July 2022 Residential Corner

Residential Corner with images of four of The Arc of Essex County residences

For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following July 2022 openings:

Park Place Apartments New Development! Available 9/1/2022 (2 Male OR Female Vacancies)

  • Beautiful newly constructed, apartment-style living community located in Irvington.
  • One-bedroom apartments available.
  • Individual can be on Supports Program or CCP, with staffing available based on each  individual’s needs (ex. budgeting, scheduling, daily living skills, etc..)

Washington Avenue Residence (1 Male Vacancy)

  • 1 bedroom in 5-bedroom male group home in a quiet Montclair neighborhood
  • 24/7 staff supervision
  • Male residents enjoy demonstrating their growing independence in areas such as preparing small meals, doing their own laundry, and cleaning
  • Within walking distance of parks and shopping
  • Current housemates enjoy the community’s many recreational opportunities, such as bowling, miniature golf, movies, museums, picnics in the park, and local restaurants

Linden Supervised Apartment (1 Male OR Female Vacancy)

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 3-Bedroom Supervised Apartment
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large Two-Family Home with Great Front Porch
  • Located near public transportation and within walking distance of beautiful parks, shopping, and restaurants
  • Current roommates enjoy spending time pursuing their own interests such as reading, watching TV, being active, going on community outings, and through art and other creative outlets.

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 rlorusso@arcessex.org or by calling (973) 535-1181 ext. 1270.