Stepping Stones School Celebrates the Fall Season

November 2, 2021
With pumpkin crafts, football games, Halloween costumes, and more, the students at Stepping Stones School have been immersed in autumn activities.  The annual Fall Festival, held on October 15, was not as expansive as during non-Covid times, but… Read More

Help Families in Need with The Arc’s Winter Coat Drive

November 2, 2021
Each year, throughout the month of November, The Arc of Essex County strives to improve the lives of low-income children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as their families by collecting new (tags included) winter… Read More

Novartis Provides Grant for Telemedicine Service

November 2, 2021
The Novartis US Foundation has awarded a grant of $4,000 to The Arc of Essex County to continue physician telemedicine service agreements for The Arc’s group homes.   Telemedicine services brings both the health community and The Arc’s group home… Read More

The Arc of Essex County Remembers Fred McGraw

November 2, 2021
Fred McGraw, an Essex County native, moved into the Branchbrook group home in 2015 and subsequently to the Belmont group home before his passing in October.   Fred was a very sweet man.  He was lucky to have his mom and aunt’s support into his… Read More

Recreation Program Attendees Enjoy a Lunch Cruise and Halloween Bash

November 2, 2021
It’s been a bustling fall for our community inclusion, recreation, and respite consumers and staff.  A last-minute closure of the Bear Mountain Inn didn’t stop our friends from enjoying a special event on October 17. The Arc staff quickly adapted… Read More