Family Support Services

Supporting families over “The Arc of a Lifetime,” offering a variety of personalized support to empower families and individuals to access available services.

Making a Difference

Family Support Services is empowering families and individuals to live their best lives. Check out our new advocacy series on understanding individualized education plans:

Also, check out our Lending Library, where you can reserve the resources that you would like to learn more about:


Services

Discovery & Navigation

Learn about resources that are available to meet your needs. Family Support Services empowers families and individuals to:

  • Develop skills to navigate and access resources
  • Learn to advocate for services and/or policy change
  • Create a vision for the future

Networking & Connecting

Learn about resources that are available to meet your needs. Family Support Services empowers families and individuals to:

  • Parent to parent support
  • Non-disability community support
  • Personalized resource referral

Programs & Training

Get involved with the programs and training provided by Family Support Services and develop a plan for a brighter future. Family Support Services offers:

  • Respite, Camp Sp’Arc summer camp and monthly social events
  • Short and/or long term planning
  • Caregiver support and training

Resources by Life Domain

Click on the Life Domains listed below to see the relevant resources that are available for all ages.


Resources by Life Stage

Click on the Life Domains listed below to see the relevant resources that are available for all ages.


Frequently Asked Questions

Click on the Life Domains listed below to see the relevant resources that are available for all ages.

Respite is a program that assists families with help when needed to care for a loved one in the absence of the primary caregiver. The Arc NCR can help manage funded respite dollars or assist in locating and providing supports for families in Harford and Cecil Counties. Contact the Family Support Services Department by phone at 443-412-5490 for details or download our Respite and Event Packet here.

The three most asked for applications are for DORS, LISS and DDA. Click and download these applications below:

Yes. Email FSS@arcncr.org to see what information is available, and visit our YouTube channel to see presentation recordings.

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Supporting families over “The Arc of a Lifetime,” offering a variety of personalized support to empower families and individuals to access available services.