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 But SSI has many unfair and outdated rules that make it hard for people to save money and get out of poverty.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!

Every Piece Matters-Autism Awareness Co-Ed Softball Tournament

Two of our Board of Directors, Dustin Phillips and Emari Hutto, volunteered at the Every Piece Matters-Autism Awareness Co-Ed Softball Tournament. The event was hosted at Tom Coburn Park in Tuscumbia, AL close to The Arc of the Shoals. All proceeds for today's event go towards the Every Piece Matters-Autism Awareness campaign. This organization sponsors … Continue reading Every Piece Matters-Autism Awareness Co-Ed Softball Tournament