Read Across America Celebration at Stepping Stones

March 6, 2020
Each year, staff, day program participants, and family members join the Stepping Stones students in celebration of Read Across America.  The week-long initiative designed to foster a love of reading kicked off on March 2nd.  Throughout the course of… Read More

Day Program Group Tours Happening the Last Wednesday of the Month

March 4, 2020
Are you or a loved on interested in learning more about The Arc of Essex County’s programs and services?  Register to tour our innovative Day Programs the last Wednesday of each month, beginning Wednesday, March 25 at our Opportunity Zone Day Program… Read More

New Health & Wellness Classes Added to Children’s Recreation Program

March 4, 2020
The Arc of Essex County’s Department of Children’s Services is excited to announce the addition of a Health and Wellness program with personal trainer, registered behavior technician, and special needs mom, Yomi Karade.  Held on Sunday, April 5 and… Read More

Back-to-Back Wins for SYA

March 4, 2020
The Arc of Essex County’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Bulletin Board Contest returned last month with each Adult Day Program creating an “Our Time to Shine” themed bulletin board.  Voting opened on Facebook on Wednesday, February 5th… Read More

Good News! Gov Murphy Funds DSP Wage Increase in His FY 2021 budget

March 3, 2020
This article originally appeared on the Coalition for a DSP Living Wage website on Monday, March 2, 2020. Some good news! Governor Murphy delivered his annual budget address on this past Tuesday, February 25 and he is proposing $42 million in the… Read More