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

January 4th, 2021

For individuals seeking a community living placement, The Arc of Essex County has the following January 2021 openings:

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NEW! Millburn Group Home (1 Female Vacancy)

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 4-Bedroom Group Home
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large Single Family, Ranch-Style Home Located a Few Blocks from Millburn’s Vibrant Downtown
  • Can accommodate residents with additional medical supports and aging needs
  • Current roommates are females ranging in age from late 40’s to early 70’s.  They enjoy spending time as a group playing cards and Wii tennis, completing puzzles, hosting movie nights, and making crafts.  They also enjoy all their community has to offer including trips to the Paper Mill Playhouse and concerts in the local parks (pre-covid).

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NEW! Bloomfield Group Home

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 6-Bedroom Group Home
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large Single-Family Home in a Great Bloomfield Neighborhood
  • Can accommodate residents with additional medical supports and aging needs
  • Current roommates range in age from late 30’s to late 60’s.  They enjoy spending time as a group celebrating birthdays and holidays, taking trips to Atlantic City, the bowling alley, and movie theater (pre-covid), and pursuing individual hobbies.

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NEW!  Branchbrook Supervised Apartments (1 Male Vacancy)

  • 1 Bedroom Available in a 3-Bedroom Supervised Apartment
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Large Single-Family Home with a Great Backyard and Walking Distance to Branch Brook Park
  • Current roommates are males ranging in age from late 30’s to late 60’s.  They enjoy spending time participating in community activities like the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, motor bike shows, and more.  They continue to learn new skills with an emphasis on self-advocacy and communication abilities to identify and work towards their dreams.

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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.

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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

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 rlorusso@arcessex.org or by calling (973) 535-1181 ext. 1270.