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Welcome to SpArc Services

At SpArc Services, our mission is to provide programs and services that support people to be included in the community, attain the highest level of independence, and live lives with maximum satisfaction.

SpArc Services provides top-notch services through programs designed to fit each individual and develop personal goals and milestones for growth.

Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts

The Cultural Arts Center fosters creativity, self-confidence, and community connections for adults with developmental disabilities through classes in the visual and performing arts, outings to cultural venues, and opportunities to collaborate with other artists and arts-based organizations. Local artists and educators teach program participants skills in ceramics, drawing, painting, theater, music and movement. People enrolled in the program also make connections to the Philadelphia arts community and beyond through a variety of exhibitions, projects, and partnerships. 

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Job Center

Job Training, Employment Partners and Job Placement Services

Employment Partners administers a vocational evaluation and provides skills training, job placement and job coaching. Highly individualized plans are created and implemented for each person in the program with the definitive goal of finding long-term, independent, competitive community-integrated employment. Services are provided to adults with a wide range of disabilities, behavioral health issues, learning disabilities, visual issues, auditory issues at companies such as Shop Rite, PennDot, Walmart, Prime Flight Aviation and WaWa.

Services provided through our job training center give individuals the tools they need to build basic job skills and earn a paycheck. Through worksites at local businesses, participants are exposed to a variety of job duties and industries. Partnerships include Tasty Baking Company and Hanks Beverage Company.

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Community Supports

Community Supports

Home and Community-Based Services provides assistance for people to achieve a more independent quality of life by providing access to their community in an exciting new way. Services provided include Respite, Companion, Habilitation and Community Inclusion. A customized action plan is created for each participant to ensure that every person is poised to reach his or her full potential. 

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News & Announcements

  • I WANT TO WORK

    As part of the statewide I WANT TO WORK initiative, members of The Arc of Philadelphia met with Representative Jim Roebuck, minority chair of the PA House Education Committee.

  • Public Forum- October 31

    The Arc of Philadelphia will host a Public Forum on Issues for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities on October 31 from 2-4 pm at its location: 2350 West Westmoreland Street.

  • Welcome SpArc Services!

    SpArc Philadelphia welcomes SpArc Services to the family!

  • Ruth Landsman receives excellence award

    The Arc of Philadelphia awards, Ruth Landsman with Eleanor Elkin Award for Excellence