About The Arc of Blackstone Valley
The Arc of Blackstone Valley, founded in 1955, is the principle service organization for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Blackstone Valley area. The agency currently employs approximately 250 individuals and serves close to 300 adults including residents of the Arc's properties and consumers of its supportive services.
The Arc offers residential and family services as well as vocational, therapeutic, recreational and advocacy programs. These services are provided through more than 25 programs that operate throughout the organization's service area.
Four Artists From Flying Shuttles Chosen for ADA 24 Exhibit
Four artists from The Arc of Blackstone Valley's Flying Shuttles Studio have been accepted into the ADA 24 Art Exhibit.
Donna Sarazin, Paul Almeida, Robert Douglas, and Alfred Smith will all have art on exhibit through October 1st at the Institute for Human Centered Design, 200 Portland St., in Boston, Massachusetts.
The exhibit is in honor of the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The show celebrates the ADA by showcasing the works of artists with disabilities from New England and beyond. Read More
Daggett Farm Greenhouse Presents
Create Your Own Thanksgiving Centerpiece Nov. 22nd
Decorate Your own Holiday Wreath Dec. 6th
The Arc's Frank Howard has been named one of Community Provider Network of Rhode Island’s (CPNRI) Direct Support Professionals of the Year. Read More
Professional of the Year
Tony Fernandes was honored as the Arc of Blackstone Valley's Professional of The Year at its Annual Awards Celebration. Read More
Adaptive Yoga Classes
The Shri Studio Adaptive Project provides yoga classes for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. These inclusive classes are fun and energetic and teach students basic yoga postures, sequences, stretches, breathing and meditation techniques in a safe, nurturing environment. Watch video
Annual Awards Celebration
2014 Golf Tournament
National Arc Website