FRIENDSHIP CLUBS FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
What are Arch Clubs?
Arch Clubs provide a secure social environment for people with special needs, their siblings and friends to learn, form friendships and above all, have fun.
Aims of Arch Clubs
- To provide a social outlet for people with special needs.
- To develop the members social skills, self-esteem and quality of life through a dynamic range of activities.
To provide support and information for parents and families.
- To influence public policy towards those with special needs through contact with statutory agencies.
Community Based Clubs
The National Federation has at present over 50 community-based social-inclusion-for-all Arch Clubs spread out all over Ireland.
Members & Volunteers
There are approximately 2,000 Arch Club members, nearly 1,000 volunteers, plus up to 3,000 associated persons involved nationwide.
Federation of Arch Clubs
We are a registered charity and we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of Corporate Governance.