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The “Patio Girl” at The Arc Jacksonville Village

Written by: Victoria Wirtz, Florida Backyard Store Manager When most people think about a business they think about income, sales, and...

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March Mission Moment

This month’s Mission Moment focuses on three residents in The Arc Jacksonville group homes. Group homes are perfect for individuals looking to...

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Seeing beyond limitations – a road to successful employment

While October 5, 2009 may have seemed like an ordinary day for most, for James Moultrie, that day changed everything....

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Turning a House into a Home

While 750 square feet may not seem like a lot of space, prominent interior designer and Arc Jacksonville board member,...

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The True Impact of Service

Katie Shaneyfelt: AmeriCorps Member When Katie Shaneyfelt began volunteering with The Arc Jacksonville in October 2014 she had no idea...

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Innovation Grant Awarded to The Arc Jacksonville

Continued from March’s E-Newsletter link: The Riverside Hospital Foundation Innovation Grant will help launch a pilot project between The Arc...

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Mission Moment: A.S.K at The Arc Jacksonville

The Arc Jacksonville’s Advocacy department, better known as A.S.K. (Advocacy, Support and Knowledge), is a rich resource in providing assistance...

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Mission Moment: Employment Services

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness month, October’s mission moment features individuals with I/DD who have recently received community...

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Employment News & Updates

For the second year The Arc Jacksonville received a Public Service Grant from the City of Jacksonville to underwrite work...

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Mission Moment: SOAR

This month’s mission moment focuses on participants from our SOAR ( Social Opportunities and Adult Recreation) program. The SOAR program...

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Mission Moment: Summer LIFE

Summer LIFE ( Living Independently Finding Enrichment) is a “crash course” for young adults (ages 18-26) with intellectual and developmental...

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Multi-Sensory Room for Discover Life

Arc Jacksonville employee, Ina Martin created a multi-sensory room to help increase cognitive and physical stimulation for participants in the Discover Life program at...

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Employment Updates

Congratulations to Ashley, Kim, Patricia and James on their new jobs! Throughout May and June they have been starting their...

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Mission Moment: Life Skills

This month’s mission moment focuses on participants from the Life Skills program. Offered at both Westside and Downtown locations, the program...

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Vote for Gary McMichael as The Arc Jacksonville’s Good Guy!

Mike Davidson Ford’s Give to the Good Guys Contest The Arc Jacksonville is excited to participate in Mike Davidson Ford’s...

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Mission Moment: PSR

In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, this mission moment feature includes participants from our PSR program. Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)...

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Mission Moment: On Campus Transition

Students from The Arc Jacksonville’s On Campus Transition Program (OCT) at The University of North Florida are interviewed for this month’s...

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March Mission Moment

This month’s Mission Moment focuses on three residents in The Arc Jacksonville group homes. Group homes are perfect for individuals looking to...

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Mission Moment

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, we will be highlighting individuals served by The Arc Jacksonville. This month we are...

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Advocacy: Community Voice

When families find it hard to locate services needed for their loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), they...

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Employment Stars

In honor of Disability Employment Awareness,  we showcased individuals with I/DD who have found community employment on our Facebook page....

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A Community of Social Opportunities

“Their joy is contagious,” said Reesa Stanley describing what it’s like to work with The Arc Jacksonville’s Social Opportunities and...

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Life Skills: Learning and Growing Together

The Arc Jacksonville’s Life Skills program provides assistance for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in navigating through daily living...

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OCT Class of 2014

Eleven students from the On Campus Transition students graduated on April 22nd. Over the past four years they participated in...

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Meet A.R.T. Tracker Jeff Walker

Jeff Walker first learned of the A.R.T. Program in 2010 through an employee event while working at Citi Bank. However,...

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OCT: A Complete College Experience

Hosted at the University of North Florida (UNF), On Campus Transition (OCT) is a program that provides students with intellectual...

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Program Spotlight: PSR

The Arc Jacksonville’s Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program (PSR) provides therapeutic education in a group setting for individuals with an intellectual or...

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Triumph Industries: A Good Day’s Work

Triumph Industries provides participants at The Arc Jacksonville with an opportunity to increase their job skills, review workplace etiquette and...

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Funding for The Arc Village Approved

Jacksonville, FL, December 13, 2013– The Board of The Florida Housing Finance Corporation today approved an award of almost $10.8...

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DJ Christopher

Graduation season means a celebration for senior students of OCT (On Campus Transition), an Arc Jacksonville program that enables young...

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Ending the R-Word

Retarded, a word that was used as far back as the 15th century to describe individuals with special needs, is now erased...

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Minding Our Health at The Arc Jacksonville

The Arc Jacksonville is broadening horizons with the addition of new programs in our mental health services. We are happy that...

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On Campus Transition Mentoring Program

Mentoring with On Campus Transition has blossomed over the current semester, a total of 164 individuals mentor one or more students weekly....

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