Vision Statement: BARC Development Services will assist and support individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism to reach their fullest potential, lead happy lives and contribute to their community.
Please see below for up to date information for the agencies response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Effective 11/21/2020 Vocational Services: To ensure the safety and welfare of the individuals we serve, BPSQ and BPSW have closed until further notice due to community spread of COVID-19, in compliance with ODP guidelines.
11/09/2020 UPDATE FROM VOCATIONAL SERVICES: Please see the memo below.
11/10/2020 Residential Visitor Policy Update
Below is an update for the agencies ICF Residential Reopening Plan. This plan is available in a seven page pdf format. The plan was created by Residential Director Eric Macklin.
Thank you to our incredible staff and contractors for their supports to our children and adults over the past several months. A true example of dedication, compassion and resilience.
EARLY INTERVENTION UPDATE: Parents are offered the services according to their child’s Individualized Family Service Plan by teleintervention. Early Intervention team members are providing support and strategies to each family via a convenient platform. Families that prefer not to participate in teleintervention services are on hold until face to face service is allowed.
As we work closely with our government entities regarding the ever changing information regarding COVID-19, we ask that you please check our Facebook page and website (barcprograms.org) frequently for the most up to date information regarding our services. We appreciate your patience as we navigate this rapidly changing situation.
Who We Are
We are people with disabilities and the members, parents, and staff who support them…We are guided by a volunteer board of directors.
We were founded in 1951 by parents of children with developmental delays. These parents sought growth and achievement opportunities for their children. Today we serve over 700 individuals from birth through retirement.
Early Intervention Programs
We help infants and toddlers develop a variety of skills through our Early Intervention Program. The family is central in planning supports for their child.
We support individuals in their homes through our Residential Program. The supports we provide are as varied as the dreams of the people we serve.
We help develop work skills needed by individuals to earn wages through our Vocational Services Program and our Production Services Program. The JOBS Program offers community based employment services for disabled adults; for more information on JOBS Click Here
Those who choose to work within BARC Developmental Services do so in a multi-faceted environment that allows each associate to perform, grow and succeed. Because we are a growth-oriented, creative agency we seek associates with wide ranging skills and backgrounds to join our team. Many of our employees feel strongly about what we do here at BARC, to read some of their testimonies, click the link to be redirected to our careers page. Read More