As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, The Arc of Grays Harbor is composed of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, professionals and concerned members of the community. The Arc’s mission is to advocate for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Along with our network of members and chapters, we support and empower individuals and families; connect and inform individuals and families; improve support and service systems; influence public policy; increase public awareness; and inspire inclusive communities.
The Arc of Grays Harbor's staff are knowledgeable, compassionate, and here to help you find the information, services, and resources you need. When you aren't sure where to turn when it comes to services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities in Grays Harbor county, start with The Arc.
Jeff has been with the Arc since 2003, serving in a number of roles on the board of directors. His background is in mechanical engineering and he has served as Executive Director since November 2012
Amber has been with the Arc since 2017. She manages all program activities, including Community Engagement, Summer Youth Employment, and our monthly clubs The We Can Club and Foodsters. She is also the Pacific County Parent to Parent Coordinator.
Christie manages all aspects of the management of the office, the schedules, and reporting to our partner agencies and foundations. She is also the Grays Harbor Parent to Parent Coordinator.
The Arc of Grays Harbor is located in Grays Harbor County, Washington in the city of Aberdeen. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.
We work tirelessly to uphold our vision that every individual and family living with I/DD in Grays Harbor has access to the information, advocacy, and skills they need to support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
The Arc believes that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities belong in the community and have fundamental moral, civil, and constitutional rights to be fully included and actively participate in all aspects of society.