About Us

The Arc is the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our history, stability, and expertise are well documented. The Arc of Northern Virginia chapter was established in 1963 and continues to be a leader in advocating and supporting individuals with disabilities and their families.

The Foundation of The Arc of Northern Virginia oversees a 501(c)(3) Special Needs Trust (SNT) Program. The Trust Team handles the day-to-day management of disbursements to be used on behalf of the SNT Beneficiary and their families.  We offer continuity, reliability, and expertise while providing exceptional trust management services and support to families and individuals with all disabilities in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.