New Jersey SAME Program
Division of Property Management and Construction - Bureau of Special Services
Bureau of Special Services provides various services to ensure point of access, ergonomic standards for furniture purchasing, staff available to assemble and re-arrange spaces, as well as helping agencies become compliant with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Public Employees Occupational and Safety Health (PEOSH) guidelines.
New and Potential employees may reach out to Human Resources ADA Coordinator to request an assessment for the points of access.
Current employees may submit documentation to Human Resources for furniture accommodation; an Occupational Health and Safety Officer (or other certified professional) will perform an ergonomic assessment, provide their recommendations for furniture solutions, and perform a follow-up assessment for comparison.
Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Deaf and hard of hearing applicants or applicants who have a hearing loss will be provided accommodations for the application and interview process. Accommodations may include sign language interpreters, captioning services, assistive listening devices, or other accommodations as requested.
Deaf and hard of hearing employees or employees who have a hearing loss are provided specialized telecommunication devices, sign language interpreters, captioning services, assistive listening technology, and other accommodations as determined based on their individualized needs.
Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired was established in 1910 by order of the NJ State Legislature. This agency’s mission is to promote and provide services in the areas of education, employment, independent living and eye health through informed choice and partnership with persons who are blind or visually impaired, their families and the community. CBVI’s service programs are designed to enable consumers to achieve full inclusion and integration in society through success in employment, independent living, and social self-sufficiency.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Any individual with a physical, mental, cognitive, or other form of disability who has a substantial impediment to employment may qualify for a range of different services through the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS). The mission of the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is to enable eligible individuals with disabilities to achieve an employment outcome consistent with their strengths, priorities, needs, abilities, and capabilities.