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 2021 is coming this May!

January 27th, 2021|

Ocala Bike Fest is coming! There will be only 300 tickets available for a donation of $100 each and the winner will be announced live at War Horse Harley Sunday May 2nd at 11 a.m. during the Cars & Coffee event!

The Give4Marion campaign starts October 20th!

August 31st, 2020|

To our Amazing Supporters & Community Neighbors, We’re counting down the days to October 20 and Give4Marion. We need your help to make our campaign a success, and we’ve included a few easy ways [...]

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.