News and Events

DSPs deserve a living wage

Meet Shaleta and John. Shaleta is John’s direct support professional (DSP) providing the support he needs to live successfully in the community. Over 30,000 NJ residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities like John rely on DSPs to survive....

Healthy Lifestyles Workshop

The Arc of Atlantic County is hosting a new Healthy Lifestyles workshop on April 2nd from 6pm to 7pm. This is another in a continuing series of free workshops being presented to the public.

The Arc to Host Annual 2018 MonArc Awards

The Arc to Host Annual 2018 MonArc Awards Thursday, May 17th Dream. Believe. Achieve. Featuring “A Taste of Landry’s” at the Golden Nugget March 15, 2018 - Egg Harbor Twp., NJ:  The Arc of Atlantic County is excited to announce The MonArc Awards presents:...

We Can Help

The Arc of Atlantic County is proud to offer Support Coordination to Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, and Ocean County. If you have any questions about our Support Coordination Service or want to inquire about our ability to serve you, please contact our Support...

The Arc of Atlantic County to host workshop series

The Arc of Atlantic County will host three workshops in March and April to help families who have a child with intellectual or developmental disabilities learn about available resources. “Families who have a member with I/DD are encouraged to attend these...

Job Club Forming

The Arc of Atlantic County has been helping people live the lives they choose since 1961. In addition to housing programs, employment opportunities, family respite services and adult training, we offer case management to navigate the complex system of...

Giving Tuesday 2017

Dear Friends, This year, on Giving Tuesday, we would like to take the opportunity to say “Thank You” for your generosity to The Arc of Atlantic County throughout the year! The Arc of Atlantic County continues to improve the lives of over 800 people with...

2017 Step Up for The Arc of Atlantic County Walk

The Arc of Atlantic County invites you, your family and friends to join us for our 15th Annual Step Up For The Arc Walk on Saturday, November 4th, starting at Holy Trinity Parish, 6415 Atlantic Ave., and continuing Downbeach on the beautiful Ventnor...

9th Annual I. Rice Golfing for Good Raises $105,120

Egg Harbor Twp., NJ – September 21, 2017:  The Arc of Atlantic County is proud to announce that $105,210 was raised during The 9th Annual I. Rice & Company Golfing for Good Tournament held on Thursday, September 14th at the Linwood Country Club. Proceeds...

Counting Down to the next Golfing for Good

The Arc of Atlantic County is counting down to the 9th Annual I. Rice & Company Golfing for Good Tournament, to be held on Thursday, September 14th at the Linwood Country Club. Registration begins at 7:30 AM followed by a 9:00 AM shotgun start. Proceeds...

Volunteers Needed for Golf

Do you love GOLF? We need volunteers to mentor our golfers to the GOLD at two Special Olympic events! Volunteers must know how to golf and be over the age of 18 to be considered. Volunteers must also be available to compete in two Special Olympics golf...

Scott Hennis named CEO

The Board of Directors of The Arc of Atlantic County announced Scott R. Hennis was named the new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 3. Hennis, originally from Millville, spent more than 25 years working with people who have intellectual and...

Become a Member

We Want You to Join our Team! The Arc is the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With a strong network of members and affiliated chapters, The Arc is able to improve systems of supports and...

2017 Members Meeting

Monday, June 26th, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7PM. Congregation Beth Israel at 2501 Shore Road, Northfield NJ 08225 Help us to celebrate the accomplishments and milestones of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Awards will be presented and light...