November 2016
Serving people with intellectual and developmental
disabilities and their families since 1952


Are you Ready to Talk to Patients about FASDs?
 The Arc Muskegon is pleased to announce four CEU-accredited FASD prevention online courses for physicians, nurses, medical and nursing students available through December 31, 2016. Participants will learn how they can help detect and address risky drinking in patients that are pregnant or of reproductive age.
  • Courses are FREE of charge
  • Courses are between 15 and 60 minutes
  • Courses are available for CME and CNE credits:
    • Physicians: Between .25 and 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • Nurses Practitioners and Nurses: Between .25 and 1.0 contact hour, including up to 0.5 pharmacology hours
    • Pharmacists: 1.0 contact hour
  • Courses are available through December 31, 2016
  • Courses were developed by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals and The Arc of the United States
  • For additional information, contact FASD@TheArc.org and visit The Arc’s FASD Prevention Project to learn about additional for-credit webinars
Take a few minutes and do your part to help prevent FASDs.
Your actions can change a life forever!


​Representative Payee Services  

Now offered by The Arc Muskegon
• Convenient • Insured

Representative Payee Services will manage your SSI/SSDI income by creating a monthly budget, provide spending money and pay all bills.  Eligibility requirements include being a SSI or SSDI recipient with an intellectual and/or developmental disability.  Parents...consider this professional option.  Call 231-777-2006 or visit 
 for more information.


#GivingTuesday is a movement to celebrate and provide incentives to give - the 2016 iteration will be held on November 29, 2016.  This effort harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners - nonprofits, businesses and corporations as well as families and individuals - to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.  #GivingTuesday inspires people to take collaborate action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they celebrate and help create a better world.   

2016 Annual
​Holiday Appeal

A generous donor has offered to MATCH up to $5000.00 for our 2016 Holiday Appeal.

Please find it in your heart to give to the Arc this season and truly double your giving, which will allow us to double our efforts.

To give through our website; please click on the following link: