Annual Membership Meeting - The Journey to Community Housing with Supports

June 19th, 2017

Starts at 7:00 am, ends at 9:00 am

Join The Arc of Essex County, for our Annual Membership Meeting and a free housing workshop on Monday, June 19th at 7 p.m presented by The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute, and the Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHA). Speakers will discuss how to utilize SHA’s recently published housing guide, The Journey to Community Housing with Supports, to assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in New Jersey. Attendees will learn: 

  • Various housing models available in New Jersey
  • How innovative elements from the guide can be incorporated into affordable housing in a variety of residential settings
  • How to utilize the resources available from multiple sources to fund housing and supportive services
  • Challenges and clear opportunities associated with planning for independent living

Individuals and families interested in residential placement options should attend this session. Space is limited; RSVPs will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To register for the Annual Membership Meeting and free housing workshop, contact Ann Burleigh at aburleigh@arcessex.org or (973) 535-1181 ext. 1245 by Monday, June 12. 

**Respite care will be available to service recipients of The Arc of Essex County during this meeting. Please note your respite care needs when you RSVP.

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