Family Visits Resume for Group Home Residents

July 17, 2020
As statewide Coronavirus cases continue to decline and New Jersey eased restrictions placed on community living programs, The Arc of Essex County began allowing families to visit their loved ones living in its residential programs.  The visits began… Read More

Virtual Therapy Milestone for Stepping Stones Early Intervention Student

July 16, 2020
Shortly after stay-at-home orders were put in place in mid-March, The Arc of Essex County’s early intervention programs began offering therapies virtually.  With the ongoing, virtual support, one Stepping Stones EI participant recently learned how to… Read More

Camp Hope Opens for the 2020 Season

July 14, 2020
The Arc of Essex County’s Camp Hope program opened for the 2020 season on Monday, July 13.  Although modified from previous summers, the 2020 camp focus remains the same with an emphasis on fun, friendship, safety and learning.  Week 1 kicked off… Read More

Arc Branded Masks Now For Sale

July 8, 2020
Are you in need of reusable face masks?  If so, visit The Arc of Essex County’s online store to purchase Arc branded masks and support the agency’s mission.  Arc face masks are 3-layer, high quality masks made of a nano micro fiber outer shell, 100%… Read More

Elmo Visits the Oakwood Group Home for Backyard Sing-a-long; Virtual Activities Continue

July 6, 2020
On Sunday, July 5th, Sesame Street star, Elmo, visited the Oakwood Group Home for a special, socially distanced backyard sing-a-long.  A treat for the residents sponsored by one of their siblings, everyone thoroughly enjoyed the 40 minute show… Read More