Now Hiring: QIDP

The Arc of the Shoals is in search of a QIDP to assist in the development and deliverance of services. The QIDP will work with individuals with intellectual disabilities to implement their Person Centered Plan (PCP). The duties are built around the Home Community Based Wavier and hours may vary. QIDP requires BS social work … Continue reading Now Hiring: QIDP

Arc of the Shoals: Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat

The Arc of the Shoals and We Are Chapel are co-hosting a Sensory-Friendly Trunk or Treat! Sensory-friendly means that it is inclusive for EVERYONE, but we are being extra mindful of those who have sensory needs. The event will be hosted on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at We Are Chapel Church (3051 Cloverdale Rd. Florence, … Continue reading Arc of the Shoals: Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat

UPDATE: Florence Professional Firefighters Association Local 270

The Florence Professional Firefighters Association Local 270 is held a T-Shirt Fundraiser this June for Autism Awareness. The Autism Society of Alabama and The Arc of the Shoals are the beneficiaries of 100 percent of the profit from the T-shirt sales. The Coleman Group has committed to donating 50 percent of its profit to the … Continue reading UPDATE: Florence Professional Firefighters Association Local 270

Funding for HCBS is long overdue. Congress must act now!

Millions of people with disabilities rely on home and community-based services (HCBS) to stay in their communities and out of congregate settings, but there isn’t enough money in the program to support everyone. More than 820,000 Americans are on waiting lists to receive HCBS and are not getting the services they need. Last month, Susan, … Continue reading Funding for HCBS is long overdue. Congress must act now!

Ask Your Senators to Support the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act!

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides critical support for millions of people with disabilities and their families to be able to afford necessities like food and rent. But SSI has many unfair and outdated rules that make it hard for people to save money and get out of poverty. For example, people who get … Continue reading Ask Your Senators to Support the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act!