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Types of Memberships

Discover which membership level is best for you!

  • Self Advocate

    Any adult who identifies as having an intellectual or developmental disability.

  • Individual

    Any adult, including a family member, friend, ally, community members, etc.

  • Family

    Family members living in the same household.

Become a Member
Our Core Values

Membership supports:

  • People First 
  • Equity
  • Inclusion 
  • Self-Determination
  • Diversity
More Information
  • Linda

    By being a member of The Arc TN, my family has the opportunity to become informed at a local and national level about the latest events, conferences, public policy issues, etc. that directly affect our family. The Arc TN employees a team dedicated to advocating for individuals with disabilities, which gives individuals an opportunity to live a fulfilling life.

    – Linda
  • Elise

    My family and I have been members of The Arc for more than 30 years and I’ve had the opportunity to serve in a leadership position at the local, state and national levels. The Arc makes such a positive difference locally, statewide and nationally for people with disabilities, their families and communities.

    – Elise
  • Gavin

    Being a member of The Arc TN is more than just showing support for people with I/DD. It’s an opportunity for me to grow within the I/DD community and help others along the way.

    – Gavin

Why People become Members
of The Arc Tennessee

Discover the multiple benefits of membership with The Arc Tennessee

  • Sense of purpose and belonging

    Sense of purpose and belonging

    Providing opportunities for individuals, families and community members to connect

  • United voice

    United voice

    Making sure that the concerns and needs of the disability community are being heard

  • Join the largest grassroots movement

    Join the largest grassroots movement

    Public policy and advocacy is at the heart of what we do

  • Be informed

    Be informed

    Stay up-to-date with resources, supports and legislative decisions

  • Become an advocate

    Become an advocate

    Discover opportunities to advocate and reach out to elected officials at the local, state and federal levels

  • Show support

    Show support

    When you become a member of The Arc, you are supporting inclusion, equity, accessibility and human rights

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