The Gift that Keeps on Giving; Make a Year-End Gift Today!

November 16, 2016
Thanks to your past generosity, in 2016 The Arc of Essex County provided a staggering 80,000 hours of respite to 350 children and adults, families and caregivers.  Read the full 2016 Annual Appeal to see the full impact of your donations. Then, make… Read More

The Arc of NJ Issues Action Alert Regarding DSP Shortage

November 8, 2016
On Tuesday, November 8th, The Arc of New Jersey issued an action alert regarding the New Jersey Department of Human Services budget listening session: The Department of Human Services is working on determining funding priorities for Fiscal Year… Read More

The November 2016 Edition of The Guardian is Now Available

November 3, 2016
The November 2016 edition of The Guardian is now available.  Articles include: The Arc's Top 10 Things You Need to Know about the NJ CAT Spooktacular Fun at The Arc of Essex County! 2017 5K Run/2 Mile Walk Moves to New Location Save the Date… Read More

The Arc's Top 10 Things You Need to Know about the NJ CAT

November 2, 2016
As the state continues its transition to a fee-for-service model, families must complete an assessment that measures their loved ones needs in the areas of self-care, behavioral, and medical supports.  This assessment, called the New Jersey… Read More

Let's Make a Difference Together - The Arc Seeks New Winter Apparel for the HAP Program

November 1, 2016
Throughout the month of November, The Arc of Essex County will collect new (with tags) winter apparel for low income children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  Please consider donating new winter coats,… Read More