Arca Cooperativa Sociale r.l. was established in 1983 and deals with the management of social, welfare and educational services designed and provided privately and in agreement with public administrations, employs about 1200 people and has around 800 members, in 2017 reported  a revenue of over 25 millions of euros.

Arca intervenes in the territorial area of the Provinces of Florence, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Pisa, Pistoia and Siena with services aimed at the elderly, minors, the disabled, drug addicts, early childhood and people with mental illness.

 

Intrernational projects and events:

The Autonomy Path: Mutual Learning Seminar on accompaniment for social and work integration of disadvantaged people, in particular people with mental, physical and psychosocial disabillities in CEI countries  - Program of the Public Conference

 

Publications

Brochure Arca 

The Autonomy Paths " Best Practice collections"

ARCA - Guidelines for the education and the care of the young children

MECEC+Final Publication - THE INTERCULTURAL NEEDS OF EDUCATORS IN EARLY CHILDHOD SERVICES