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200 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT, 06450


The Arc Connecticut is an advocacy organization committed to protecting the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to promoting opportunities for their full inclusion in the life of their communities.

The Arc of Farmington Valley

The Arc of Farmington Valley


The Arc of the Farmington Valley, also known as FAVARH, was founded in 1958 and today serves more than 250 individuals and their families. Their ever-expanding roster of programs includes a new playgroup for parents with 3-7 year olds that gives parents an opportunity to network with other parents and discover new information about their child's disability, while providing a safe, enriching and fun environment for their children. FAVARH also offers programs in Inspirational Arts, Endless Possibilities Theater, and the Summit Hiking Club. 

Towns / Cities Served

Most participants reside in Simsbury, Avon, Granby, Canton, Farmington, East Granby and Burlington, while others come from Bristol, Bloomfield, Barkhamsted, New Britain, Newington, West Hartford, East Hartford, and Hartford. 


  • Day Services 
  • Residential Services & Supports 
  • Recreation Program 
  • Respite Services 
  • Self Advocacy 
  • Employment Services 
  • Family Supports 
  • Advocacy Services 
  • School to Work Transition Program 
  • Community Inclusion Program 
  • Senior Services 
  • Arts & Theater Programs 
  • Independent Living Supports 
  • Social Skills Training 
  • Transportation 

The Arc of Farmington Valley 
225 Commerce Drive, P.O. Box 1099 
Canton, CT 06019

Steve Morris, Executive Director 
P: (860) 693-6662    F: (860) 693-8662