United Way of Northern NJ to Host a Munch & Learn Dinner Presentation for Caregivers - Jan. 27

January 7, 2015
The United Way of Northern New Jersey will host a Munch and Learn dinner presentation on Tuesday, January 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Sunrise of West Essex in Fairfield to address “What Caregivers Need to Know about Recent Developments in Long Term… Read More

Seton Hall Prep and The Arc of Essex County Partner for Inaugural Fun & Friends Carnival

January 6, 2015
On Sunday, January 11, The Arc of Essex County and Seton Hall Prep will host the inaugural Fun & Friends Carnival.  Featuring games, entertainment, prizes, and more, this event is sure to be a hit.  Registration is free for individuals with a… Read More

Crisis Averted Thanks to The Hyde and Watson Foundation

January 5, 2015
The Hyde and Watson Foundation generously provided funds in the amount of $7,700 to replace the boiler unit at the Crisis Respite group home.  The Arc’s Crisis Respite Program provides adults with a community residence setting on a temporary or… Read More

5K Run and Walk Scheduled for April 25; Student Ambassador Applications Coming Soon

January 5, 2015
Save the date for The Arc of Essex County’s 17th Annual Building Tomorrows 5k run, two-mile walk, and Family Fun Fest scheduled for April 25, 2015 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, N.J. This USATF-sanctioned event will raise needed funds to support… Read More

Updates & Resources: Fee-For-Service Transition

January 5, 2015
The New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) anticipates launching their new fee-for-service system beginning July 1, 2015. During the transition from a contract-based service system to a Medicaid-based, fee-for-service system, service… Read More