The Arc New Jersey Secures Gains in Budget

The state budget recently signed into law by Governor Chris Christie included funding for several priorities for The Arc New Jersey, including:

  • $10 million for community-based services for people currently on the Community Care Waiver Waiting List;
  • $8.6 million for community-based residential placements for 54 people currently living in state institutions;
  • $1 million for 125 new housing vouchers;
  • $46.2 million for service expansion for current and new Supports Program participants; and
  • $23.9 million for general division growth.