Early Intervention

The Arc of Warren County provides a unique Early Intervention (EI) experience for families of infants and toddlers from birth to 3 years old with developmental delays or disabilities.

Community-Based Supports

Community-Based Support is designed to strengthen and promote families who provide care within the family home for a family member with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Community Living Arrangements

The Arc of Warren County has provided residential services for adult men and women with various developmental disabilities since opening our first group home in 1982. Currently we serve 81 individuals in 16 group homes and two supervised apartment programs throughout Warren County.

Arc Foundation

The Arc Foundation was established in 1998 to provide a continuum of funding to help assure the financial security of Arc programs for people with developmental disabilities.

Our Mission

The Arc, Warren County Chapter, Inc. is dedicated to helping people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to live a good life–one where they have a chance to fulfill their potential, make choices, be as independent as possible, work, make friends and otherwise blend into society.

Camp Warren

Camp Warren Education and Recreation Center Summer Camp Program – providing quality camping experiences since 1962. Located in rural Warren County, Columbia, NJ, the camp is dedicated to providing quality service and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

The Arc of Warren County, New Jersey

Dedicated to helping people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to live a good life

The Arc of Warren County serves more than 1,100 people annually…

…including persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their family members. County-wide programs include community living arrangements (residential), community based supports, respite, Saturday programs, advocacy, recreation, summer camp, Special Olympics training, early intervention, and a wide variety of social services.

 

Careers at The Arc of Warren County are fulfilling…

…If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of people, maybe a career at The Arc of Warren County is right for you.  The Arc of Warren County offers excellent benefits and generous paid time off. Learn more about opportunities at The Arc of Warren County by visiting our Careers page.

 

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Members of the Community are Invited to “Reach for the Stars” at Mini-Carnival to Benefit The Arc of Warren County

Washington, N.J., January 13, 2020 – The Hackettstown High School’s Key Club will be holding their Annual Mini-Carnival to benefit The Arc of Warren County from 1 to 4 p.m. on February 23, 2020 in the new gym at the back of the High School (located at 599 Warren Street in Hackettstown).

The Arc of Warren County is Awarded a $20,000 Grant from The John A. & Margaret Post Foundation

Washington, N.J., December 17, 2019 – The Arc of Warren County has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The John A. & Margaret Post Foundation for the cost of power generators for two of the organization’s group homes in Warren County.

The Arc of Warren County is Awarded a Grant from the Greenwich Autism Alliance Foundation

Washington, N.J., September 23, 2019 – The Arc of Warren County was recently awarded a grant from the Greenwich Autism Alliance for $3,780. These funds will be utilized to purchase a new pool cover for the organization’s summer camp, which is located at Camp Warren.

The 12th Annual Prom for Members of The Arc of Warren County Community Celebrated a Past Era

Washington, N.J., September 4, 2019 – The 12th Annual Prom for members of The Arc of Warren County’s community and their guests took place at Hawk Pointe Gulf Club recently. Approximately 140 guests enjoyed the festivities at the event which celebrated a past era. The prom’s theme was “That 70’s Prom: A Dressy Disco.”

The SummerFest Food Truck Festival with Donaldson Farms was an astounding success!

Thank you to Donaldson Farms, Mega-Bites and all of our sponsors (John Johnson Automotive Group; The House of the Good Shepherd; Fulton Bank; Mutual of America; Nisivoccia, LLP; Assured Partners Benefit Advisors/Walsh Benefits; Artic Foods, USA; Hunterdon Healthcare; Maguire-Scala Memorial Home; Panther Valley Pharmacy; Retro Fitness Mount Olive; and Valley Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Lawn Sprinklers, LLC). Over 3000 people were in attendance. It was a fun-filled day with music, food and games. There was something to do for everybody!

Photos by Amanda Louraine Photography

Give a Tribute Gift From the Heart

Honor your loved one with a financial gift to The Arc of Warren County. Your donation can be made in honor, in memory, or for a special occasion. Simply specify the name of your loved one and the tribute message. Your gift, with your permission, will be listed with others who are providing a tribute to your loved one…

Become a Member of The Arc of Warren County

Membership for The Arc of Warren County is renewed each January. The cost is $25 for an individual and $50 for a family.  Member benefits include:

  • Voting rights for the Board of Director Annual Meeting
  • Informational breakfasts
  • Discount for Serendipity
  • Invitations to informational events that focus on issues of concern for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers.

