Our Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Updated August 25
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Easterseals changes the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. We are dedicated to helping individuals become as independent as possible, while also providing support and resources for family members.

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The costs of maintaining our services during the COVID-19 pandemic mount every day  as we invest in personal protective equipment, medical supplies, cleaning supplies, and technology needs. Please consider a gift today that will help us provide vital supports.

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Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana

4919 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Phone: 260-456-4534

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Culinary Queens Goes Virtual

Like so many things this year, Culinary Queens is going virtual! This year’s queens will raise funds online from Sept. 21 through Nov. 5, then the top five fundraisers will be crowned live on WANE-TV news on Nov. 7.

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Visit our COVID-19 information page for a video message from CEO/President Donna Elbrecht on summer programs, community activities and more.
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We have openings in Fort Wayne and Angola! In addition to DSPs, we need a senior accountant, lead maintenance technician, transportation driver and LPN.

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Featured Programs


Employment Services Promote Success

As a Vocational Rehabilitation Services provider, we help people with disabilities prepare for, obtain, and retain employment. We also work with local employers to explore their staffing needs and help them understand how Easterseals Arc clients can fill those needs.

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Caregivers Get Help Through Respite

Respite services give caregivers a helping hand by providing trained staff to step in for a brief period. In addition to being the only provider in Allen County with a house dedicated to respite, we also partner with other organizations to host Parents Night Out several times a year.

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Siblings Connect Through Sibshops

Easterseals Arc partners with Lutheran Children's Hospital to offer Sibshops for children ages 7 through high school seniors who have a brother or sister with disabilities or special health concerns.The group helps siblings share common joys and concerns.

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