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The Arc of Somerset County Self-Advocates Receives “Making the Difference- Group Achievement Award”
The Arc of Somerset County’s Advocates for Change Self Advocacy Group was recently awarded the “Making the Difference-Group Achievement Award” by The New Jersey Statewide Self-Advocacy Network, on Saturday April 2nd at The Imperia in Somerset. The New Jersey Statewide Self-Advocacy Network is an alliance for change which supports the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The criteria of the award included the group’s demonstration of teamwork and their ability to work cohesively with others toward the common goal of self-advocacy; their group meeting attendance and consistency with an advocate lead; their ability to exhibit support for each other in achieving the leadership roles and responsibilities identified by the group, as well as their group advisory support.
The Group Achievement Award recognized that The Arc of Somerset County’s Self-Advocate Group have demonstrated excellence in the areas of teamwork and collaboration, as well as the ability to set goals and achieve results, as well as their ability to promote awareness and equal rights for all people with disabilities.
For more information about The Arc of Somerset County’s Self-Advocacy Group, please visit www.thearcofsomerset.org or call 908-725-8544.
Financial Assistance for the Summer 2016 Camp Season Available NOW!
The New Jersey Children's System of Care, which serves children and youth up to age 21, is now accepting completed applications for both Financial Support toward Summer Camp Tuition and One-to-One Aide Services for the 2016 summer camp session. Requests MUST be postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than Saturday, April 30, 2016. Please click here to go to the NJ Children's System of Care webpage to view information about financial support toward 2016 summer camp season and to download the applications for assistance.
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), which serves adults 21 years of age and older, is now accepting requests for financial assistance toward the 2016 summer camp session. Requests must be submitted to the individual's case manager or support coordinator by Monday, May 2, 2016. Please click here to review DDD's "2016 Family Support Camp Funding Assistance" fact sheet which includes eligibility requirements and how to request funding.
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.
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