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Join The Arc of Oakland County

Become a new member or renew your yearly membership online

Type of Membership
New Member or Renewal

If you would prefer to send in your membership form and payment to the Arc office you may do so as well.

Click here to view the Membership Application (PDF)

  • Senior Membership (62 years+) $45.00 per year
  • Standard Membership $55.00 per year
  • Sponsor $75.00 per year
  • Group Membership $100.00 per year
  • Patron $150.00 per year
  • Benefactor $200.00 per year
  • Lifetime Membership $1,000.00

Benefits of Becoming a Member of The Arc of Oakland County:

  • An attorney on staff & 1 school staff advocate that are available to members
  • Expert, experienced professionals with knowledge on matters of:
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Social Security disability Insurance (SSDI)
    • Special Education Law
    • Adult Home Help Services (a.k.a., “Chore Services”)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Special Needs Trust and Estate Plan Counseling
    • Legal guardianship and possible alternatives (e.g., Power of Attorney)
  • Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority services
  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Information and Referral on a variety of subjects
  • Newsletters about disability-related issues, our local newsletter, PROFILES, the state Focus, and a national newsletter, The Arc Today
  • This informative website: www.thearcoakland.org
  • Availability of staff by phone or by web contact form
  • The Etheridge Plan, a life-long personal advocacy support program
  • A weekly Weight Watchers group
  • The annual Dove Awards Program & Silent Auction
  • Automatic membership in the state and national organizations
  • Life and health insurance available through The Arc of the U.S.
  • The Arc’s Credit Card Program – a national credit card with no annual fee, available through The Arc of the U.S.
  • Publication (FREE – electronic website version only) of the award-winning Annual Income Tax Guide for families with a member who has special needs
  • Publication (FREE – electronic website verison only) of special needs estate planning and guardianship guides
  • Local, state and federal legislative advocacy
  • Reduced cost at conferences, seminars and special training events
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Memorial Donation program