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The Arc of Haywood County



Todd Barbee, Executive Director

Mailing Address:

407 Welch St.
Waynesville, NC 28786

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Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M- T,
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. F


Take Hwy 23/74 out of Sylva. Take exit 102-A in Waynesville, and take a right on Russ Avenue (US Hwy 276). Continue to follow US 276 (Russ Avenue will merge with Walnut Street) for approximately 1 mile. Turn left on North Main Street, then take the first right on Howell Street. Continue to the corner of Welch and Howell. The agency is located in a brown wooden one-story building on the right side, across from the Haywood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Agency Description:

This agency provides services for adult individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families, including residential services.


The agency will provide training if necessary, depending upon the involvement with The Arc individuals.

Time Commitment:

Flexible hours.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:

All volunteers are required to have criminal background checks prior to acceptance. The agency covers the expense.

Volunteer Involvement:

*Currently not accepting volunteers, due to COVID*
Volunteers will assist with the facilitation of recreational activities, e.g., singing, arts and crafts, and sports.

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