The Arc of Essex County’s Residential Corner September Openings

September 4th, 2019

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

Oakwood Group Home (1 Vacancy)


  • 1  Bedroom Available in 5-Bedroom Group Home
  • 24/7 Staff Supervision
  • Recently Renovated, Single Family, Bi-Level Home
  • Located on a peaceful, tree lined street in Livingston
  • Current roommates are male and female ranging in age from early 30’s to early 60’s. They enjoy spending time outdoors, attending local concerts and other events in the Livingston area, relaxing in the backyard for a barbecue and picking fruit at nearby orchards in the fall

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

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

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.