About

The Association of Adult Residential Centres (ARCs) and Regional Rehabilitation Centres (RRCs) is a voluntary, non-profit organization established to:

  • Seek ways to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities by collaborating with other individuals, groups, organizations and government;
  • Seek opportunities to promote a positive image of members;
  • Utilize collective skills and knowledge in planning for the future;
  • Provide opportunities and encouragement for employees to gain education and knowledge which will assist in the provision of services; and
  • Promote the understanding and acceptance of individuals with disabilities.

The membership of the Association of ARCS/RRCs is made up of all the ARCs/RRCs across the province of Nova Scotia including:

Annapolis County Adult Residential Centre, Bridgetown
http://www.homesforcare.com

Breton Ability Centre, Sydney
http://www.braemorehome.com/

Harbourside Lodge, Yarmouth
http://harboursidelodge.ca/

LaHave Manor Corporation, Bridgewater
http://www.lahavemanor.ca/

Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Waterville
http://krrc.nsnet.org/

Quest, Halifax
http://www.questsociety.ca/

Riverview Home Corporation, Stellarton
http://riverviewhome.ca/

Sunset Residential and Rehabilitation Services, Pugwash
http://thesunsetcommunity.ca/

Together, the members of the association provide a home and rehabilitation environment to approximately 600 individuals with a complex array of disabilities including intellectual and physical disabilities, chronic mental illness, acquired brain injury and dual diagnoses.