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Become a member!

Members of The Arc of DFW Area come from across the community: individuals with disabilities, their families and friends, professionals in the disability field, and other members of the community who support disability rights. We are a membership-driven organization, so our members direct us in how we can best serve.

Our members allow us to:

Members of The Arc of DFW are automatically members of The Arc national and state-level organizations, promoting disability rights and services across the nation.  Together, we are better able to create meaningful change in the lives of individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Join The Arc of DFW Area

Become a volunteer!

Volunteering with The Arc of DFW is a rewarding experience for you and us. As an all volunteer, membership driven organization we are always looking for people willing to donate their time and talents to our organization. We can’t meet the needs of the disability community without volunteers. We have many roles available:

A few benefits of becoming a volunteer include: 

We hope you will consider volunteering with us.  You can make a difference in the lives of individuals with I/DD and their families by being a part of our organization.  No prior experience with disabilities is required; you just need willing hands and a willing heart.

Interested?  Email us at info@thearcofdfw.org and subscribe our volunteer opportunity email list.

Make a donation!

The Arc of DFW Area was founded in 1971 and it is able to continue serving the I/DD community because of the generous support of our donors and sponsors and our history of fiscal responsibility.

Your donations directly support our advocacy, awareness and education programs. Lives are changed when individuals with I/DD, their parents, and family members have a place to turn for resources and support and The Arc of DFW Area is run by and for families to purposefully provide this empowerment.

Donations with an employer match

Many employers will match your charitable donation to The Arc. Please ask your employer to learn more.

Donations to The Arc help support all of our programs including advocacy, employment assistance, social activities, parent support resources and Self Advocacy initiatives. Donors like you to help us accomplish our mission and continue our vital work to provide a “quality of life for all”. We encourage you to take advantage of the matching gift program to make your donation go even further.

Make a donation to The Arc of DFW

Car donation program

The Arc of DFW Area can accept vehicle donations through a program administered by The Arc US national organization.

Donate a vehicle to The Arc of DFW