Friendship Clubs For People With Special Needs
The National Federation of Arch Clubs is the umbrella body in Ireland for 50 friendship clubs catering for people with special needs.
From the formation of one club in Dundrum to 50 clubs nationwide, Arch has continued to grow, with up to 2000 club members enjoying various club activities around the country. Well done to all the volunteers, committee members, fundraisers and parents who help to make their clubs possible.
Arch Clubs provide a secure social environment for people with special needs. We aim to enhance and enrich the lives of people with special needs and their families by providing choices, opportunities and respect for all those who have special needs in community-based Arch Clubs.