The Arc of East Middlesex is a non-profit charitable corporation founded in 1954 by parents of children with mental retardation. While we now go by The Arc of East Middlesex, our legal name remains EMARC - East Middlesex Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc.
Our mission is to provide and promote services and supports for persons with intellectual disabilities and their families. We annually serve over 700 people from Burlington, Everett, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading,
Saugus, Stoneham, Wakefield and Woburn.