Coronavirus Update

August 28, 2020
Dear Members of The Arc Family:Although it seems as if the state of NJ has been starting and stopping through re-opening phases, The Arc of Essex County continues to move deliberately and consistently through our plans for programs and services to… Read More

Camp Hope Success

August 28, 2020
On Friday, August 13th, The Arc of Essex County wrapped up the 2020 camp season, one marked by the unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic.  In total, more than 60 campers, 78 percent of whom were under the age of 21, enjoyed the abbreviated, 5-week camp… Read More

Summer 2020 Featured Backyard Activities and Pool Visits for Residents

August 21, 2020
While in-person day programming is still suspended in the state of New Jersey, The Arc of Essex County is ensuring summer fun for adults in its residential programs.  When the 2020 camp season came to a close in mid-August, The Arc of Essex County… Read More

Virtual Recreation Programs Continue to Entertain

August 19, 2020
As The Arc of Essex County rolls out additional virtual programming throughout the month of August, two favorites emerged:  game day and movie day.  Hosted by The Arc’s Senior Manager of Community Services, Dacia King-Sarkodie, game day continued to… Read More

Staff Highlight: Richard Ogunbote

August 11, 2020
Richard Ogunbote is a dedicated, compassionate member of The Arc of Essex County’s residential team who has worked at the Seven Oaks group home in Orange for nearly 5 years.  Recognized by his colleagues and superiors alike, Richard is a “natural”… Read More