Arc of Greater New Orleans works to secure for all people with intellectual disabilities opportunities to develop, function, and live to their fullest potential.
The ArcGNO Mardi Gras Recycle Center Turns Beads into Jobs
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Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO) is a 67-year-old non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the independence and well-being of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism. Our staff currently support over 600 individuals throughout Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, Plaquemines and St. Tammany parishes.
What we do
With your help we can continue to provide services and support to those in need.
Help us advocate for and empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Our purpose is to create, through education, advocacy, and support, a greater New Orleans community that includes, accepts, and celebrates people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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925 Labarre Rd
Metairie, LA 70001