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Desert Arc

Enhancing the Quality of Life and Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Development Programs

Providing Opportunities for Socialization, Skill Building and Community Activities

Employment Services

Provide Training and Support to Adults with Disabilities

Supported Living Services

Empowering Individuals to Live as Independently as Possible

Business Services

Shredding, Recycling, Janitorial, Landscape, Fulfillment


Desert Arc Mission Statement

Desert Arc has championed the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1959. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and create opportunities for people with disabilities.

Contact Desert Arc to donate or learn about our disability services and programs.

Business Services

Shredding – Business | Residential

Everyone has sensitive material that needs to be disposed of securely, from confidential documents, computer hard drives to proprietary materials. Desert Arc offers the only local, certified, high-security mobile and off-site shredding service. Every shredding customer is provided a Certificate of Destruction.

Easy to use pick-up or drop-off service to meet your commercial or residential needs.

Call Us to Schedule 760-404-1370



We are committed to helping our community by providing a quick and convenient way to dispose of unwanted recyclable materials including E-waste. 

Commercial & Residential Recycling Services Available

  • Weekly Commercial Recycling Services
  • Designated Recycler with the cities of Palm Desert, Indio, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and La Quinta.


Are you looking for a reliable crew to provide professional and quality janitorial services? Desert Arc’s janitorial teams are trained, efficient and competitively priced!


Desert Arc’s Landscape Maintenance Division provides a wide array of landscaping services. Our trained staff will meet your Landscaping and Irrigation needs with competitive and cost-effective pricing. 

CA License #1021561

Fulfillment / Assembly

Desert Arc’s Order Fulfillment Division performs large or small assembly, packaging & fulfillment jobs for businesses, government agencies, and others.

Hiring our workers allows customers the flexibility to utilize their employees elsewhere, and in some cases, eliminate the need to hire temporary help.


Fundraising Event Reservations


Client Services

Development Programs

Desert Arc’s Development Programs provide opportunities for socialization, skill building and community activities to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Supported Living Programs

For Your Independence Program provides living skills training in two distinctly different programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Employment Programs

Desert Arc’s Employment Programs provide training, support and employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, taking into consideration each client’s unique skills and needs.  

Support Services Programs

Desert Arc offers support services such as transportation and cafeteria services. The Transportation Program assists individuals with transportation to and from their program or work site. Cafeteria Services provides nutritious meals and snacks on a daily basis.