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.

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Your contributions help connect individuals with IDD to opportunities to be included and active in our community.

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Houston Open Birdies for Charity, donate Aug. 3 - Nov. 8

The Arc of Katy of Katy is participating in Birdies for Charity, a fund-raising program conducted through the Houston Open. Each charity receives 100 ...

Event Date

November 8th, 2020


Responding to Covid-19: Update September 8, 2020

The Arc of Katy began its fall program on Monday, Aug. 31,  offering online curriculum five days a week, Monday through Friday, and monthly online socials. Also, as numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are reduced in area counties, The Arc of Katy staff and volunteers are making plans for restarting in person programs in the near future.   

Through generosity of our community, The Arc of Katy will continue to open doors of opportunity for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. While our in person day programs are closed, we have much lower revenue but still have significant expenses. As we look forward to re-opening when feasible, we ask for your ongoing support.

Please consider donating at a level meaningful to you. Together we can make a difference in the lives of people with I/DD and their families. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for your support.

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

Members updated on The Arc of Katy’s current state and future focus

About 40 members of The Arc of Katy participated in the online Annual General Meeting on Sept. 15, receiving updates on the organization's governance, current state of affairs and 2...

The Arc of Katy celebrates 30th birthday with festive parking lot parade and more

The Arc of Katy celebrated our 30th anniversary with a parking lot parade and Facebook Live event that were huge successes. “We are so thankful for all the support for our huge...

You can play “Birdies for Charity” for The Arc of Katy

The Arc of Katy is participating in the Houston Open Birdies for Charity, a fund-raising program designed to give local charities the opportunity to generate contributions through t...

Advocating for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The Arc of Katy is joining with other chapters of The Arc across Texas and the United States to provide information and advocate for priorities and policies important to our partici...

ABC-13 Houston TV zooms in on The Arc of Katy

Reporter Pooja Lodhia of ABC 13 KTRK Television in Houston zoomed with participants of The Arc of Katy on July 22 and featured us in a series of news stories focused on the Katy-Ful...

The Arc of Katy “zooms” through summer 2020 with our friends

The Arc of Katy participants are enjoying opportunities to "zoom" through summer 2020 thanks to the creativity and determination of our talented staff and volunteers. The Arc o...

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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