State Services & Resources

NJ Division of Disability Services

NJ Disability Services & Resources Directory
(Comprehensive Booklet which includes NJ State,
County, Community & Professional Services & Resources)

New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities 
New Jersey Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired 
New Jersey Division of Community Health, Chronic Disease Programs

Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Job Seekers with Disabilities 
Vocational Rehabilitation Services for the Blind & Visually Imparied

NJ County Contacts and Local Links 
NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources) 
County Welfare Agencies (Boards of Social Services) 
NJ Helps (Screening Tool for NJ State Program Eligibility) 

NJ Register Ready: Emergency Response Registry for Residents with Disabilites, Access or Funtional Needs 

Federal Resources

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

ADA.gov (Americans with Disabilities Act)
US Department of Labor, Disability Resources

US Department of Justice,
Civil Rights Division, Disabilities Rights 
 

US Department of Health & Human Services,
Civil Rights Division, Persons with Disabilities
 

Ready.gov for Individuals with Disabilities & Others with Access and Functional Needs 

Community Resources

NJ Disability Services & Resources Directory (NJ Department of Human Services)

The Arc of New Jersey 
People First New Jersey  
Through the Looking Glass 

NJ County Contacts and Local Links 
NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources)

NJ Aging & Disability Resource Connection
New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities

Transportation Services

NJ Access Link (NJ TRANSIT ADA Paratransit Program) 
New Jersey Travel Independence Program (NJTIP @ Rutgers)

LogistiCare, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for Medicaid Clients 
DHS, Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services, Medical Transportation 

NJ 211 (Search Tool for Local Transportation Services) 
NJ Transit (Public Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities) 
NJ Find a Ride (Search Tool for Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities & Special Needs) 

Coordination of Services and Family Support Needs

Local Contacts & Assistance

  • Review the NJ DHS Resource Guide for available services.
  • Contact the Information & Referral Specialists at the NJ Division of Disabilities.
  • Use the NJ 211 search engine or phone line (Dial: 211) for additional community resources.
  • Reach out to your County Office of Disability Services for contacts, general assistance & support.
  • Reach out to your children's school (teacher, school nurse, principal or student assistance counselor) to connect, provide age appropriate support and counseling as needed.
  • Reach out to your family's house of worship for support and assistance.

 Health Advocacy, Family Support Contacts & Assistance

  • Review the NJ DHS Resource Guide for available services.
  • Reach out to disability specific resources & contacts for your health advocacy needs.
  • Reach out to disability specific resources & contacts for your peer to peer support needs.
  • Reach out to disability specific resources & contacts for peer support for family members.
  • Reach out to your Health Care Provider to speak with a social worker/case manager to assist you with your medical, rehabilitation, home care, family and social service needs.
NJ Parent Link Support

FAQs 
Hotlines
Warmlines 

Stress Busters 
Family Support 
Special Situations 

Mental Health Services  
Family Health & Nutrition 

Substance Abuse Services 
County Contacts & Local Links 

Multi-Language & Multi-Cultural Resources 
Pregnancy, Employment & Family Transitions 

Professional Resources

NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives

US Department of Health & Human Services,
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Patient Centered Medical Home Resource Center