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.  

Annual Golf Outing a Huge Success

More than 70 golfers took to Pawtucket Country Club on Monday, June 9th for our 33rd Annual Golf Outing and Auction. The event raised crucial funds that are vital to our mission of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Thanks for the continued support of all our sponsors, volunteers and golfers. Special thanks to our major sponsors: Pannone Lopes Devereaux and West (Gold), JLS Business Solutions (Gold), Insurance Professionals of New England (Gold) James O'Sullivan, Chartered Financial Consultant (Gold), William E. Gordon Real Estate Consulting (Gold), The Rotary Club of Pawtucket (Silver) and Customers Bank (Silver). Click Here for a complete list of sponsors and supporters. Click Here to view a photo gallery of this event.

Howard Honored
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

ADA 24 Art Exhibit
Four artists from The Arc of Blackstone Valley's Flying Shuttles Studio have been accepted into the ADA 24 Art Exhibit. 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

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