August 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 August 2022 openings:

(NEW!) Irvington Apartments (1 Male Vacancy)

  • Supervised apartment with condo-style living, designed for individuals who have mastered a number of skills and are looking for the independence and privacy
  • Staff supervision is designed to maximize independence and developmental potential; available for training, guidance, and assistance
  • State-of-the-art kitchen
  • Easy access to transportation
  • Walking distance to stores and restaurants
  • Off-street parking

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 Vacancy)

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 3-Bedroom Supervised Apartment in Bloomfield
  • 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.

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.