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Our Vision

The Arc of East Ascension envisions a future that is all-inclusive and ensures a fair quality of life for individuals with disabilities through education, employment, family/community involvement, housing, recreation and access to additional services. We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of excellence in service provisions for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities within our community. The Arc of East Ascension, the oldest and largest nonprofit agency based in Ascension Parish, is continually striving to meet the needs of those with disabilities by expanding and improving our services.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities and their families through services and advocacy that support choice, independence, and dignity.

Our Commitments

The Arc of East Ascension is committed to:

  • Person-centered services

  • The belief that all people should have the opportunity to live and participate in their community to the extent they choose

  • Striving to implement regulations and standards that institute a quality provider

  • Collaborating with the parish, city and local businesses to provide education, employment, family/community involvement, housing, recreations and access to services

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