Our Mission

To provide opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that enable each person to be included as a respected and active member of the community throughout their lifetime.

April 25, 2019 Navigating the Special Education Process

Presented by Fred Shafer, Chairman of the Board for The Arc of Katy with 40 years of special education experience in the public school setting and Marchelle Peters who se...

Event Date

April 25th, 2019


The Arc of Katy Highlights

The Arc of Katy is accepting applications for its Summer Day Program for teens and adults with intellectual and development disabilities. 

Three program sessions are available this summer for participants with IDD who are at least 16-years-old and who meet the program’s minimum ability requirements: 

  • Session 1: June 3 to June 28, 2019
  • Session 2: July 1 to July 26, 2019
  • Session 3: July 29 to August 16, 2019  

Parents or guardians of applicants new to The Arc of Katy Day Program are required to participate in an advance visit to the program and participate in an information session and interview with The Arc of Katy staff.

Click here to read more or download the Summer Program Manual.

What's New(s) at The Arc of Katy


Chick-fil-A franchise Owner/Operator Rusty Wylie and Camp Journey owner Suzette Coates have been selected as the Katy Area Hometown Heroes to be recognized by The Arc of Katy in 2019...


The Arc of Katy’s new Empowerment Through Knowledge series continues with free sessions for caregivers on March 28 and April 25 focused on effectively accessing services and educat...

Color for a Cause 5K on April 13 benefits The Arc of Katy

Join the 2019  Color for A Cause 5K Fun Run and Walk  on  April 13, 2019,  benefitting The Arc of Katy. Students from Cinco Ranch High School's Future Business Leaders of A...

What they are saying about The Arc of Katy

The staff is wonderful

“I have the best friends at The Arc of Katy. The staff is wonderful. I really enjoy going to Bowl and playing Uno with my friends.”

- Mary Harris, Participant

Is so much fun

“The Arc of Katy is so much fun, not only for the participants but for the families also. My brother Brandon has made new friends since coming to the Arc and cannot wait to participant in the program activities. I love seeing the smile on his face.”

- Maria Todd, Brandon's Sister

I will never forget

“My experience volunteering at Arc was the most influential part of my summer. Their appreciation was always shown through their hugs and smiles. It was an experience I will never forget.”

- Kristin Thompson

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