Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties

Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:11 PM

Address: 17 Wallace Street, Elmwood Park, NJ
Phone: (201)343-0322 Ext.2246

The ARC provides an extensive array of services for people with disabilities including Autism. Founded in 1947, the Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties also does an excellent job of providing information and guidance to individuals and families with Autism. More from their website:

Adult Day Services
Full-time day programming is provided Monday through Friday at The Arc’s Adult Day Centers. Individuals with developmental disabilities learn skills in the areas of personal awareness, practical arts and work habilitation. Social and community activities are also important components of the program. Transportation is provided. Call (201)343-0322 Ext.2246 or email

Special Needs Programs
The Arc provides two special needs programs, one for individuals with medical and physical challenges and one for individuals with behavioral challenges. Special Needs programs are supported by The Arc's clinical team of Nurses, Behaviorists and Social Workers. Call 201 (343-0322 x 2246 or email

The ARC Autism NOW Center provides high quality resources and information in core areas across the lifespan to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, their families, caregivers, and professional in the field. Focus areas include: Early detection, Early intervention, and Early education; Transition from high school into early adulthood; Community based employment; Advocacy for families and self-advocates; Community Inclusion; Aging Issues; Policy; Implementation of Health Care Reform, including Long Term Care Services and Supports; Family and Sibling Support; and Networking in local, state, and national arenas. We accomplish these goals in a variety of ways.

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