The Arc ECT trains and places people in both agency-operated micro-enterprises and competitive community employment.
COMMUNITY COMPANION HOMES
The Community Companion Homes (CCH) program is overseen by The Arc ECT. CCH providers are community members who have welcomed a person with IDD into their homes to live as part of their family.
Life Skills Instructors provide supports to individuals in their own home or a family home.
LIFE & ADVOCACY
Community Life & Advocacy: Everyone has a right to full participation in community life—especially the fun parts! The Community Life & Advocacy program facilitates social awareness and independence through exciting activities.
The Arc ECT operates several revenue-generating micro-enterprises designed by staff and participants that help transition people with IDD to competitive employment with area businesses
CIP is a day program that includes volunteer opportunities, on and off-site activities, and sensory rooms. The program provides a variety of supports that encourage and build friendships and neighborhood ties.
The Arc ECT operates 15 comfortable homes throughout southeastern Connecticut.