20th Annual Building Tomorrows Event is Less Than a Month Away!

April 4, 2018
The Arc of Essex County’s largest grassroots event returns to the Clipper Pavilion in West Orange, NJ on Saturday, April 28th.  The Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk, and Fun Fest features a USATF sanctioned 500 Point Grand Prix race and a… Read More

Voting Opens Monday, April 9th for the Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Photo Contest

April 3, 2018
Throughout the month of March, friends and family of The Arc of Essex County submitted photos of their loved ones that celebrate their unique personalities and demonstrate their enthusiasm to achieve.  The Arc’s selection committee identified 10… Read More

Taking a Trip with a Special-Needs Traveler

March 30, 2018
This article was originally published by in the Star Ledger on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Let reservation agents, gate agents, and flight attendants know that you or someone you are traveling with has special needs. Book early to get seats you… Read More

Tributes from Winter 2018

March 28, 2018
Tributes are a beautiful way to acknowledge those you care for, and at the same time, help those in need.  To purchase a tribute, please call Ann Burleigh at (973) 535-1181 ext. 1245 or visit The Arc of Essex County's website here. SPECIAL… Read More

A Note from Linda Lucas, CEO of The Arc of Essex County

March 26, 2018
On behalf of The Arc of Essex County and the individuals and families we serve, I’d like to acknowledge and express my sincere appreciation for the tremendous dedication our employees displayed throughout the month of March.  Thanks to the… Read More