Welcome to Hanover Arc!

Hanover Arc is a private non-profit organization with a membership of over 500 individuals, families, professionals, citizens and friends.  Hanover Arc creates opportunities for individuals with or at risk of intellectual and other developmental disabilities to grow and change.

We need your help to keep our membership growing so that the voice for high quality community based services will continue to grow stronger.

Hanover Arc serves  individuals with and at risk of intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families through Advocacy, Services and Supports.


Hanover Arc advocates for the rights and full participation of children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.  Together with our members and affiliated chapters across the nation, we provide and improve systems of supports and services; connect families, inspire communities and influence public policy.


People with developmental disabilities are valued as classmates, coworkers, neighbors and friends.

Ways to Donate to us today

Individuals, businesses, churches and civic organizations contribute to Hanover Arc in various ways to make a huge difference in the community. Many choose to give through workplace campaigns by designating their donation us.

Upcoming events

A Taste of HanoverTime: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our Business Sponsors

  • United Way
  • The Arc of Virginia
  • The Arc (National)
  • Hanover Community Support Services
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Frito-Lay
  • Spec Ops
  • First Potomac Management
  • Fine Metals
  • BB&T Ashland
  • Altria
  • Wm. G. McGowan Charitable Fund
  • Ashwood Gardens & Nursery

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