The Arc of Essex County to Receive $220,000 to Renovate and Modernize Two Residential Properties

December 1st, 2016

The Arc of Essex County's asset management department is embarking on a multi-year renovation and modernization plan for select residential properties.  The team is currently evaluating each residential property and developing 1, 3, and 5 year plans to increase accessibility and adaptability.

The first two residential projects will focus on the Seven Oaks group home and Marmon Supervised Apartments.  The Arc was approved for up to $120,000 in Division of Developmental Disabilities funds for accessibility modifications to update the Seven Oaks group home.  The renovations will include exterior walkways for accessibility, as well as floorplan updates to increase the number of bedrooms from 3 to 4.

The Arc has also been approved for up to $100,000 of Division of Developmental Disabilities major maintenance funds to update the Marmon Supervised Apartments.  Over the next year, The Arc will install new roofing, siding, doors, and lighting, as well as update the kitchen and bathrooms.

Seven Oaks floor plan before construction.

Seven Oaks floor plan upon construction completion.

Seven Oaks floor plan upon construction completion.