Who We Are

The Arc of Aurora is a private not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to support and advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of Aurora is affiliated with The Arc of Colorado and The Arc of the United States, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Arc of Aurora receives no government funding. We are supported by private donations from individuals and allocations from arc Thrift Stores of Colorado. The Arc of Aurora works exclusively for people with developmental disabilities and their families in the Aurora area.  To The Arc of Aurora, Advocacy is acting with or on behalf of an individual or class in the least intrusive manner to resolve an issue or to obtain a needed support or service. Advocacy is essential in maintaining, improving and sustaining the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities.