Our mission and vision is to create opportunities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, work and play to the fullest of their capabilities in Marion County, as well as to foster Marion County, as a model community, to embrace persons with disabilities and to help them support their dreams.

UPDATE: In response to several inquiries, I wanted to update everyone on our on-going COVID-19 response.  ARC Marion Adult Day Training Program (ADT) to remain closed.  We have determined the risk of exposure to the coronavirus to our consumers and staff remains high.  At this time, we intend to keep our ADT closed until further notice.  We appreciate your continued patience as we navigate this challenge.  I urge you to check back for updates or contact myself or Leah Craig for answers to your questions or concerns.  – Stay well, Frank Sofia, CEO
OCALA BIKE FEST UPDATE: The Ocala Bike Fest fundraiser, that was postponed, has now been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We want to thank everyone for supporting our non-profit organization and our annual Ocala Bike Fest fundraiser.  We have made the decision to REFUND all donations made for the motorcycle and hope you will be there to support us at next year’s event!  Stay safe & healthy! Sincerely, Frank Sofia, CEO – ARC Marion, Inc.


June 26th, 2020|

Dear Potential Sponsor/Partner, ARC Marion is pleased to announce our partnership with Blackjack Sporting Clay’s to host our 2nd Annual ARC Marion Clay Shoot Fundraiser benefitting ARC Marion, Inc. This exciting event will be [...]

ARC Marion, Inc., established in 1959, creates opportunities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ocala and Marion County Florida to live, work and play to the fullest of their capabilities.

We offer a variety of programs for clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities; Early Intervention Program, for ages birth to 3-years, Adult Day Training for adults 25 and older, Supported Employment, Supported Independent Living and Residential Services. ARC Marion’s staff focuses on each person’s specific needs and their unique gifts, talents and interests, assisting them to experience a full and valued life in the community. 

Through valuable partners, sponsors and our community, we continue to help people develop their abilities everyday.