Four Women to Call Roseland Home in Early 2016

January 15, 2016
In early 2016, The Arc of Essex County will welcome four ladies home to the 16th group home and 26th residential program operated by the agency.  Acquired in June of 2015, The Roseland group home is currently undergoing renovations including various… Read More

DCF Fee-for-Service Changes: Respite Services Impacted by State Transition

January 4, 2016
Beginning January 2016, the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) transitioned all respite services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities under the age of 21 from a contract-based system to a fee-for-service… Read More

18th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K-Run, 2-Mile Walk, and Family Fun Fest to Return April 16

December 28, 2015
On Saturday, April 16th The Arc of Essex County will host the 18th Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, 2-Mile Walk, and Family Fun Fest at Bloomfield’s Brookdale Park featuring a USATF sanctioned 5K, a fundraising walk, and fun fest complete with… Read More

Remembering Treasured Consumers

December 22, 2015
Michael Zablocki joined The Arc family in 1982, residing at the Nutley, Bloomfield, Belleville, and Seven Oaks Group Homes. While living at Belleville, Mike became best friends with another resident, John. They spent 20 years together, enjoying… Read More

The Arc of Essex County Spreads Holiday Cheer

December 22, 2015
The Arc of Essex County celebrated the holiday season in style with a number of our consumers this December.  Residents of The Arc of Essex County group homes and day program participants joined members from the West Essex UNICO on Sunday, December… Read More