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65 Years in the Making - A Comprehensive Timeline from The 2013-2014 Annual Report

February 9, 2015
The 2013-2014 Annual Report theme, "Rooted in History," commemorates The Arc of Essex County's 65th anniversary.  Join us for a look at The Arc throughout the years, and to recognize the groups and individuals who made our 2013-2014 fiscal year… Read More

The Arc of Essex County Unveils Student Ambassador Program in Conjunction with the 2015 Building Tomorrows Initiative

February 9, 2015
Are you or is someone you know affected by an intellectual or developmental disability and have a story to share? The Arc of Essex County is looking for Student Ambassadors to represent the 2015 Building Tomorrows walk. An ambassador is the “face”… Read More

The Arc of New Jersey's Family Advocacy Program Issues Action Alert

February 6, 2015
Action Alert: Proposed Plan Will Significantly Impact DDD Programs The Arc of New Jersey's Family Advocacy Program wants to bring to your attention a proposed plan that will fundamentally shift the way services are provided to people with… Read More

The Arc of Essex County on Comcast Newsmakers

January 26, 2015
Melissa Soules, Director of Business Development at The Arc of Essex County discussed adult day services, the transition to a fee-for-service system, and how The Arc of Essex County can assist individuals and their families in identifying the best… Read More

The Arc of Essex County Awarded Grants Totaling $22K to Support Camp Hope

January 22, 2015
This week, The Arc of Essex County was awarded a series of grants totaling $22,000 to support the agency’s seven-week Camp Hope summer program. Generously provided by the Lillian Schenck Foundation and the Township of Irvington CDBG program, the… Read More

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