Donate to The Arc of Howard County Staff Appreciation 2022!

Each year, we celebrate The Arc staff in conjunction with Maryland Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week. This year the celebration is September 11th - 16th, 2022. Due to continuing COVID concerns, we are unable…

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The 2022 Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Award

The Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Award was created to recognize an exceptional employee in the Direct Support professional field at The Arc of Howard County. This award is presented annually and includes a…

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The Arc of Howard County Awarded Community Foundation of Howard County Grant!

The Community Foundation of Howard County recently announced its 2022 community grant award recipients. The Arc of Howard County was among the awardees. A total of $200,000 was distributed across 45 nonprofit organizations to improve…

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County Executive Calvin Ball Renews Transformational Intern Program for Students with Disabilities

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New Executive Director for The Arc of Howard County Announced

The Arc of Howard County Announces New Executive Director! Katie Collins-Ihrke Follow this link to download the letter. Message-from-board-president-New-Executive-Director-on-Letterhead
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Important Updated COVID Policy for The Arc of Howard County’s Residential Program – Feb 7, 2022

Please see the attached letter from Executive Director, Cindy Parr concerning our updated policies and procedures for The Arc of Howard County's Residential Program.  Please contact your direct supervisor if you have any questions or concerns. Download…

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Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and MD Department of Health: COVID-19 Fact Sheets in Plain Language

On January 3, 2022, The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and the Maryland Department of Health released COVID-19 fact sheets in plain language. Click here to download any of these seven (7) fact sheets as a…

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Congratulations to 2021 Dean Award Honoree: Phelisa Smith-Huff!

Congratulations to the 2021 Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Professional Honoree - Phelisa Smith-Huff! A Direct Support Manager who goes above and beyond, Phelisa works hard to make sure the people we support, and…

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Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Support Award 2021 Nominations Are Open

The Amanda and Jill Dean Direct Support Award was created to recognize an exceptional employee in the Direct Support professional field at The Arc of Howard County. This award is presented annually and includes a…

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Congratulations to the 2021 Celebration of Excellence Award Winners!

2021 Celebration of Excellence and 60th Year Celebration The Arc of Howard County's 2021 Celebration of Excellence was held virtually on May 12, 2021. Congratulations to all of our award winners for making a difference…

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Virtual Learning Campus: Partnership Between Humanim and The Arc of Howard County

Today we spotlight the Virtual Learning Campus – a program partnership between Humanim and The Arc of Howard County focused on providing meaningful learning opportunities, engaging experiences, and social supports on a virtual platform for…

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Lib’s Grill of Maple Lawn and Lib’s Grill of Perry Hall Hold SOLD OUT Virtual Spring Wine Pairing Dinner Fundraiser!

Big Shout Out today - to our friends at Lib's Grill of Maple Lawn and Lib's Grill of Perry Hall who held a Sold Out fundraiser for The Arc of Howard County last night! Lib's staff was amazing…

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Arc of Howard County Updated Covid-19 Information 2/26/2021

Updated Covid-19 Information As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, we are constantly evaluating when we can reopen our Homewood Road facility for Day services. Like all of you, we are encouraged by the lower Covid-19 numbers.…

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Feed Howard County Donates Delicious Meals from Area Restaurants!

Nothing says Love quite like mashed potatoes...Thank you to Feed Howard County and The Periodic Table - Columbia for bringing wonderful food and love to The Arc of Howard County! Yesterday, this wonderful organization and…

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