Day Habilitation services provide education and training to acquire the skills and experience needed to participate in the community, consistent with the participant’s Service Plan. This may include activities to support participants with building problem-solving skills, self-help, social skills, adaptive skills, daily living skills, and leisure skills.
The Arc of Somerset County strives to provide consumers with a variety of activities that are engaging physically, cognitively and emotionally with a focus on the promotion of health and wellness in collaboration with community partners towards these efforts. Favorite groups include: “Music for Hope and Inspiration”, “Exercise with Friends”, “30 Minute Mystery”, “Hot TopiX”, memorabilia and literacy groups, yoga and art.
For more information about The Arc of Somerset County Day Service Programs, please contact Karen Kowalski, 908-725-8544 ext: 612
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Group Recreational Activities
The Arc of Somerset County is committed to providing day habilitation opportunities for the individuals we serve. A few examples of activities planned by the Adult Services Department and various committees include:
Focuses and enhances the challenges our male service recipients have on a daily basis and assists in the formation of friendships, increases socialization, and work life on a daily basis. Monthly meetings or outings, which occur the last Wednesday of the month, address life skills, community challenges, social bonding activities and group discussions. The program is open to all male persons served by The Arc. Please check the Recreation Calendar for dates and activities.
Somerset Patriots games- The Arc of Somerset County receives some complementary tickets through the Somerset Patriots Corporate Care Program.
Tuesday Times Group- The Tuesday Times Group is a recreational activity group that meets the first Tuesday of the month at the Camplain Road Day Program in Hillsborough. Bowling night, Karaoke, and Bingo are just a few examples of activities that consumers can participate in at these gatherings. The program is open to all of The Arc consumers and transportation is not provided.