Socialization and Community Integration
The Arc of Dauphin County offer services and activities that provide consumers with opportunities for socialization and community integration, while promoting individual choice. We participate in, and organize events that help to create awareness and bring the community and consumers closer together.
Beginning in 2006, The Arc of Dauphin County has participated in the Aktion Club, which is a Kiwanis Service Leadership Program that provides adults with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative and leadership skills while serving their communities. This club is highly philanthropic, performing community service and donating to many local organizations.
Formed by The Arc of Dauphin County, this is a group comprised of six individuals with intellectual disabilities. Group members are provided with opportunities to become acquainted with their communities through exploration in the form of shopping trips and volunteering with various community service organizations.
First Friday Dances
On the first Friday of each month, The Arc of Dauphin County hosts a dance for adults with disabilities. With music provided by a DJ, these dances provide opportunities for socialization, fun, food, and friendship in an accepting and inviting atmosphere.