The Arc of Salem County is committed to helping people with disabilities realize their educational, personal, social and vocational goals through advocacy, education, leadership and services for individuals and families. The service area is Salem County. Services are delivered in the state’s most rural and least populated county.
The Arc of Salem County, provides two group homes, Adult Training Services, Respite Care, Drop-In Saturday Program, Hotel Respite, Challenge Grant, and the In-Home Support Program.
Group Home – The program provides a normalized residential experience for adults with developmental disabilities who require training and supervision in order to achieve their innate potential.
Adult Training Services – The program provides an environment designed to promote adult behaviors, work attitudes, and incentives to use personal time constructively. It is organized around normal recurring events of daily life and presents opportunities for training in perception, fine and gross coordination, communication, socialization and hygienic functioning.
Respite Care – Trained respite care workers care for people with developmental disabilities in their homes, providing relief time for family caregivers.
Drop-In Saturday Program – Consumers are registered and dropped off for the Saturday afternoon program which provides socialization and activities for the consumers and a period of respite for families.
Hotel Respite – The program provides a weekend of respite for families and an opportunity for consumers to spend a weekend in an integrated setting with socialization and community activities.
In-Home Support Program – Families of consumers who are developmentally disabled with special needs receive support services that enable the family to continue to maintain the consumer in the home.