Honor Your Loved One or Advertise Your Business to More Than 750 Run/Walk Attendees

February 28, 2020
The Arc of Essex County will host the 22nd Annual Building Tomorrows 5k Run, Fundraising Walk, and Fun Fest on Saturday, April 25th at The Clipper Pavilion in South Mountain Recreation Complex.  Attracting more than 750 attendees, the event’s new… Read More

Adult Recreation Program Explores the Liberty Science Center

February 24, 2020
Members of The Arc of Essex County’s Adult Recreation program spent the day at Liberty Science Center on Sunday, February 23rd.  The group enjoyed experiencing interactive, hands-on exhibits about the local ecosystem, peering inside a honey bee hive,… Read More

Children’s Saturday Recreation Program Visits the Thomas Edison Museum

February 24, 2020
The Arc of Essex County’s Children’s Saturday Recreation Program stepped back in time on Saturday, February 22 when they visited Thomas Edison’s laboratory and library in West Orange.   The group learned about a time when machines were run by belts… Read More

Growing the Legacy - Read the 2018-2019 Annual Report Today

February 19, 2020
Seventy years of service and we are just hitting our stride.  The Arc of Essex County was founded by a group of parents who wanted to ensure a brighter future for their children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  They envisioned a… Read More

Celebrating Valentine’s Day All Month Long

February 17, 2020
Valentine’s fun began early at The Arc of Essex County when the Adult Recreation and Respite program met for a day of confectionary making on Sunday, January 26th.  Participants enjoyed making chocolate covered pretzels and strawberries as well as… Read More