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Welcome to Favarh

"The Arc of the Farmington Valley"
Favarh helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live as independently as possible, experience continual growth and live the lives they want to lead.

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  • Our success started with a deep belief in the potential of every human being to achieve their personal best, in all aspects of life. Favarh focuses on and integrates the three pillars of independent living:

    1) Productive engagement in the community
    2) Offering supported living and residential choices
    3) Teaching people how to live healthy and enriching lives.

  • Within each of these three areas, Favarh offers a rich array of inclusive programs and supports, so that we can customize our services to the specific needs of each person that we serve.

    The Arc of the Farmington Valley, Inc. is best known, and often referred to, as Favarh (pronounced FAY-var). Favarh is a chapter of the Arc, the world's largest community-based advocacy organization for people with intellectual, physical and developmental disabilities.

  • Founded by families of people living with disabilities in 1958, Favarh now serves more than 400 children, young adults, adults, seniors and families in Connecticut's Farmington Valley and beyond. We continue to be governed by families and employ more than 250 people, making us the largest employer in Canton and engage more than 200 volunteers.

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Theatre Rehearsal ~ Shrek

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Favarh, 225 Commerce Drive, Canton
Description: The first 2017 Theatre Rehearsal gathering will be 1/24/2017. It will be held at the new rehearsal location, 225 Commerce Drive, Canton, CT in the downstairs Community Learning Center room. Rehearsals will be every Tuesday until the performance 6/16, 17, and 18th (unless notified in advance). Rehearsals start PROMPTLY at 6:00pm-8:30pm. Arriving a few minutes ahead of time will ensure that rehearsals will start at 6:00pm.

The first meeting parents are welcome to join us. We will be explaining our expectations for the program, and rules and regulations will be explained thoroughly. We anticipate that parents/families will participate in the theatre program fundraising activities.

Contact Information:
Ronelle Cipolla
860-693-6662 ext. 116
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