Stepping Stones Visits the Turtle Back Zoo

September 24, 2019
The Arc of Essex County welcomed students back to its Stepping Stones School on Thursday, September 5th and everyone has been busy learning ever since.  They kicked off the beginning of the school year with a much anticipated field trip to the Turtle… Read More

The Arc Remembers Shakia Reeves

September 19, 2019
Also known as KeKe to friends and staff, Shakia joined The Arc of Essex County’s Opportunity Zone Day Program in March of 2014. Best remembered by her infectious smile, she also took great pride in her appearance, making sure to always look her best.… Read More

The Arc of Essex County Goes Skydiving at iFly Paramus

September 17, 2019
The Arc of Essex County’s Self Advocacy group joined the New Jersey Self Advocacy Project on Monday, September 16th at iFly Paramus as part of its #HealthyLifestylesProject!  The group channeled their adventurous spirit, overcame fears, and became… Read More

Pre-Vocational Job Training Program Continues to Expand

September 16, 2019
The Arc of Essex County marked the beginning of Disability Employment Awareness Month with an expansion of our prevocational and job training programs.  Kwame, Sharif, Steven, and Melvin, who graduated from the Villa program in July, began their work… Read More

Low Cost Fee- for- Service Guardianship Services

September 11, 2019
This article is a reprint from the Community Health Law Project. WHAT: Uncontested guardianship matters for clients who are seeking guardianship of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. To obtain guardianship, the person must be… Read More