Welcome to The Arc of Bay County Michigan

For people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Our Mission

Promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

Who We Are

The Arc of Bay County Michigan advocates for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities IDD to achieve, participate, and become an integrated part of their community. In conjunction with the Arc at the State and National levels, the Arc of Bay County Michigan believes in opportunity for everyone to hope, dream, grow, and to be valued and contributing members of their communities.
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What We Do

The Arc of Bay County Michigan facilitates inclusion, love, and support to make a positive impact throughout our community. Everyone deserves the chance to hope, dream, grow, and to be valued and contributing members of their communities. We offer a range of services and programs tailored to meet the diverse needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. From advocacy and support services to recreational activities and educational opportunities, we strive to empower individuals with IDD to achieve their full potential and lead fulfilling lives.

Get Involved!

The Arc of Bay County Michigan relies on your support to continue its mission and help those with IDD. Volunteering, advocacy, and donor support are critical to our cause. Join us in making a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by getting involved with The Arc of Bay County Michigan. There are many ways you can contribute to our mission and help us create a more inclusive and supportive community for individuals with IDD and their families.

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Featured News & Events

We need your help!  


The Michigan House and Senate Health and Human Services budgets were released late April, and neither includes wage increases for direct care workers (DCWs) in FY 2025. We all know DCWs are the backbone of the behavioral health system and deserve wages that reflect their skilled work and value! 

We need your help to let Michigan leaders know DCWs can’t be ignored!  

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