The Arc Celebrates Five Stepping Stones Graduates

June 20, 2019
It was a full house the morning of Tuesday, June 18th as families, staff, and volunteers packed the Stepping Stones gym for the school’s annual completion ceremony and graduation.  The 2019 school year concluded with the graduation of five students.… Read More

Just 3 Boxes Remain to Fully Fund New Sensory Initiative!

June 18, 2019
Thanks to donors like you, 27 individuals in The Arc of Essex County's services have already begun customizing "Sensory-to-Go" boxes tailored to meet their individual needs.  However, there are still 3 more individuals who could use your help! Meet… Read More

Volunteers Honored at Annual Stepping Stones Luncheon

June 14, 2019
On Wednesday, June 12th, The Candle Lighters and The Arc of Essex County paid tribute to the volunteers and staff of the Stepping Stones School during a luncheon celebration.  Hosted annually by The Candle Lighters and the parents of Stepping Stones… Read More

The Arc Receives 2 Grants Totaling $8,000 for Camp Hope

June 12, 2019
The Newark Fresh Air Fund recently awarded The Arc of Essex County’s Camp Hope a $4,000 grant to provide camping experiences for children and young adults from under served communities with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Greater… Read More

Adult Recreation Program Hits the Casino in the Poconos

June 10, 2019
On Sunday, June 9th, The Arc of Essex County’s Community Inclusion Program took a trip to Mt. Airy Casino in the Poconos. The group had a wonderful time playing the slot machines and visiting the gift shop.  They also took a break in-between all the… Read More