Enriching lives.

Including everyone.

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Our Mission

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.



Do you know someone who goes Above & Beyond? 

Do you know someone who is a great advocate? 

Show your appreciation for a person or group in our community that has made a positive impact by supporting our mission or serving as a role model of our values.

Check out our award categories and if someone fits that description let them know by submitting your nomination today!

Nominations are due August 31st.


We are looking for more wonderful, compassionate people to join our team!

If you’re interested in a job where you can make a difference check out our job opportunities and apply today!

Give Back

When you support The Arc of East Central Iowa you support programs, services, and advocacy that in turn help build better lives for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and our community. Learn more about the different ways to make an impact by exploring ways to give.

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