The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) is a national, nonprofit trade association representing more than 1,200 private community providers of services to people with disabilities. Combined, we service over 800,000 individuals with disabilities and work to:
We offer leadership and represent the needs and interests of private providers before Congress and federal agencies, continually advocating for the crucial role private providers play in enhancing and supporting the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
We provide organization, professional and leadership development; networking opportunities and services; share innovations and leading practice in service delivery; and create partnerships and collaborations that support our members in offering quality supports and services.
Our goal is to be the indispensable leader, resource and advocate for a diverse private disability services network that ensures full citizenship and engaged community participation for people with disabilities of all ages.
Our mission is to advance the ability of our members in supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to fully participate in their communities.
Influence responsible federal public policy to protect and promote quality services
Obtain resources to attract and retain a quality workforce
Shape, innovate and transition to the emerging environment of long-term services and supports including health care integration.