Bridges After Care

Bridges is a year-round after-care program for ages 15 and up that operates Monday-Friday from 2:45pm to 5:45pm in Caldwell.  Here, The Arc of Essex County provides a safe, fun setting for teenaged consumers and adults to participate in activities with their peers.  The calendar of activities provided includes: cooking and exercise classes, arts and crafts, music, dancing, etc. Through staff supports, participants are encouraged to socialize, build friendships and maximize independence. Families can choose the days of the week that work best for them, and are responsible for transportation to and from this program.