Volunteers Honored at Annual Stepping Stones Luncheon

June 14, 2019
On Wednesday, June 12th, The Candle Lighters and The Arc of Essex County paid tribute to the volunteers and staff of the Stepping Stones School during a luncheon celebration.  Hosted annually by The Candle Lighters and the parents of Stepping Stones… Read More

The Arc Receives 2 Grants Totaling $8,000 for Camp Hope

June 12, 2019
The Newark Fresh Air Fund recently awarded The Arc of Essex County’s Camp Hope a $4,000 grant to provide camping experiences for children and young adults from under served communities with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Greater… Read More

Adult Recreation Program Hits the Casino in the Poconos

June 10, 2019
On Sunday, June 9th, The Arc of Essex County’s Community Inclusion Program took a trip to Mt. Airy Casino in the Poconos. The group had a wonderful time playing the slot machines and visiting the gift shop.  They also took a break in-between all the… Read More

The June 2019 Edition of The Guardian is Now Available

June 7, 2019
The June 2019 edition of The Guardian is now available. Articles include: The Arc Partners with Oak Knoll School’s Softball Team for Parents Night Out The Arc’s Saturday Group Respite Participates in Fishing Derby Annual Membership Meeting… Read More

School-to-Summer Transition

June 5, 2019
This article was originally published on Autism Educates on April 21, 2019. With summer just around the corner for many families, I wanted to share a few strategies that may make the transition much easier for you and your child. Use a calendar… Read More