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Achieve With Us

It all began with a search for opportunity … for hope… for our children, for our families, for our community. Sixty years later we are now more than 700 chapters strong.

As we grow, opportunity must come to mean even more…  understanding… inclusion …independence… respect.  It means creating opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, protecting human rights for your children, for young adults, for young families and for older families.

The Arc leads the way. The Arc creates a path; it provides support, hope, representation and information.  We have a strong voice. Together we make a difference. Together we have the power to achieve.

Upcoming Events

May 3rd, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

DDD’s Commitment to Employment: Individual/Family-Focused Version

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is committed to ensuring that everyone receiving services has an opport…

May 7th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Livingston Kiwanis Annual Barry Ross Arc Day Carnival

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their familiesare invited to attend the annual Barry Ro…

Jun 11th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Camp Hope Annual Family Fun Day & Open House

Join The Arc of Essex County for our annual Camp Hope Family Fun Day & Open House on Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. …