Group Living, Inc.

“A Disability should not prevent a person from being a vital part of the community.”

Group Living, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization providing normalization skills and living assistance to adults with developmental disabilities.  Our mission is to help each individual attain the highest level of independence of which he or she is capable.

Our Services

Components of Assistance and Empowerment

Supportive Living Assistance     Adult Day Services    MEDICAID WAIVER SERVICES  


Get Involved

Be a part of this great organization.  Your help is crucial for the people we serve to continue their skill development and livelihoods. You may make a tax deductible donation to the Endowment Fund by sending your check to: Group Living, Inc., Attn. Jane Lucas, 700 Main St, Suite 200, Arkadelphia,  AR 71923

Donate with credit card or PayPal or print and mail a Donation Form to Yukiko Taylor, PO Box 159, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

Qualifying Criteria

In order to qualify for all programs of Group Living, Inc., other than Medicaid Waiver, you must be between the ages of 18 and 21 with a diploma or certificate of completion, or age 21 or older with self help skills and possess one of the following developmental disabilities:  Intellectual Disability-Autism-Cerebral Palsy-Epilepsy.

*Group Living, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, sexual preference or national origin in programs and activities as per the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you are eligible for Medicaid, other health care, or human services, you cannot be denied assistance because of race, color, sexual preference, or national origin. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) enforces the Title VI as well as other civil rights laws. *

Our Components

Adult Development Center          

The ADC provides instruction in a variety of daily living skills. The clients have opportunities to participate in music, arts, crafts and recreational activities such as exercise and field trips.

Beehive Store

The Beehive Store is a resale shop that provides training and employment for a number of clients in the Group Living program.  The resale items are donated by the citizens of Arkadelphia and surrounding areas.

Housecleaning Services

Our two supervised crews of clients clean businesses, homes and churches in the Arkadelphia area.

Medicaid Waiver Services

Individuals receive an array of home and community based services.  The program is intended to prevent unnecessary institutionalization and to assist individuals obtain a safe living arrangement in the least restrictive environment.

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens opened in June of 2005.  Ten clients own condominiums.   A community building is available for the use of the residents of Lucas Gardens.


Individuals served receive support to help them live in their own homes or apartments.  The level of support received from the Group Living staff is based upon individual needs.  Types of support include but are not limited to: help with bill paying and money management, nutrition and meal planning, shopping, transportation, socialization and community access.


Group Living, Inc. provides services for adults with developmental disabilities.  We currently receive reimbursement for meals through the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be available at no charge or at a reduced charge to enrolled persons at Group Living, Inc. Group Living, Inc. is in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and is operated, managed, and delivers services without regard to age, religion, sex, color, race, sexual orientation, or national origin.  If you are interested in learning more about the services we provide, or applying for services, contact Bretta McCain at or call 870-246-5849. 

To file a complaint of discrimination write to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication should contact USDA’S TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice of TTY) or contact USDA thought the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  

For more information about Group Living, Inc. please visit our website at

Group Living, Inc. is in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and is operated, managed, and delivers services without regard to age, religion, sex, color, race, sexual orientation or national origin.