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

The Arc of Essex County’s Residential Corner - March Openings

March 3, 2020
For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following March 2020 openings: Bloomfield Supervised Apartment (1 Vacancy) 24/7 Staff Supervision Apartment-style living in a multi-family, Arc of Essex… Read More

Transition Open House Taking Place May 6th in Maplewood

March 2, 2020
Do you have a loved one who is getting ready to graduate and move on to the adult world?  If so, join us on Wednesday, May 6th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at our Opportunity Zone Day Program in Maplewood for a Transition Open House.  Parents and guardians… Read More

DCF Funding Applications Available for 2020 Camp Season

February 28, 2020
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families, which serves children up to age 21, is currently accepting requests from families for financial assistance toward the 2020 summer camp season. Completed applications for both Financial Support… Read More