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In this section, DDS has compiled a list of various other services and supports available to NJ Residents with disabilites.  The programs have been categorized by target disability as a matter of reference, although some may serve multiple populations.  Where a NJ Website was not available, a national website has been provided.    

Please note: While DDS Information and Referral Specialists are familiar with each of the programs listed and can provide general information, these programs are not adminsitered by DDS.  Please follow the links on each page to learn more about and/or to apply to a particular program.


Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Association-Greater NJ Chapter

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Neuromuscular and ALS Center, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

ALS Association-Greater Philadelphia Chapter


Arthritis Foundation, NJ Chapter


Asperger Autism Spectrum Education Network (ASPEN)

Autism Family Services of New Jersey

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

POAC (Parents of Autistic Children)

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)

Autoimmune Disorders

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association

Blind/Visually Impaired

National Federation for the Blind, NJ Chapter

Blind Children's Resource Center

NJ Council of the Blind

Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey

New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy League

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey

Githens Center (Burlington County CP Association)


American Cancer Society, NJ Chapters

Cardiac/Heart Disease

American Heart and Stroke Association

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

NJME/CFSA (New Jersey ME/CFS Association, Inc.)

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, New Jersey Chapter

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


Support Service Providers NJ (SSP-NJ)


American Association of the Deaf-Blind

Helen Keller National Center

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

New Jersey Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH)

Alexander Graham Bell Association New Jersey

Hearing Industries Association

Hearing Loss Association of America, NJ State Association

NJ Association of the Deaf, Inc. (NJAD)

Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities

The ARC of New Jersey

NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)


The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities


American Diabetes Association

Down Syndrome

Global Down Syndrome Foundation


Little People of America, District 2 (NY, NJ, PA)

Eating Disorders

Food Addicts Anonymous


The Ehlers-Danlos Society


Epilepsy Services of New Jersey


Hepatitis Foundation International

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's Disease Society of America-NJ Chapter

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey

The International Dyslexia Association-NJ Branch


Lupus Foundation of America-NJ Chapter

Mental Illness

New Jersey Mental Health Cares

New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

State of New Jersey Department of Health - Integrated Health

Mental Health Association in New Jersey

National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey (NAMI NJ)

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society-NJ Metro Chapter (serves Northern NJ)

National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Greater Delaware Valley Chapter (serves Southern NJ)

Parkinson's Disease

American Parkinson Disease Association: New Jersey Chapter


New Jersey Polio Network

Respiratory Disease

American Lung Association-NJ Chapter

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease Assocation of America (SCDAA/PDVC) - Philadelphia/Delaware Valley


Scleroderma Foundation-Delaware Valley Chapter (Southern NJ)

Scleroderma Foundation-Tri-State Chapter (Northern NJ)

Sensory Impairments

New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida Resource Network

Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation - Living with Paralysis


New Jersey Stroke Activity Center, Inc.

American Stroke Association

Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ)

Division of Disability Services (DDS), TBI Services

Tourette Syndrome

New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome


NJ Sharing Network

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