Large Crowd Gathers for Annual Membership Meeting & Free Housing Workshop

June 27, 2017
More than 50 members of The Arc of Essex County attended the Annual Membership Meeting & Free Housing Workshop hosted on Monday, June 26th at the main office in Livingston.  Presented alongside The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute and the… Read More

Speaking Out Against Proposed Healthcare Reform

June 26, 2017
On Friday, June 23th Linda Lucas, CEO of The Arc of Essex County and long-time supporter and parent, Eileen Stuart, participated in a press conference with U.S. Senator Bob Menendez at the Newark Community Health Center.  During the press conference,… Read More

Home Depot Lends a Hand at Camp Hope

June 26, 2017
A team of 40 Home Depot volunteers visited Camp Hope on Saturday, June 24th to donate their time, materials, and talent to beautifying Camp Hope following months of renovations and improvements.  The team, which included volunteers from five local… Read More

Fatihyyah and Jamal Crowned King and Queen at Annual “Mardi Gras” Prom

June 23, 2017
On Thursday, June 22nd, The Arc of Essex County crowned the annual king and queen during the 2017 Prom, themed “Mardi Gras.”  Fatihyyah from Opportunity Zone and Jamal from Supportive Work Opportunities Program (SWOP) took home the titles. The prom,… Read More

Special Young Adults Wins Inaugural Bowling League

June 22, 2017
Throughout the months of May and June, teams from each Arc of Essex County Day Program competed for the title of champion in the inaugural bowling league.  Gathering weekly at Hy Way Bowl in Union, the competition was stiff, but one champion… Read More