Dedicated to the empowerment and support of
individuals with developmental disabilities
and their families

SCARC - A nonprofit organization commited to working with individuals with developmental disabilitiesWho We Are

Founded in 1957, SCARC is a non-profit organization commited to working
within Sussex County communities to meet the challenges of supporting and
working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Enabling individuals to live lives of dignity and value is of primary importance in the design of SCARC services which include residential options, day habilitation, prevocational training, employment supports, family support services and recreation programs. SCARC recognizes and protects the rights of individuals to make choices about how they wish to live their lives.

Our over sixty years of experience, combined with an understanding of the flexibility and sensitivity required to address diverse needs and abilities, enables SCARC to provide quality supports for the over 500 individuals that it is honored to serve.


Under 21

Under 21 Services

For young people up to the age of 21, SCARC provides respite, recreation services, and a summer program. These services are designed to provide a break from caregiving for families and provide age-appropriate leisure activities for participants.
Over 21

Over 21 Services

SCARC offers a comprehensive array of services including: Day Habilitation, Prevocational Training, Career Planning, Supported Employment, Recreation/Community Inclusion, and Residential options.
Our vision is a community of respect,
equality and dignity for people of all abilities

Pursuing Excellence At Scarc


Perseverance pays off РRead about Chrissy’s success in achieving her goal of independent employment.

Harvest Home Foods

Serving 900 families through their two food pantries, participants in this program provide a valuable service to the community.

Dale Pierson

Facilitating connections and encouraging lifelong learning during 22 years as a Direct Support Professional.

Support Scarc's mission


A career at SCARC provides the opportunity to use your skills and gifts while working with individuals with developmental disabilities as they pursue meaningful lives in their communities.

Get Involved

SCARC offers opportunities for community members to support our mission through volunteering, participating in events and fundraisers, and through financial gifts.


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