The Arc’s Emporium, Redemption Center, & Bakery

Offering a positive working environment where people can perform to the best of their abilities, The Arc’s Stores, Farm Stand and Bakery encourage continuous learning and development. Both The Arc Emporium and the Redemption Center in Woodstock provide working environments that encourage teamwork and open communication. Our Bakery produces a variety of pastries and breads for large and small occasions, made to order or pre-ordered for holidays. We also operate cafés and snack carts at the DDS regional offices in Uncasville and the Waterford Community Center.


Our retail services employees receive hands-on training ensure success in a competitive business environment. Program participants learn to price and ticket merchandise, how to display merchandise, and how to handle the multitude of items we offer, from clothing to cookies! Participant employees learn how to ring up customers’ purchases using Square, complete transactions, understand cash control, and offer change to customers. Learning the importance of customer service is a top priority and helps improve socials skills and confidence.


The Arc’s Online Bakery is maintained by our participants and offers a great variety of snacks. Shop now and help support The Arc ECT!

See our Bakery Menu and Order Form Here.

The Arc Eastern Connecticut, established by two groups of families in 1952, provides advocacy and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the entire region. Our services touch every aspect of a person's life: housing, employment/job development, vocational/micro-enterprise ventures, education, day programs, in-home supports, Senior services, health/fitness activities, and community involvement.


The Arc Eastern Connecticut

125 Sachem Street

Norwich, Connecticut 06360

T: 860.889.4435

F: 860.889.4662


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