Please e-mail alalevee@arcwarren.org or call (908) 223-0884.

"Our Time to Shine" Poster Contest Winner

This is the winning entry from the Agency for the “Our Time to Shine” Poster Design Contest that was submitted to The Arc of New Jersey. The contest is part of The Arc of New Jersey’s outreach campaign for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March. All local chapters of The Arc are invited to participate and the winning entry will be featured at The Statehouse in Trenton. The Agency’s Self-Advocates voted on the entries. Congratulations to all who contributed to this poster and to all who participated in this opportunity.

Summer Employment Opportunity

Camp Warren

Do you enjoy working outdoors or helping individuals to achieve goals and have fun?

Join our team at Camp Warren in Columbia, NJ.

The Arc of Warren County is now accepting applications for the following summer position:

Red Cross Certified Lifeguards

Must be 18 years or older. High School diploma.  Please express interest to Marci Gubich - MGubich@arcwarren.org or call (908) 689-7525, ext. 209 or 206 for The Recreation Department.

The Arc of Warren County Receives a Grant from Atlantic Health System and Hackettstown Medical Center

Washington, N.J., September 24, 2019 – The Arc of Warren County recently received a Community Advisory Board (CAB) Grant from Atlantic Health System (AHS) and Hackettstown Medical Center (HMC) for $3,500 for Therapeutic Course Integration in the Recreation Department and Camp Warren Summer Camp Program.

The Arc Radiothon Fundraiser Hits the $75,000 Mark

Results are Highest in 29-Year History

Washington, N.J., August 13, 2019 – The Arc of Warren County’s 29th Annual Radiothon with WRNJ radio raised over $75,000 for the Washington-based organization. This is the highest amount of funds that have been raised for this annual event in a 29-year history. This year’s co-chairs were Norman Worth, President and Managing Partner of WRNJ Radio and Jim Travis, Executive Manager for SASCO Otterstedt Insurance. This year’s Radiothon honored longtime Arc Foundation Executive Director, Kevin Guyette, who passed away last fall.

On June, 5, 2019, WRNJ radio devoted the entire day to sharing stories about the impact of The Arc of Warren County’s work with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities from families, consumers, community leaders and employees.

The Arc of Warren County’s Sprint Triathlon

The Arc of Warren County’s Sprint Triathlon took place on July 13, 2019 with 115 registered participants. This successful fundraiser was held at Mountain Lake in Liberty Township and included a ¼ mile swim, a 15 mile bike ride and a three mile run.

TESTIMONIAL

“The Early Intervention Staff are extremely professional and genuine and have the best intentions for the families that they help. This is not just a job for them. They go above and beyond.”

– Yerkis Fleming, Early Intervention Parent.

TESTIMONIAL

“My family feels very comfortable knowing that I am receiving great care through The Arc of Warren County. They do not need to worry about my well-being. It helps that everyone is very friendly and helps each other out.”

– Jill Young, Resident of The Arc of Warren County.

TESTIMONIAL

“After Aerilyn was born we were told to take her home to prepare for the worst. I had no one to talk to, was home alone caring for my child 24/7 and focusing on the gravity of my situation. Luckily, I was eventually referred to The Arc of Warren County’s Early Intervention program. They helped pave the way to provide us with much needed services.”

– Miriellys Colon, Past Recipient of Early Intervention Services.

TESTIMONIAL

“We were not prepared to face our daughter’s medical challenge by ourselves and because of The Arc of Warren County’s Service Coordination program we were not alone in this journey. The path was cleared to ensure our success. In fact, I cannot properly describe how thankful I am that this resource was available to us. ”

– Kristen Yankoski, Past Recipient of Service Coordination Services.

TESTIMONIAL

 “Everyone we have encountered and worked with from scheduling to therapy felt like an extension of our family.  We genuinely felt their compassion and dedication to our children.”

– Michele Lohman, Recipient of Early Intervention Services.

TESTIMONIAL

“In five months my son has gone from having a very small vocabulary to knowing all of the letters in the alphabet, the numbers 1 through 12, a bunch of colors and the name of animals.  The professionals who worked with my son helped him find his voice.  The tips and tricks that they taught him have made such a difference.”

– Mary Dove, Early Intervention Parent.