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Our Real Heroes: LPNs

Our Real Heroes: LPNs

During our current country's COVID crisis, we want to highlight a special group of heroes in our Arc of Acadiana family: our LPNs. Licensed Practical Nurses Our LPNs are working extra hard at such a crucial time. Even with the threat of exposure to the COVID-19...

Our Real Heroes: DSP Workers

Our Real Heroes: DSP Workers

During this crisis, we want to point out our real heroes - DSP workers! Arc of Acadiana is committed to securing opportunities for all people with disabilities to grow, engage and really live life to the fullest and this could not be done without DSPs. ...

5 Things to Know about Arc of Acadiana’s Day Programs

5 Things to Know about Arc of Acadiana’s Day Programs

Arc of Acadiana's Day Programs meet the social, recreational, and employment readiness needs within our I/DD community. Meeting these needs impacts clients in a powerful way. These programs enhance quality of life and empower for future success!Keep on reading to...

Meet Arc of Acadiana’s Residential Program Director, Brandi Stutes

Meet Arc of Acadiana’s Residential Program Director, Brandi Stutes

The Arc of Acadiana provides Residential Services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across Louisiana. As we answer your questions about What Does Arc of Acadiana Do?, we want to share with you more about someone who plays an...

5 Ways Arc of Acadiana is Changing Residential Services

5 Ways Arc of Acadiana is Changing Residential Services

The Arc of Acadiana provides Residential Services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across Louisiana. We support self-actualization across Louisiana for our individuals through Community/Group Homes! Keep reading to discover answers to...

What does Arc of Acadiana do?

What does Arc of Acadiana do?

So, you’ve heard that the Arc of Acadiana is committed to securing opportunities for all people with disabilities to grow, engage and really live life to the fullest! But, what does securing opportunities for all people with disabilities to grow, engage and live life...

The Arc of Acadiana Thanks this Year’s Golf Classic Sponsors!

The Arc of Acadiana Thanks this Year’s Golf Classic Sponsors!

Across Acadiana, business teams count-down days and practice swings! Why? Because the Arc's 14th Annual Golf Classic - Friday, November 8th - is around the corner!  And our hearts feel overwhelmed with gratitude. Hence, we emerge from within this advent of...

Is our Direct Support Professional (DSP) position a job for you?

Is our Direct Support Professional (DSP) position a job for you?

We have recently opened a position for Direct Support Professional (DSP) in our Bossier city office.  And, we wanted to explain to you a little bit more about who we are , and what the position is about for you to determine if this position is for...

Why Else Should You Attend the Golf Classic?!

Why Else Should You Attend the Golf Classic?!

We have previously outlined the basics of why you should be attend The Arc's 14th annual charity Golf Classic already. But maybe you aren't a golfer or maybe you need more reasons why you should be involved this year?Well, here we are to offer you more...

Join The Arc of Acadiana’s 14th Annual Charity Golf Classic!

Join The Arc of Acadiana’s 14th Annual Charity Golf Classic!

Join us for a day of philanthropy, friendship, and fun on the green! As summer fades, Acadiana welcomes cool weather with open arms. What better way to enjoy a rejuvenating, autumn day in Louisiana than with your team on the green!? Join us for The Arc of...

Thrift Store Shopping – Alteration Nation

Thrift Store Shopping – Alteration Nation

Just because something doesn’t fit you correctly when you are out thrift store shopping or has a slight imperfection, doesn’t mean you have to leave it. A few important things to keep in mind when thrifting; hems can be altered, buttons can be added,...

Local Thrift Stores and Why to Shop Arc

Local Thrift Stores and Why to Shop Arc

How often do you walk out of a store feeling like you’ve changed the world?How often do you discover treasures without spending a fortune? Synch the joy of friendship and frugality: visit the Arc of Acadiana Retail Store.  At the Arc of Acadiana, your...

Thrift Store Shopping –  5 Reasons To Start Today!

Thrift Store Shopping – 5 Reasons To Start Today!

Curious about thrift store shopping? Great 2nd hand items at a fraction of the cost…what’s not to love!  While there is, unfortunately,  a negative stigma associated with thrift store shopping, if you are fiscally or environmentally conscious, it...