Category: June 2024

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Act Now: Advocate for Increased FY25 Budget Funding for People with IDD

An Action Alert from The Arc of New Jersey: Tell the Senate President, Assembly Speaker and Budget Committee Chairs that we need to fund the following priorities in the FY25 Budget: Waiting List - The Governor included enough money to move 400 people off the List. We need $13 million more to move an additional 200 individuals, bringing the total to 600 people off the Waiting List in FY25.  DSPs - The Budget must include $42 million in the FY25 Budget to increase DSP wages by $1.25 an hour. DCF Camp Rates - We need $2.2 million to increase the camp rates which have only gone up by $2 [...]

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The Arc of Essex County logo. Text: RESIDENTIAL CORNER. Underneath the text, a photo of a yellow house, a photo of an apartment building, a photo of a brick house with a ramp.

June 2024 Residential Corner

For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following June 2024 openings: West Caldwell Group Home (1 Male or Female Vacancy) Single-family style home in a quaint neighborhood 24/7 supervision Care given based on individual needs Group enjoys taking day trips together, pursuing hobbies at home, and enjoying backyard picnics Washington Avenue Residence (1 Male vacancy) Single-family style group home in a quiet Montclair neighborhood 24/7 supervision Within walking distance of parks and shopping Residents enjoy going on local trips together Orange Community Residence (1 Male or Female Vacancy) 24/7 supervision Single-family style group home located in a turn-of-the-century mansion with spacious living areas Co-ed living arrangement with [...]

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