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 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.
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
Don't Miss The 5th Annual Arc of Warren County Food Truck Festival at Donaldson Farms on June 3, 2023
Fun for the Entire Family! Featuring Local Vendors, Games, Live Music, and More
Saturday June 3, 2023 from 11am to 7pm at Donaldson Farms
Washington, N.J., May 24, 2023 – The 5th Annual Arc of Warren County Food Truck Fest hosted by MegaBite Events and Donaldson Farms is being held Saturday June 3, 2023. Enjoy a fun-filled day at the farm featuring 15 food trucks, Czig Meister Brewing craft beers and Czelters, live music, local vendors, games, and more. Donaldson Farms has graciously hosted this event for 5 years and continues to enable the Agency to spread the news about the many services that The Arc of Warren County provides to over 1,100 individuals and their families. Tickets are available to purchase through the link below.
The Arc of Warren County Radiothon 2023 Will Be Held on April 19, 2023
Funds Raised Go to Camp Warren and Other Arc Programs
Spread the Joy of the Camp Warren Experience for Children and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Washington, N.J., March 6, 2023 – The Arc of Warren County Radiothon is being held in April this year – April 19, 2023, in fact, which is just around the corner. WRNJ Radio has graciously hosted this initiative for 33 years and continues to enable the Agency to spread the news about the many services that The Arc of Warren County provides to over 1,100 individuals and their families. This year’s goal is to raise $69,000 in recognition of the 69th anniversary of The Arc of Warren County.
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Staples in Mansfield Donates $1,400 in Supplies to The Arc of Warren County through their Care Packages Program
Washington, N.J., March 10, 2021 – Staples in Mansfield recently donated 280 $5 care packages to The Arc of Warren County. The care packages were donated to the Agency’s Day Program and Recreation Departments and contain crayons, colored pencils, hand sanitizers and pocket folders.
Special Olympics New Jersey Donates Almost $800 Worth of Game Equipment to The Arc of Warren County
Washington, N.J., February 3, 2021 – Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have been unable to participate in Special Olympics activities, or even gather with others that they do not reside with, for almost a year. In an effort to help with the void of being able to gather and participate in athletic competition, Special Olympics New Jersey donated athletic game equipment to different agencies that serve this vulnerable population, including The Arc of Warren County.
Listen to a WRNJ Interview about the Benefits of Attending Camp Warren from the Perspective of a Mom. Consider Donating Now to Radiothon 2023.
Internationally Renowned Autism Awareness Advocate to Return to the Community
Dr. Kerry Magro’s Presentation “I Used to Be Bullied for Having Autism: Here is When it Stopped” through the Collaborative Efforts of Four Organizations
Washington, NJ, March 15, 2023 – Autism advocate and internationally renowned speaker Dr. Kerry Magro will present “I Used to Be Bullied for Having Autism: Here is When it Stopped,” at Warren Hills High School Auditorium, at 6:30 p.m. on May 18, 2023. Admission is free, and registration is available at https://abilities.salsalabs.org/magro2023
The program is hosted by event sponsor Greenwich Autism Alliance Foundation, The Arc of Warren County, Abilities of Northwest Jersey, Inc., and Warren Hills High School.
The Arc of Warren County Names Group Home in Memory of Former Board of Directors President
The Oxford Group Home is Renamed The Pieter Woodcock Group Home
Washington, N.J., May 13, 2022 – The Arc of Warren County community came together, on May 9, 2022, for a dedication ceremony in memory of Pieter Woodcock, a beloved member of The Arc of Warren County family. The Oxford Group Home will now be known as The Pieter Woodcock Group Home. The recognition was a result of The Arc Board of Directors’ decision to celebrate Pieter’s longstanding commitment to the organization posthumously.
A Look at Washington’s Hidden Gem – Serendipity
The Arc of Warren County’s Classic Gift Shop Provides a Meaningful Work Experience for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Washington, N.J., March 15, 2022 – The definition of the word Serendipity is the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. Serendipity is also the name of The Arc of Warren County’s classic gift shop located right in the heart of Washington at 40 East Washington Avenue. It is perhaps a hidden gem in the area, but the happy feelings that customers may have from shopping at Serendipity is most definitely not caused by chance.
Watch the clip about The Arc of Warren County that aired on News 12 New Jersey below.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (908) 223-0884.
“We have learned so much about our son’s way of life with sensory needs, apraxia and autism. Our therapists have encouraged us and really changed our lives. It is wonderful to have them help us know our son.”
– Sasha Grossman, Early Intervention Parent.
“The therapists in the Early Intervention area has helped our son work on social anxiety and his speech has improved so much. I am very grateful for the help and expertise.”
– Kayelani Civitella, Early Intervention Parent.
“Our therapist was so great with my son even though it was virtual. By the end of the program, his vocabulary grew substantially. In addition, she always made sure he was having fun!”
– Jennifer Oliveira-Bennan, Early Intervention Parent.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“My son can now eat solid food and his motor skills have improved. Honestly, I would not know if we would have progressed so well without the Early Intervention Program.”
– Rebecca Griffin, Early Intervention Parent.
“All the staff that my son and I had the pleasure of meeting are helpful, caring and understanding at all times. The services my son received helped him socially with his peers and family members. It helped me develop the understanding of him being non-verbal.”
– Maria Herrera, Early Intervention Parent.
“All of my daughter’s instructors explain everything they are doing and why. This has helped me learn what I need to do for her.”
– Molly McMcLaughlin, Early Intervention Parent.
“Our son is improving. He has been more social and is trying to say his b’s, p’s and m’s.”
– Krystal Swistack, Early Intervention Parent.
“My child was not walking when we started. He quickly learned to crawl and walk with after receiving therapy. When I expressed concern about my child not talking, they got me a speech evaluation and therapy ASAP. He is still not talking, but is making more sounds and is trying to communicate more than ever before.” – Anonymous, Early Intervention Parent.
“Our contact was great with our son. With her help and private therapy, he made great progress.” – Diane and Shawna Tabert, Early Intervention Parents.
“Miss Katie went over and above. She really cares what she is doing and it shows. She did a great job to get Mason to where he is now.” – Cindy Ragalshy, Early Intervention Grandparent.
“The resources that we received from the Early Intervention program helped us reduce and elminate the abusive tantrums our child threw. It taught us new ways to deal with situations and help discover new ways to communicate with our child’s limited expressive speech. This service and the team we worked with were beyond amazing in helping us each step of the way. We are beyond grateful for the work they helped us do and the changes we made!” – Brittany Burke, Early Intervention Parent.