Open Arms Care (OAC) is a nonprofit organization that provides residential and therapeutic services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the state of Tennessee. Our Mission: Supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to reach their maximum potential and lead dignified meaningful lives. Our Vision: The vision of Open Arms Care is to be the recognized leader in providing innovative services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are committed to Performance Excellence and Fiscal Integrity leading to Sustainability and Growth. We are committed to be a valued and trusted member of the communities we serve. We will Make a Positive Difference. At OAC we strive to help our clients reach their maximum potential through life skill development, vocational services, recreational therapy and community integrations.
OAC Memphis Day Program and Support Office
Memphis operation of OAC is the host agency in the Mid-South for the national End the R Word campaign in local schools.
OAC Art Program that provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities the tools for self expression.
Clients participating in the art program offer their work for sale in the community. 100% of the sales go directly to the client artist.
It's makes me feel great knowing that I am helping someone very important.
I get to witness our clients achieve goals that society deemed impossible!
I truly care for the people here at OAC. They depend on me to do my best daily.
I have freedom and flexibility to balance work and life.
It has taught me how important it is to work with clients with intellectual disabilities.