A Friendship in the Making... 30+ Years with The Arc... A Story from the 13/14 Annual Report

April 13, 2015
Carol Cox and Renee Pierce have been friends for more than 30 years and roommates for nearly as long.  They first met through The Arc of Essex County’s ARCompany program - a workshop-like program in Orange where participants learn and develop… Read More

What is the ABLE Act and how will it help me? An Article from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior

April 1, 2015
An article from the Hinkle, Fingles & Prior Law and Disability E-Newsletter The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was recently signed into law by President Obama.   This is an exciting development in special needs planning and the… Read More

The Arc Day Programs Host an Art Exhibition

March 30, 2015
In 1987, Ronald Reagan declared March to be Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Now, in 2015, The Arc and our program participants continue to lead the way in promoting awareness of the strengths and achievements of Americans with… Read More

New Jersey Hills Covers Building Tomorrows Initiative

March 27, 2015
The Arc of Essex County’s 17th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K and 2-Mile Walk will be held in Brookdale Park, Bloomfield, on Saturday, April 25. All registered runners and walkers will be granted free admission to the Family Fun Fest which will take… Read More Highlights Upcoming Autism Awareness Event

March 27, 2015
On April 8 from 5pm-8pm, Raymour & Flannigan and Arc of Essex with host an Autism Awareness Open House event. The event will feature local community vendors providing fun, refreshments, and prizes. This event will benefit The Arc of Essex County… Read More