El ARCA or the East Los Angeles Remarkable Citizens' Association, is a community based, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1965 to provide services to the developmentally disabled population of the community. Located in Los Angeles, the organization operates an adult day health care center and provides health, therapeutic, educational and recreational services to developmentally disabled individuals. The institution s multipurpose center operates an adult development center, adult day support center, community-based residential facilities and a transportation department. The adult development center offers services for the development of functional, cognitive and behavioral skills required for integration into the community. The services include daily living skills, self care skills, independent living, community integration, self-advocacy, interpersonal skills and normalization skills.