June 26: Coronavirus Update from the CEO

June 26, 2020
Dear Members of The Arc Family: As the state of NJ moves quickly through re-opening phases, The Arc of Essex County continues the planning for programs and services to re-open as we wait for guidelines and dates from state authorities. This complex… Read More

Staff Highlight: Sandra Washington

June 24, 2020
Sandra Washington, a member of The Arc’s direct support team at the Park Place Apartments program, has gone above and beyond for the residents in her care. She has not only worked tirelessly to ensure their health and safety, but also made it a… Read More

Annual Business and Membership Meeting Goes Virtual

June 19, 2020
On Tuesday, June 16th members of The Arc of Essex County tuned in for the first-ever virtual annual business and membership meeting.   During the meeting, hosted on GoToWebinar, members elected a new trustee and received a year in review complete… Read More

Self Advocate Caryn Bushko Appointed to The Arc’s Advisory Board

June 17, 2020
During the June Board meeting on Tuesday, June 16th, self-advocate, resident, and Day Program attendee of The Arc of Essex County, Caryn Bushko, was appointed to The Arc’s Board of Directors as an advisory board member.  Caryn joined The Arc family… Read More

Stepping Stones Celebrates Graduates with a Car Parade

June 17, 2020
Throughout the ongoing pandemic, Stepping Stones students continued their studies with classmates, teachers, and therapists through remote learning plans.  With stay-at-home orders still in place, staff devised a way to celebrate the accomplishments… Read More