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Individual, Family, and Organizational Memberships

Membership Benefits

  • Discounts on Trainings and Conferences
    • For staff, families, and self-advocates attending training opportunities

  • Online Resources, Materials and Video from Trainings
  • Quarterly Members-Only Webinars
  • Weekly emails on Federal/State Policy and Advocacy
  • Networking Opportunities with Individuals, Families and Professionals
  • Regional Meetings for Members
  • Participation in a Team Effort, Advocating for Change in Community Living
  • Professional Certification Requirements
    • Available CEU’s and CPDU’s for professionals


Make Your Voice Heard

Advocate with us for policy change, funding and legislation.


Be Part of Community

Get support and learn from other families.


Access Resources When You Need Them

Gain valuable online and program resources.


Learn and Network

Receive discounts on training and conferences.


Connect to the Arc of the United States

Join a national network, and get news and resources from across the US.


Make a Difference

Be a part of protecting rights and advocate for improved services.

Lifetime Membership
Lifetime Membership
Lifetime Membership

Lifetime Membership

The Arc of Illinois is a section 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. Your charitable gifts are deductible as provided for by law. We are successful in advocating for people with developmental disabilities and their families because of your support.

Please consider a substantial gift that will improve the future for people of all ages with developmental disabilities. Every gift is important and will help us to provide these needed services to people throughout Illinois. Donations of $1,000 or greater to The Arc of Illinois will qualify you for lifetime membership.