Hotel Respite Program Enjoys Wildlife Show, Pottery, and More!

January 28, 2019
The weekend of January 26th was brimming with excitement for eleven adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities attending The Arc of Essex County's monthly Hotel Overnight Respite program. After checking into their rooms at the Embassy… Read More

Home Assistance Program Now Accepting New Families

January 21, 2019
The Arc of Essex County is currently accepting additional families into its Home Assistance Program (HAP). HAP provides services to low income families whose child has an intellectual or developmental disability in the areas of transportation,… Read More

Annual Appeal Success!

January 18, 2019
We did it!  Your generosity was record setting with more than $26,000 in annual appeal donations to date. Combined with a $29,000 contribution from the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development, The Arc of Essex County was able to… Read More

Remembering Former Livingston Mayor and Board Member Bob Leopold

January 16, 2019
G. Robert 'Bob' Leopold served on The Arc of Essex County’s Board of Directors for nearly 30 years.  During that time, he took on leadership positions as a trustee, advisory board member, as well as first and second Vice President.  The former Mayor… Read More

Adult Recreation Program Celebrates the Chinese New Year

January 14, 2019
On Friday, January 11th, members of The Arc of Essex County’s Community Inclusion program celebrated the Chinese New Year during the monthly World of Food program at its Creative Visions location in Orange, NJ. The group enjoyed making crafts,… Read More