Day Supports

Programs Designed to Enhance the Independence and Maximize The Potential Of Our Clients

Day Supports for Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Day Supports provides services that promote community integration, connection, and customized supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Supports are provided at the center and in the community with a focus on skill building, socialization, volunteer activities, and activities that promote health and wellness. Activities include visits to the library, museums, community events, parks, public gardens, local businesses, and more. Day Supports increase independence, self-advocacy, and create opportunities for people to thrive in their lives. Services are provided in an environment that is safe, conducive to learning, and promotes growth.

Our Day Service Programs Focus On:

Communication Skills

(Ex. expressive, written, interpersonal)

Vocational Skills

(Ex. job development, work, computer skills)

Personal Living Skills

(Ex. social, movement, hygiene)

Community Integration

(Ex. rec centers, book clubs, art programs)

Sensory Integration

(Ex. music, cause & effect, personal awareness)

Retirement Opportunities

(Ex. leisure activities, volunteer, current events)


FAQs About Day Supports

No. There are many opportunities for people to engage in activities outside the center walls e.g., visits to museums, time at the YMCA, time at local parks etc.

Yes. A person does not have to receive any other services to attend Day Supports.

No. We provide services to people through the waiver and private pay.


The Missoula Development Service Corporation is now The Arc Western Montana.

We are proud to share that Missoula Developmental Service Corporation (MDSC) is now The Arc Western Montana. This is not a change in name only; it is reflective of our new vision, revised mission, and updated values.

As The Arc Western Montana, we will build on the foundation MDSC established and provide forward-thinking, innovative, and exceptional services.

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