The Arc of Macomb County

Agency Name: The Arc of Macomb County
Services: Vocational, CLS, Respite
Counties Served: Macomb
Founded: 1980
Is your organization CARF accredited?: Yes
Willing to serve people with complex behavioral needs: Yes
Willing to serve people with intensive medical needs: No
How we are commited to a Culture of Gentleness: The Arc of Macomb County has captured the essence of the Culture of Gentleness in its vision statement. Staff at all levels have received training in this very important cultural change so that we begin to understand that in our primary role as caregivers and supervisors, the Culture of Gentleness principles are for all we support as well as for ourselves. We have also implemented support groups to help foster this change within our organization.
Languages other than English?: No
Geographical areas of Macomb and Oakland counties served for Community Living Supports (CLS) and/or Respite (Hourly support): All of Macomb County
Will locate homes (rentals) for individuals seeking personal residences: Yes
Licensed Facility: No
Unique information about organizaton: The Arc of Macomb County’s emphasis is on community participation so that each person served is a valued member of the community and will be able to achieve their greatest potential. In keeping with this basic philosophy, the Arc offers person-centered services and supports regarding an individual’s vocational, social, educational and residential needs and desires.
Business Phone Number: 586-469-1600
Contact: Luanne DeGueisippe
Employment Services Director
586-469-1600
luanned@arcservices.org