Katie Steck, Director of Experiences

PH: 830-625-5911 ext 208

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ABOUT Desert Arc

Tennis With The Stars is proud to support Desert Arc in 2019 as co-event beneficiary. A portion of all event proceeds with benefit Desert Arc. Cliff Drysdale Tennis provides a recreational and therapeutic tennis program for Desert Arc adults at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort tennis courts.

Desert Arc, since 1959, has been serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the community by enhancing their quality of life and creating opportunities. This vital nonprofit organization has created a wide range of programs for its 700 participants including onsite vocational training, work teams, sports and recreation, volunteering in the community or individual placements with job coaching services at community business sites.  The Desert Arc crews provide many business services to their community Business Partners, thus generating a variety of employment opportunities for the people it serves. Some of these business services include Cafeteria, Contract Fulfillment, Custodial, Landscape Maintenance, Recycling, and Shredding services.

Desert Arc’s main headquarters are located on Country Club Drive in Palm Desert, consisting of three buildings totaling 50,000 square feet of space.  In addition, Desert Arc has a Recycling and Shredding Division in Indio, as well as, a satellite facility in Yucca Valley.  A robust transportation system provides the people it serves with the means to get to and from home to work sites and volunteer opportunities daily.

For more information regarding Desert Arc, phone (760) 346-1611 or visit