Welcome to The Arc of Somerset County
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. During this month, we recognize positive contributions people with intellectual and developmental disabilities make in society every day. National Developmental Disability Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges facing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. It is also a chance to promote respect, foster understanding and encourage inclusivity.
There are ways that everyone can highlight awareness for individuals with developmental disabilities by initiating conversations in the home with family members and children. Learn about and teach acceptance and respect for the differences which allow us all to embrace a better understanding.
We also encourage businesses to employ people with disabilities and become aware of the valuable contributions they can make.
Become aware of the issues and commit to be involved within your community by contacting legislators about changes in policies. Be a voice for positive change for all of the disabled community, protect their rights as citizens, and support their aspirations. We are all one community.
Congress Moving Forward with Proposals to Cut Medicaid
Congress is rushing to make drastic cuts to the Medicaid program. The level of cuts over time would decimate the Medicaid program. If Congress moves forward with these deep cuts, long-term supports and services in the community could be impacted. This includes group homes, day programs and a wide-range of supports we all care about.
We need you to act now. We need to stop this plan from moving forward. Please click here for more information about how you can take action.
The Arc of Somerset County Now Listed as a Charity on AMAZON SMILE!
Do you shop on Amazon? Now those shopping trips can support The Arc of Somerset County as well. Use this unique link before adding items to your cart and 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases will go to The Arc of Somerset County. Happy Shopping!
The Arc of Somerset County serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families from birth through the senior years of life through our many programs and services in Somerset County. Today, we serve over one thousand children, adults, and their families in 33 locations including 27 group homes and apartments, four employment centers, the Jerry Davis Center for Children and Families, and Camp Jotoni.
The Arc of Somerset County is located at 141 South Main Street, Manville, NJ 08835 and our phone number is 908-725-8544.
There are limited spaces in our parking lot. Visitors can park in meter-free spots on South Main Street.
If you are from an outside agency and interested in registering for PRE-SERVICE TRAINING CLASSES, please click below for more information.