The Arc of Essex County’s Residential Corner - August Openings

July 31st, 2020

For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following August 2020 openings:


Roseland Group Home (1 Female Vacancy)

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 5-Bedroom Group Home
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large, Ranch-Style, Single-Family Home on a Quiet Suburban Street
  • ADA compliant/barrier-free home within walking distance of community parks
  • Current roommates are females ranging in age from mid 30’s to late 70’s. They enjoy shopping with one another, having spa nights, and watching Thursday night wrestling on TV together.

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Verona Supervised Apartment (1 Male Vacancy)

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 3-Bedroom Supervised Apartment
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large 2 Family Home with Great Front Porch
  • Located near public transportation and within walking distance of Verona's downtown shopping & restaurants and the beautiful Verona Park
  • Current roommates are males ranging in age from early 20’s to late 40’s. They enjoy spending time pursuing their own interests such as reading, watching TV, being active, socializing with friends, and occasionally participating in community activities as a group.


Bloomfield Supervised Apartment (1 Vacancy)

  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Apartment-style living in a multi-family, Arc of Essex County, owned home
  • Single bedroom on 1st floor in shared apartment with opportunities to mingle with fellow residents
  • Within walking distance to Bloomfield's downtown shopping & restaurants

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South Orange Supportive Living Apartment (1 Female Vacancy)

  • 1 bedroom available in a 2 bedroom apartment
  • 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

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Respite Group Home

Are you heading out of town for an upcoming business trip 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 with every safety precaution in place.  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 Services, Rebecca Lorusso via email at or by calling (973) 535-1181 ext. 1270.