The Arc of Monmouth
(732) 493-1919 x122
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 775 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.
The health services department has achieved a superb reputation for providing high quality behavioral health care for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
- Primary Care Services: Focusing on the unique medical needs that not many healthcare providers are trained in managing. We assist our group homes during licensing and in maintaining state regulations for people in certified settings.
- Outpatient Psychiatric Services: We provide specialized Psychiatric Services to persons with I/DD. We welcome collaboration with primary care providers, caregivers and/or treatment teams.
- Physical Therapy: Consulting with patients and their caregivers to learn about physical conditions, diagnosing movement dysfunction & development treatment plans and helping patients to reach functional goals.
- Occupational Therapy: Develops individualized treatment programs in collaboration with clients and caregivers to increase independence and participation in activities of daily living, leisure, work and social interests.
- Speech Therapy: Evaluates and provides support to help individuals improve speech, communication and feeding skills.
- Counseling Services: Look holistically at individuals and focus on strengths instead of deficits. We understand how trauma can affect anyone and strive to provide a trauma-informed care environment.
Contact: Annette Dunnah
Director of Health Services
(732) 493-1919, ext. 881
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.
|Eligibility||Persons with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities; employment services for persons moving from welfare to work.|
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Legal / Advocacy
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Last Updated: 01/11/23