The Arc’s Saturday Group Respite Participates in Fishing Derby

May 13th, 2019

The Arc of Essex County’s West Caldwell and Orange Adult Saturday Respite programs took advantage of the beautiful May weather on Saturday, May 11th, spending the day at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside for the Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club’s (NBFCC) Annual Fishing Derby. Besides fishing, the groups enjoyed lunch provided by the NBFCC complete with prizes and giveaways.

Is your loved one interested in educational programming, community experiences, seasonally-themed events, and weekend group respite programs?  Check out the wide range of programs offered to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities ages 18 and up in our 2019 Spring/Summer Catalog.  Highlights include day trips to Point Pleasant and Mt. Airy Casino, a visit to the Silverball Museum, Summer celebrations, Farm-to-Table Cooking Classes, and more.

The Spring/Summer 2019 Community Inclusion, Recreation, and Respite Catalog is available here. A sign up form is available at the end of the catalog.  For questions or to receive a hard copy of the recreational calendar, contact Dacia King-Sarkodie, Manager of Community Supports Services at (973) 535-1181 ext. 1272 or