The Arc of Essex County’s Residential Corner – April Openings

April 2nd, 2019

For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following April 2019 openings:

South Orange Supportive Living Apartment (2 Vacancies)

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  • Minimal community living support needs
  • Access to an emergency on-call system for added safety 24 hours a day
  • Apartment-style living in 5-floor building with elevator
  • Located steps from public transportation and South Orange's vibrant downtown

Maplewood Supervised Apartments (1 Female Vacancy)

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  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Condo-style living in a 2nd floor unit with elevator
  • Located near public transportation and within walking distance to Maplewood's downtown shopping & restaurants

Respite Group Home 

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Are you heading out of town for an upcoming business trip, wedding celebration, or planning a medical procedure that requires overnight or rehab recovery?  Do you need coverage for your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability?  The Arc of Essex County’s Respite Group Home can help.  Accommodating up to 6 residents, the home is designed to provide a caring and supportive stay during planned or unplanned respite events.  The home features:

  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large, 2-Story, Single Family, Colonial-style Home
  • Designed to create a family-like setting in which consumers can feel comfortable until they transition into permanent housing or return home
  • Staff is prepared to manage behavioral issues and additional supports based on the needs of the individual

For additional information about The Arc of Essex County’s residential services, click here.  If you are interested in pursuing independent living at one of the above properties, please contact The Arc’s Senior Director of Residential Service, Rebecca Lorusso via email at or by calling (973) 535-1181 ext. 1270.