The Arc of Essex County Opens New Group Home in Roseland

 Pictured (L-R): Ben Proce, Member of The Arc of Essex County Board of Directors and Partner, PwC; John Duthie, Mayor of Roseland; Linda Lucas, CEO of The Arc of Essex County; Joe DiVincenzo, Essex County Executive; George Serio, Jr., Director of the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development. Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, John Duthie, Mayor of Roseland, and George Serio, Jr., Director of the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development join The Arc of Essex County’s CEO Linda Lucas and member of the Board of Directors and Partner at PwC Ben Proce for the ribbon cutting ceremony of The Arc’s newest group home in Roseland. Essex County, the Townships of Roseland, and PwC, along with the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, Catholic Human Services, and Ralph M. Cestone Foundation contributed funds towards the acquisition, renovations, and furnishings of the new group home.
Pictured (L-R): Ben Proce, Member of The Arc of Essex County Board of Directors and Partner, PwC; John Duthie, Mayor of Roseland; Linda Lucas, CEO of The Arc of Essex County; Joe DiVincenzo, Essex County Executive; George Serio, Jr., Director of the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development. 

The Arc of Essex County hosted an Open House at its newest group home for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Roseland on August 4. More than 35 neighbors, funders, government officials, and family and friends attended, including Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and Mayor of Roseland John Duthie.

The open house follows nearly a year of renovations and served as an opportunity to welcome the new residents home. The Arc recognized the individuals and organizations who made the acquisition, renovations, and furnishing possible including Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development, the Township of Roseland, New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities, PwC, Catholic Human Services, and Ralph M. Cestone Foundation.

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