The Candle Lighters Annual Tricky Tray to Benefit The Arc of Essex County on March 12th

January 9, 2017
Registration is now open for The Candle Lighters' 23rd Annual Tricky Tray on Sunday, March 12 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ.   Proceeds from the event will go towards unfunded and underfunded programs of The Arc of Essex County like Stepping… Read More

The January 2017 Edition of The Guardian is Now Available

January 6, 2017
The January 2017 edition of The Guardian is now available.  Articles include: 8-Week Performing Arts Clinic Concludes with Holiday Performance Essex CDBG Funds New Vehicle and Main Office and Group Home Improvements 30 Residential Properties… Read More

Create Play Campaign Sets Sights on Completing New Playground and Splash Pad

January 5, 2017
Since Camp Hope wrapped its 60th season in August, The Arc of Essex County, in partnership with the Township of East Hanover, have been busy transforming the camp grounds.  In September, the existing camp buildings were demolished, making room for a… Read More

30 Residential Properties Fully Licensed During Annual Reviews

January 3, 2017
The Arc of Essex County's residential team was busy throughout the months of November and December coordinating licensing with the state's Department of Human Services.  This annual review ensures ongoing compliance with the state's standards for… Read More

Essex CDBG Funds New Vehicle and Main Office and Group Home Improvements

December 30, 2016
Thanks to a 2015 community development block grant (CDBG) from Essex County, The Arc was able to make accessibility improvements to the main office and Belmont group home prior to the New Year.  The main office entrance now features an automatic door… Read More