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ArcGNO Seeking Board of Directors Applicants

Want to make a difference in the life of a person with an intellectual or developmental disability?Join the ArcGNO Board of Directors!Interested applicants should fill out this interest form and check out what the expectations of board members are. An Arc board member...

So, Where Do We Go From Here?

ArcGNO’s Executive Director Gives an Update on the Agency’s Status during COIVD-19: In the 67 years Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO) has been in existence, it has experienced a lot. ArcGNO emerged in the 1950s when parents of children with Down syndrome or another...

Tropical Storm/Hurricane Event-ArcGNO Administrative Office Closing

The administrative offices of Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO) are closed until further notice due to the current Tropical Storm/Hurricane event.  Please take all precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe. We will update continued closure/anticipated...

The 2nd Annual St. Bernard Parish Culinary Classic

Thank you to everyone who supported our 2nd annual St. Bernard Parish Culinary Classic. We raised $36,677! This fundraiser supports our services in St. Bernard Parish: The ArcGNO Chalmette Community Center provides meaningful daytime engagement for participants who...

DSP Spotlight: Anna O’quinn

DSP Spotlight: Anna O’quinn

By Jan Alario, Residential Support Services I love my PCA (personal care attendant) Anna to death. She makes me happy and makes me smile. She encourages me to try new things and teaches me to do things for myself. I can always depend on her to be there for me. She...

DSP Spotlight: Peggy Walker

DSP Spotlight: Peggy Walker

By Ashley Bolden, Employment Services I love Ms. Peggy because she is funny and she teaches me new activities. I love her flashy style and the girly things we do together like shopping at the mall for clothes and jewelry. Her help on the Janitorial Crew makes me feel...

DSP Spotlight: Antoinette Hart

DSP Spotlight: Antoinette Hart

By Jill Egle, Uptown Community Center I love Mrs Antoinette Hart because she is a true close friend. She is a genuine one of a kind leader within her role as a DSP at the Arc of Greater New Orleans Uptown Community Center. She helps me in so many ways to be positive...

DSP Spotlight: Keonti Williams

By Ann Richard, Metairie Community Center Keonti has an outgoing personality and easy to talk to. Keonti listens and respects me, she’s nice and sweet. I like it when Keonti takes me to aerobics class and bowling. Keonti also talks to me about my outside activities...

DSP Spotlight: Kimber Frerene

DSP Spotlight: Kimber Frerene

By Eric Smith, Chalmette Community Center Ms. Nicki (Eric’s nickname for Kimber) is the best! She always makes going out fun. I love when she puts on the music and gets everyone to dance. Today at the Wellness Center, she was helping everyone to exercise. This week...

DSP Spotlight: Chassidy Parker

DSP Spotlight: Chassidy Parker

By Lindsay Meiliet, Northshore Community Center I pick Ms. Chassidy for best DSP worker at Arc because she's very good at her job. I love her wonderful attitude and love how she talks to people calmly when they are upset or angry or even having a bad day at Arc. I...

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