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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Local Kids Donate Adorable Handmade Cards!

Nothing makes you smile more than something created by a child. Several people supported by The Arc of Howard County received the most adorable handmade cards drawn by from local kids. Michele "read her card…

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Feed Howard County Donates 150 Meals Each from La Palapa Grill & Cantina and Kelsey’s Restaurant, Irish Pub, & Banquet Room!

Feed Howard County is an amazing organization! This week, they partnered with the wonderful La Palapa Grill & Cantina to deliver 150 hot meals to The Arc of Howard County. Thank you for remembering our incredible staff and…

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Residential Guidelines for COVID-19 Residential Visitation Guidelines 11/2020

At The Arc of Howard County we are continuing to update information to families and staff concerning COVID-19. We continue to follow CDC guidelines and best practices. As always our priority is keeping the people…

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Voting Information

Voting Information from Delegate Jessica Feldmark (District 12-Howard County) How to Submit a Mail-in Ballot There are TWO ways to submit a mail-in ballot: You can return your mail-in ballot through the mail. If you…

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I Can Do The Work Video Premiere #ICanDoTheWork #NDEAM

Project SEARCH of Howard County premiered the video, "I Can Do The Work" in October during National Disability Employment Awareness Month. On October 23, 2019, the video was shown to an audience of honored guests, business…

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The Arc of Howard County Award Rise to the Challenge Grant!

The Arc of Howard County is very excited to receive the Howard County “Rise to the Challenge” grant from Howard County Executive Calvin Ball! Thank you Howard County and congratulations to all of the other…

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Congratulations to 2020 Dean Award Honoree: Annie Mae Caldwell!

Congratulations to The Arc of Howard County’s Direct Support Manager, Annie Mae Caldwell, who was presented with the Amanda & Jill Dean Direct Support Award by Executive Director, Cindy Parr, for Annie’s exceptional work during the COVID-19 crisis and throughout her…

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Step-by-Step Guide to Voting in Maryland

Step-by-Step Guide to Voting in Maryland For your information, see below for Step-by-Step Guide to Voting in Maryland. This guide, produced by Independence Now: A Center for Independent Living, provides information on in-person and mail-in voting,…

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The Arc of Howard County Honored Direct Support Professionals, Employment Staff, and All Staff!

Direct Support Professionals, Employment Specialists and All Staff Honored At The Arc of Howard County, we Honored our amazing Direct Support Professionals, Direct Support Managers, Employment Specialists and all Staff in September and October! We…

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Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Recognizes Direct Support Professionals!

 A huge THANK YOU to Howard County Executive Calvin Ball for recognizing our Direct Support Professionals and the amazing work they do supporting people with disabilities in our community! It means the world to…

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