Resilience – The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

You are invited to a screening of this award winning documentary revealing cutting-edge brain science that could disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.   TWO SCREENINGS: SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 9:00-11:00am 6:00-8:00pm Location: New Harvest 155 W. Van Buren St., Battle Creek, MI To register: Questions? Contact Angie Layne at   See the […]

When We’re Gone: Person-Centered Planning for the Future

When We’re Gone: Person-Centered Planning for the Future – Thursday, October 26 5pm–7pm and Saturday, October 28 9am–12pm at the Kool Family Community Center, 200 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017.   Join us for a two-part financial planning workshop for families with adult children with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Presented by The Arc of […]

Finley’s Fund$ for Friend$

Plan your dinner at Finley’s on Thursday, August 24th from 5:00 to 10:00 pm and 10% of the cost of your meal will go to support Programs at The Arc of Calhoun County!   Click below to print your coupon!  

Calhoun County Agency Fair

May 22nd, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Come out and learn what our county has to offer you as a student, parent, teacher, administrator and agency partner. Community agencies will have booths with information on how they can serve you and your families in Calhoun County!   See the attached flyer!   […]

FINDS Survey

Are you 18 years or older and the family member of a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD)? Do you provide primary un/paid and frequent support to a person with an I/DD living in the United States and U.S. territories? If so, you’re invited to learn more about participating in the Family and […]

Positive Behavior Supports Workshop

Saturday, April 15th , 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (sign-in opens at 8:30 am) at Family Enrichment Center, 415 S. 28th Street, Battle Creek MI 49015.   This workshop is free and open to the public; coordinated by Michigan Alliance for Families. This workshop will introduce Positive Behavior Supports (PBS). Many children have […]

Upcoming Event at Progressive Residential Services, INC

March 7th at 1:00 pm Below is the information about the MiABLE program…………. Today Michigan becomes the fifth state in the country to launch a disability savings program, which is the most substantial reform for people with disabilities since the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The MiABLE (Michigan Achieving a Better Life Experience) program […]

The Arc will be closed 12/12/2016

The Arc of Calhoun County will be CLOSED: Monday, December 12th due to severe inclement weather. The Volunteer Employment Program and Table Talk will resume Tuesday, December 13th. Please email Leah with any questions, Stay safe!


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1ST 2016  – 10:00 AM at Battle Creek’s Riverside Park on the corner of Riverside Drive and Golden Avenue. The Arc is proud to be a sponsor for the 1st Annual Chapter 21 Buddy Walk Festival & 5K! Start times for the Walk and 5K are 10:00 am. Sign up for either the […]