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2020-11-18 Temporary Closure of Congregate Day Services

Due to the increased positivity rates and community spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey, the Division has made the difficult decision to again close Division-funded in-person congregate day service facilities.

Effective close of business Wednesday, November 25, 2020 through at least January 19, 2021, all Division-funded in-person congregate day service facilities are directed to close.

Please see Temporary Closure of Congregate Day Services for FAQs and information.

2020-11-13 FY2021 DSP Wage Increase

Effective January 1, 2021, funding that was included in the FY2021 Appropriations Act for a direct support professional (DSP) wage increase will be implemented by the Division through an increase to the fee-for-service rates for eight services: Career Planning, Community Based Supports, Community Inclusion Services, Day Habilitation, Individual Supports, Prevocational Training, Respite and Supported Employment. Providers are required to pass through the increased FFS rates as a wage increase for all DSPs. Please see the Quick Guide and FAQs below.

2020-05-20 Information for 2020 Graduates

Transitioning Into Adulthood - Information about DDD Services for the 2020 Graduates:

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2020-05-21 Updated Quick Guide for Families Available

We are pleased to release the Supports and Community Care Program Policy Manuals: Quick Guide for Families (English), an update to an important resource developed in collaboration with the Regional Family Support Planning Councils

2020-02-26 NEW! Medicaid 101 for Individuals, Families and Providers

To assist individuals, families and providers in better understanding Medicaid as it relates to DDD services, we have developed a new overview webinar, Medicaid 101 for Individuals, Families and Providers.

2019-10-15 RFP Released for Housing/Services for People with I/DD with Acute Behavioral and/or Medical Needs

The Department of Human Services is seeking to increase service capacity and housing options for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with acute behavioral and/or medical needs. Therefore, the Division of Developmental Disabilities is pleased to issue a Request for Proposals To Increase Community Capacity of Provider Managed Housing for Individuals with Acute Behavioral and/or Medical Needs - Money Follows the Person. The question and answer closing date is 10/29/2019 and the final deadline for proposal submission is 11/1/2020. The Request for Proposals (RFP) is listed on the Department’s DHS RFP web page, and the anticipated submission schedule is included in the RFP.

Quarterly Updates 2019
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