The Arc of Bergen and Passaic serves over 1,000  individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.  From Early Intervention for infants and toddlers to Summer Camp and After School Programs for youth to Vocational Training, Job Placement, Adult Day Programs, Recreation, Group Homes and Apartments for adults; The Arc is  creating opportunities for individuals to reach their full potential and live happy, productive and fulfilling lives.

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Thank you to the sponsors, walkers, volunteers and supporters who ventured out in the rain to "Step Up For The Arc".

"The Arc helps us be more independent and to live and be treated like everybody else. I have never been so happy."

Summer 2016 starts June 27th.


  • Rainbow Parent Information & Application Assistance Night

    The Arc is holding a parent information night for Camp Rainbow on Wednesday April 20, 2016. Assistance will be provided to complete the Rainbow application, Perform Care application, Perform Care One to One application and DDD application. For more information call Joyce 201-343-0322.

  • Camp funding applications for children are due to Perform Care by April 30th. If you are applying for The Arc's Camp Rainbow you must apply for funding from Perform Care before requesting any scholarship funds. Click to go to the Perform Care website. Don't delay apply today!

  • Mahwah Baseball and Softball recreation programs have joined together to offer an all star program for children with developmental disabilities ages 6-18. Registration is now open, Program starts in April. Click to check out their website for more information.

  • Bergen PAC Partners With The Arc

    The Arc of Bergen and Passaic is very excited to announce our new partnership with The Bergen PAC!! Located at 30 North Van Brunt St. in Englewood, The Bergen Performing Arts Center has an on-going array of plays, concerts and special events in it’s beautiful, accessible facility. As a partner in their ARTS ACCESS program, the individuals we serve and their caregiver will be able to attend many of the Bergen PAC many performances for free. Thank you Bergen PAC for making it possible for people with differing abilities to enjoy and participate in the arts.

  • The NJ Department of Children and Families has opened up their applications for Camp funding for Children. Families need to complete applications for camp tuition and for one to one funding. Applications are due by April 30th. Click for more information.

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