Serving the Developmentally Disabled since 1965

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In order to facilitate and maximize its core programs, EL ARCA offers key services which are geared to enabling participant accessibility and providing support to participants’ families.  These services have become indispensable to the success of EL ARCA’s goals and mission with the vast majority of participants dependent on them.  In essence, these services are nearly as invaluable as the core programs they bring within reach.

Did You Know?


Did you know that EL ARCA has the largest transportation fleet of any organization of its

kind in Los Angeles?


Every person is different, and you get to know them. You get to know them by gestures or pointing or crying, even when they can’t express themselves. You treat them like they are one of your family members. You get very attached to them. Continue reading

- Ligia Martinez
Physical therapy assistant, CBAS