Make a Difference While You Shop this Father’s Day!

May 22, 2019
Father’s Day is just around the corner. Planning to buy the father figure in your life a gift online?  If so, be sure to use Amazon Smile and make a difference while you shop! Visit and select The Arc of Essex County as your… Read More

The Arc Partners with Oak Knoll School’s Softball Team for Parents Night Out

May 20, 2019
On Friday, May 17th six young volunteers from the Oak Knoll School’s softball team attended The Arc of Essex County’s Parents Night Out program which provided parents with an evening of respite care for their children, giving them the opportunity to… Read More

Learn About Our New Sensory Initiative

May 15, 2019
Thanks to contributions and grants, The Arc of Essex County was able to outfit sensory rooms at each day program more than 20 years ago, becoming an early adopter of the equipment and technology.  While access to sensory rooms is a critical component… Read More

A Day of Fun and Games Annual Livingston Kiwanis Barry Ross/Arc Day Carnival

May 13, 2019
On Saturday, May 11th the Livingston Kiwanis held their Annual Barry Ross/Arc Day Carnival – opening the event to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, free of charge.  Named for Barry Ross – a long-time… Read More

The Arc’s Saturday Group Respite Participates in Fishing Derby

May 13, 2019
The Arc of Essex County’s West Caldwell and Orange Adult Saturday Respite programs took advantage of the beautiful May weather on Saturday, May 11th, spending the day at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside for the Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club’s… Read More