Adult Services

Adult Services

Adult Services

The Arc of Essex County provides a full spectrum of services for adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In-home, residential and day programs can help your loved one reach greater levels of independence through each stage of life.

Slide Residential The Arc of Essex County offers an array of living options and supports designed to assist individuals with I/DD in reaching their full potential. We pride ourselves on maintaining beautiful and nurturing homes in safe and welcoming communities. Our residential team assists participants in leading well-rounded lives complete with engaging activities, learning, and friendship, while providing opportunities to make meaningful community connections.

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Recreation and Respite Programs

After Work

Looking to fill the gap between The Arc’s Day Services and the end of your work day? After Work accommodates individuals 21+ and conveniently provides transportation to and from the program to all Arc Day program participants who reside in Essex County.

Saturday & Sunday

Weekends are chock full of fun at The Arc.  A wide range of community and in-center activities are weaved into the programming. Activities can include fairs, picnics in the park, bowling, cooking, and arts and crafts. Each 5 hour day includes lunch, snack, and curb-to curb transportation in Essex County.

Hotel

Amongst The Arc’s most popular programs, hotel respite is an exciting, local getaway. A two-night hotel stay, inclusive activities (i.e. local street fairs, concerts, movies, etc.), and dining out are just some of the program highlights. The program is held monthly and kicks off at 5pm on Friday night running until 12pm on Sunday.

In-Home Respite

Providing one-on-one support in the comfort of your home, The Arc’s respite workers can step in so you can recharge or handle personal matters.

Community Based Respite

With a focus on community inclusion, participants will be supported as they go shopping, dine out, catch a new movie, or attend church.

Add-On Activities

With an ever evolving list of offerings, the recreation department is certain to have an activity that satisfies your schedule and interest. Fan favorites include the World of Food, Exercise and Nutrition, and mainstays like bowling and the movies.  Seasonal activities may include pumpkin picking, holiday lights show, and trips to the boardwalk.  Be sure to check out the latest Community Inclusion, Recreation, and Respite Catalog for our current offerings.

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Travel Club

For those looking for a bit more adventure, the travel club is the perfect fit. Participants are whisked away with their peers to an exciting destination complete with 24 hour staff support. Past trips have included: Memphis, Bermuda, Disney World, and a variety of cruises.

Camp Hope

Camp Hope is a unique seven-week summer program that combines life skills and social and recreational activities with aquatics, sports, music, and art.

Learn more at: www.arccamphope.com

Form friendships to last a lifetime.

Amazing facilities, exciting programming, and a caring staff will set the stage for an awesome adventure.
                                                         

Day Programs

The Arc of Essex County provides a full spectrum of services for adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In-home, residential and day programs can help your loved one reach greater levels of independence through each stage of life.

Slide Day Habilitation Receive foundational training and explore potential employment interests in a variety of industries. Hands-on, community based rotations enable participants to get a true picture of the paths they are sampling with opportunities for future growth. Provide an opportunity for the next level of learning and growth. Choice is at the core of our programming with options to suit every taste such as the creative arts, self-advocacy, wellness, and more. Programs are designed to ensure that each participant has the supports and environment in place to reach their fullest potential. Pre-Vocational Training

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