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Proudly serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953

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Our Mission:

The Arc Knox County is a nonprofit organization that is committed to providing programs and services for people with intellectual disabilities in Knox County; safeguarding their rights and protecting their welfare; and helping each individual achieve the highest possible level of personal growth and independence.

Our Programs

Providing helpful information and aligning community resources

Community Participation

Emphasizes community integration and competitive employment.

Early Invervention

Provides Developmental Therapy for infants and toddlers ages birth to three.

Leisure Services

Provides a comprehensive therapeutic recreation program.

Residential Services

Provides safe and affordable housing or assist individuals to live as successfully and independently as possible.

Sunshine Industries

Provides short-term vocational training and long-term employment and operation of a fully functioning metal shop with the ability to handle your projects efficiently and effectively.

Supported Employment

Provides opportunities for competitive employment while offering a level of support that meets the individual's needs.

Inclusion is everyone's ability

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