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

Breton Ability Centre, Sydney

Harbourside Lodge, Yarmouth

LaHave Manor Corporation, Bridgewater

Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Waterville

Quest, Halifax

Riverview Home Corporation, Stellarton

Sunset Residential and Rehabilitation Services, Pugwash

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.