The Arc Unifies with People with Disabilities in Ukraine

Washington, D.C. – The Arc is closely watching the horror unfold in Ukraine and thinking of the millions of adults and children with disabilities who are in harm’s way. It’s estimated that 2.7 million people with disabilities live in Ukraine, including thousands living in institutions. According to news reports, a care facility for people with […]

Catching Kindness in our Heart of Gold Campaign

For St. Patrick’s Day this year, our THRIVE program has created a Heart of Gold Campaign. This fun and exciting Heart of Gold Campaign will help us celebrate the many ways people spread kindness. We can’t wait to share with each other why our lives are “Lucky.” One of our many leprechauns might just witness […]

THRIVE Program Director Promoted From Within

Lisa Nichols, THRIVE Program Director  We are thrilled to announce our newly promoted THRIVE Program Director, Lisa Nichols. Lisa has been with us for 25 years! We asked Lisa to tell us a little bit about her career journey with DelArc:   “I began my voyage with DelArc as an Instructor at CLS-W (Community Living […]

A Minute with Molly in February

Happy February! The team at Delarc is off and running in this new year, excited to see what 2022 will bring. Twenty-five year veteran employee Lisa Nichols was recently promoted to the Program Director position at THRIVE. She has spent the first few weeks asking the question, “How do you see our program evolving this year?” […]

Black History Month

February is Black History Month and DelArc is honored to join the nation in recognizing the role and achievements of African Americans. This nationally recognized focus month was started by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. We are joined by other countries, including Canada and The United Kingdom, in dedicating a month […]

Federal Support Can Seed Big Improvements in Mobile Response

By Whitney Bunts & Carlean Ponder At the end of December 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on the structure and implementation process for community-based mobile crisis intervention services, which respond to mental health crises. The guidance is an excellent rubric for states to follow when beginning to implement safe, accessible, […]

The Arc Speaking Truth in Washington

Testifying Before Congress on Bridging Health Equity Gaps for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions Today, as we approach year three of the COVID-19 crisis, The Arc testified before the Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Bethany Lilly, The Arc’s Senior Director of Income Policy, represented people […]

DelArc’s “Day On” for MLK Celebration

Several years ago, Delarc made an intentional decision to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a ‘Day On’ vs. a day off. What does that mean exactly?  We chose to use a working day to devote time to give back to our community. For the past few years, we’ve held a ‘Stuff the Bus’ food […]

New CFO, Joe Malone

Please join us in welcoming our new CFO, Joe Malone. Joe brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience, and in just the few short months he’s been with us he has proven to be a tremendous asset to the DelArc team.   Joe is from Long Island, NY, and has been coming to Delaware […]

A Minute with Molly in December

It’s hard to believe this year is over already! Time flies when you’re working with a great team and supporting amazing people to make the most of the new COVID world we live in. When I think about 2021, my mind keeps flashing on a simple thought, I am grateful for and proud to be […]