Programs & Services - Day Programs

Day Programs in Northern New Jersey are currently the best existing approach to proactively maintain the hard-won skills acquired over the pre-21 educational entitlement years. It is highly advisable to pre-plan for a seamless transition into an appropriate Day Program after graduation from Special Education, because Regression (the rapid loss of hard-won learning and skills) can be experienced in as few as 6 months after graduation from Special Education, if appropriate Day Programming for continuing development is not in place.

Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties

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
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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.

  1. Broadway Medical: JH Healthcare

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:14 PM

    SPECIAL NEEDS- INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES JUST HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES PROVIDES A WIDE ARRAY OF SUPPORT TO ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES. Services Include: 2 day program options which operate Monday through Friday in 2 shifts: 9:00-2:00 and 2:00-7:00 Day program services include activities which are both functional and recreational. Opportunities for socialization […]

  2. Careers Through Technology

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:34 PM

    In its conception, the Careers through Technology program was originally designed for individuals with significant physical and cognitive challenges. Many adults wanted a different kind of a program and they wanted employment! We believe in those tenants still and have worked to provide services to a broader spectrum of individuals- with different learning styles and […]

  3. ECLC Pride Program

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:17 PM

    The adult clients of P.R.I.D.E.CO are eager to expand their business through new customers. They offer shredding, packaging services, office cleaning and more. P.R.I.D.E.CO invites potential customers to schedule a visit and see firsthand the productivity of our clients. Our rates are competitive, and the feeling you will get back from helping P.R.I.D.E.CO grow is […]

  4. Friendship House Adults with Autism Day Program

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:19 PM

    Adults with Autism over age 21 / DDD-Certified / Locations: Paramus (1), Hackensack (2) / Objective: Continuing Education / Job Training (internships and voluntarism) / Assisted Daily Living (“ADL”) skills / Open Admissions by interview The mission of the Friendship House Adults with Autism Day Program is to provide continuation of care and to […]

  5. Jespy House, NY

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

    The Day Habilitation Program provides a structured daily schedule of educational, pre-vocational, psychosocial and health-oriented activities for any JESPY client who is not involved full-time in volunteer or paid employment activities. In this scheduled program, participants build on their interests to help shape their individual performance plans for work readiness and employment engagement. Operating […]

  6. Joydew, NJ

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:24 PM

    JOYDEW Denville, NJ, soon to open in Bergen County, NJ Day Program / Total Communication / Expand Social Skills and Teamwork / Teach the Foundation of Work / Expand Employability Skills (MS Office and other software / Body & Mind (Gym, Group Sports, Swimming, Yoga, etc.) / Independence and Life Skills / Online Academics / […]

  7. Kaplen JCC Tenafly, NJ

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:25 PM

    On Our Own Adult Day Habilitation Program Maria Engel, Day Program Manager / Shelley Levy, Director This DDD qualified daily program provides life skills, music therapy, swimming, fitness, cooking, yoga, community inclusion, technology and more at the JCC and beyond. The Adult Day Habilitation Program is for young adults with intellectual and developmental challenges and […]

  8. Paramus Rehab, Paramus, NJ

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:26 PM

    Individuals in our Paramus program are offered opportunities for in house and community based instruction. A number of our instructional opportunities are aligned with DDD’s draft of proposed services under the “Supports Program”. It is our intent to become an approved vendor for this program. Over the years, Paramus has been a qualified provider for […]

  9. Quest Program at YMCA Wyckoff

    Posted By: Post 21 Club on July 12, 9:28 PM

    Quest Autism Programs is a community-based day program for adults with autism, based at the Wyckoff YMCA in Bergen County, NJ. Participants follow individualized daily schedules that span the areas of: Activities of daily living skills, social skills, vocational opportunities, recreational and leisure skills, as well as maintaining relevant previously mastered skills. The Program is […]