October 17th, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute as they discuss state services for children under 21 and transition into the system of adult services for 21+. We will give an overview on the importance of SSI and Medicaid.

For additional information and to register, click here.

November 4th, 2017

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Parent Forum and Opportunity Expos are held throughout the state and consist of a Parent Forum with workshops (45-60 minutes) on specific topics including: support coordination, the continuum of community services, financial planning, eligibility requirements, and where to find help.

The Opportunity Expo features a variety of exhibitors including: state and county government entities, community service providers, service coordinators, local health care support and recreation providers, additional information and referral services. Families will be exposed to resources and services in their area.

The November 4th Parent Forum and Opportunity Expo will take place at New Beginnings School in Fairfield, NJ.

For additional information and to register, click here.

November 7th, 2017

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A grandparent’s support is invaluable to a family caring for a child with a disability. As the financial and legal issues facing the family change over time, grandparents can help bolster a long-term plan for the grandchild’s care that will have long-lasting positive effects on an entire family.

For additional information and to register, click here.

November 13th, 2017

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

United Way Caregivers Coalition invites you to attend this special presentation addressing supportive housing options. We will have expert speakers, including a family member sharing an experience about overcoming housing challenges for a loved one, and Rose House’s Community Living Program. We will also have wonderful community providers with resources to help guide families through an often-challenging process.

Join us as Linda C. Lucas, CEO; Rebecca Lorusso, Director of Residential Services; and Melissa Soules, Senior Director of Support Program Services with The Arc of Essex County discuss supportive housing, options, and ways to access those options.

See below for additional information and how to register.

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