The Association régionale de la côte ouest (ARCO) is an incorporated, not-for-profit organization. ARCO was founded in 1995 and is the umbrella organization for the region's three Francophone associations. The organization manages the community sector of the Centre scolaire et communautaire Sainte-Anne. ARCO is governed by a board of directors made up of members of the three Francophone associations.
ARCO's mission is to protect, promote, and ensure the development of the French language and culture within the Francophone population on the west coast of Newfoundland. Planning and coordination are central to this mission and to the community's overall development.
They are 3 francophone communities on Port-au-Port peninsula. Each community had is one local association, member of ARCO, which organise sociocultural activities.
These associations organize sociocultural activities for everyone: