The Arc of Monmouth
The Arc of Monmouth's mission is to improve the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy, services and supports, collaboration with community partners, and community education.
Counseling and job support services for persons with developmental disabilities and those moving from welfare to work. Supported employment. Private high school, recreation, and other services. Individual workshops will address various components of the IEP and IEP process.
The Achievement Zone
A new transition option for students (ages 18-25) with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have completed their high school academic requirements. The Achievement Zone offers students an individualized experience, fully focused on each person's transition to adulthood. The Achievement Zone will challenge and prepare students to pursue their goals and explore opportunities for employment, continuing education, self-advocacy, and self-reliance. Please contact The Arc at 732-493-1919 ext 600 for additional information or to discuss enrollment.
Individual and Family Supports
This department is the point of entry for many individuals, where The Arc staff help individuals and families determine appropriate supports and services. This department provides:
- Information on issues such as Social Security, Division on Developmental Disabilities services including:
- Self-Directed Services
- Individual Service Plan
- Individual Education Program (IEP) Support
- Individual Advocacy
- Individual Person-Centered Planning Tool Sessions
- Social work services
- Transition planning for students graduating from high school.
An Independent Living Program, which provides services for people with developmental disabilities who are living in the community independently, but who may need additional support services to sustain themselves in their current housing situation.
Behavioral Support Services Information
The health services department has achieved a superb reputation for providing high quality behavioral health care for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
The department is staffed by a consulting psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, a consulting psychologist, licensed professional counselors, a psychiatric nurse, other mental health therapists and a part time administrative assistant. Behavioral health services include, intake assessments, individual, group and family counseling, outpatient psychiatric medication management, behavioral supports and trainings. In the past fiscal year, the department recorded over 2,000 outpatient behavioral health visits.
Contact: Maria Piantanida
Director of Health Services
(732) 493-1919, ext. 888
Vocational Services (WOC)
The Work Opportunity Center (WOC) is a community vocational program. Individuals with disabilities build and strengthen work skills by doing real jobs subcontracted from local businesses.
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Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Legal / Advocacy
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Last Updated: 06/26/21