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For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following December 2021 openings:

Belmont Group Home (1 Male Vacancy)

  • 1 bedroom available in this single-family style group home in a great Livingston neighborhood.
  • 24/7 staff supervision
  • Can accommodate residents with additional medical supports and aging needs
  • The residents have tight personal relationships and prefer quieter activities, but remain an active and fun-loving group

Terrace Group Home (1 Male Vacancy)

  • 1 bedroom available in 4-bedroom group home
  • 24/7 staff supervision
  • Recently renovated, single family, ranch-style home on a quiet, residential street in West Orange
  • Minutes from Eagle Rock Reservation, shopping, and recreation
  • The residents of this all male group home enjoy picnics at Liberty State Park, bowling, going to the mall to shop, and weekly restaurant nights (pre-COVID)

South Orange Supportive Living Apartment (1 Female Vacancy)

  • 1 bedroom available in a 2-bedroom apartment
  • Minimal community living support needs
  • Access to an emergency on-call system for added safety 24 hours a day
  • Apartment-style living in 5-floor building with elevator
  • Located steps from public transportation and South Orange’s vibrant downtown

For additional information about The Arc of Essex County’s residential services, click here.  If you are interested in pursuing independent living at one of the above properties, please contact The Arc’s Senior Director of Residential Services, Rebecca Lorusso via email at or by calling (973) 535-1181 ext. 1270.