The Arc of Craven County


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The Arc of Craven County is a local family advocacy organization of and for people living in Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  The Arc was incorporated as a non-profit corporation on April 30, 1963.  We are affiliated with The Arc of NC an advocacy and provider organization and The Arc of the USA a leading advocacy organization.  We are committed to securing for all people challenged by intellectual and physical disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they live, learn, work, worship and play.  The Arc of Craven County is a volunteer organization that fosters community programs to promote the general welfare of citizens in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico Counties of North Carolina.  All citizens with disabilities, parents/ guardians, providers of service, community leaders, and friends may participate in furthering the work of The Arc of Craven County.

Monthly Socials for all ages sponsored by Provider Organizations, Churches and Community Organizations. See calendar of events for 2020 socials to be posted by end of February.

Our Annual Banquet will be on April 23, 2020 at the Knights of Columbus building.   Pre-registration is required.

We will have our 9th Annual Self-Advocacy Training Day on October 30, 2020.

Summer Camp for school age children will be held by ES/UCP of NC.  


Look for Special Needs Baseball beginning in April 2020.

The Arc of Craven County is excited to partner with community leaders and volunteers to advocate for children and adults in Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties; families, caregivers and providers.  We have several Board positions available, please consider joining our organization to make a difference in your community.  For more information April Judson at