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: As we continue to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to KEEP our ADT and Transportation Programs CLOSED until further notice. we WILL PROVIDE UPDATES WHEN CONDITIONS CHANGE. We wish you and your family the best as we continue to navigate this challenge together. Sincerely, Management
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.

A message from the CEO

March 13th, 2020|

The well-being of our consumers and staff remains our top priority and I want to share the plan we have in place to navigate these uncertain times.

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.