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Join Us!

The Arc Portland Metro, a local chapter of The Arc Oregon and The Arc of the United States, is a member-based advocacy organization. By becoming a member, you add to our collective strength when advocating for systems change and seeking funding to support our programs and services.

Your support enables us to:

  • Offer guidance to those who need help and those who want to help
  • Monitor national progress made in the area of inclusion, such as education, employment, community living, and recreation
  • Make the public aware of the needs, rights, and abilities of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Encourage progressive legislation
  • Develop and promote effective programs and services
  • Promote and apply research to enhance independence
  • Raise public awareness on precautions that can be taken to prevent intellectual and developmental disabilities, including fetal alcohol syndrome and other alcohol-related birth defects
  • And more…

Benefits of Membership:

  • Participation in the affairs of the local, state, and national chapters of The Arc
  • Representation in local, state, and national policy forums
  • Reduced cost at conventions, conferences, special events, and trainings
  • Receiving our local newsletter which includes up-to-date information on the organization and intellectual and developmental disabilities

Join Now:

Please join us and support our efforts to continue providing vital services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties.

Submit our online membership form to become a member of The Arc Portland Metro! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need more information.

Membership Enrollment Form