We believe in limitless possibilities and the power of big dreams.

At The Arc San Francisco, we know a lot about developmental disabilities. But we know even more about big dreams. About the dignity of work. The pride of self-reliance. And the power of a community that works together to lift everyone up.

For over 65 years, our lifelong learning approach has empowered every individual we support to achieve success at their own work, at life...even in love. We invite you to discover how our innovative programs are transforming lives while enriching all of us in the community.

Let's get together on this. Let's dare to dream.

  • Please join us for a special Valentine's Gala to benefit Friends Like Me at The Arc San Francisco!

    Friday, February 10, 2017
    6:00 - 10:30 PM
    The Arc San Francisco
    1500 Howard Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Advance Tickets: $150 per person

    Dress "Over the Top" or for that special occasion!

    About "Friends Like Me"
    Friends Like Me encourages peer group relationships through fun activities including games, weekly movie nights and classes in cooking, art, theater and computer skills as well as cultural and sports outings. Friends Like Me is facilitated by trained staff who provide support to improve social and behavioral skills of adults on the autism spectrum and individuals with developmental disabilities in a safe, accessible environment.

  • Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. So how can we stand up to them and choose joy instead?

  • Positivity is key to creating an altruistic lifestyle in the New Year. If you want to start 2017 off on a high note, check out these tips for living a positive life this year.

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