comprehensive, up-to-date, accessible,…

  • BECKY’S STORY: Independent Living in an Age of Group Homes

    BECKY’S STORY: Independent Living in an Age of Group Homes

    As a child, doctors told Becky’s mother that her daughter would be “a vegetable” for the rest of her life. During the 1950s, when Becky was born, few if any legal protections were available to those with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD), especially in the south. This stigmatized…

  • Arctoberfest

    Arctoberfest

    Friday October 1, 2021, Brothers Craft Brewing - 800 N. Main St. Harrisonburg VA 22802, Calling all beer lovers! During the month of October, Brothers Craft Brewing will donate a portion of every German-style beer sold back to The Arc of HR. So make sure to…

  • Three New Lifespan Guides Released

    Three New Lifespan Guides Released

    Lifespan guides provide families actionable and realistic information which they can make a wide range of decisions as their child grows up. Be sure to check out our latest lifespan guides: Starting Life with a Child with a Disability Entering the World of Work Aging with a Disability For more…