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New Jersey State Disability Resources

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on Dec 19, 2011
Official State Web Site
 
Connect with your state's official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:
 
www.state.nj.us/
State Department of Education: Special Education
 
Office of Special Education Programs New Jersey Department of Education 100 Riverview Plaza P. O. Box 500
Trenton   NJ   08625-0500
(609) 633-6833
Roberta.Wohle@doe.state.nj.uss
www.state.nj.us/education
State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
 
New Jersey Department of Education 100 Riverview Plaza P.O. Box 500
Trenton   NJ   08625-0500
(609) 292-4442
suzanne.ochse@doe.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/education
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
 
Department of Health and Senior Services Division of Family Health Services Early Intervention System 50 E. State Street P. O. Box 364
Trenton   NJ   08625-0364
(800) 322-8174 (Childfind Birth-21)
(609) 777-7734
terry.harrison@doh.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/eis/index.shtml
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Office of Special Education Programs New Jersey Department of Education 100 Riverview Plaza P. O. Box 500
Trenton   NJ   08625-0500
(609) 984-4950
special.education@doe.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/education
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services New Jersey Department of Labor 135 E. State Street P.O. Box 398
Trenton   NJ   08625-0398
(609) 292-5987
(609) 292-2919 (TTY)
thomas.jennings@dol.state.nj.us
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/dvrs/DVRIndex.html
Coordinator for Transition Services
 
Office of Special Education Programs New Jersey Department of Education Riverview Executive Plaza Building 100 Route 29 P.O. Box 500
Trenton   NJ   08625
(609) 633-6431
robert.haugh@doe.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/education
Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities
 
Office of Career and Technical Education New Jersey Department of Education 100 Riverview Plaza P. O. Box 500
Trenton   NJ   08625-0500
(609) 633-0665
marie.barry@doe.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/education
State Mental Health Agency
 
Division of Mental Health Services New Jersey Department of Human Services 50 E. State Street, Capital Center P. O. Box 727
Trenton   NJ   08625-0727
(800) 382-6717
(609) 777-0702
dmhsmail@DHS.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhs/home/
State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
 
Division of Child Behavioral Health Services 50 E. State Street, 4th Floor P.O. Box 717
Trenton   NJ   08625-0717
(609) 292-4741
nadezhda.robinson@dcf.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/dcf/behavioral
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Division of Developmental Disabilities New Jersey Department of Human Services P.O. Box 726
Trenton   NJ   08625-0726
(609) 987-0864
(800) 832-9173
kenneth.ritchey@dhs.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home/
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities 20 W. State Street, 7th floor P. O. Box 700
Trenton   NJ   08625-0700
(609) 292-3745
alison.lozano@njddc.org
www.njddc.org
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
New Jersey Protection and Advocacy, Inc. 210 S. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton   NJ   08608
(800) 922-7233 (in NJ)
(609) 292-9742
(609) 633-7106 (TTY)
advocate@njpanda.org
www.njpanda.org
Client Assistance Program
 
Contact Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services Division of Family Health Public Health Services Branch New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services P.O. Box 364
Trenton   NJ   08625-0364
(609) 984-0755
gloria.rodriguez@doh.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/health
State CHIP Program
 
(health care for low-income uninsured children) New Jersey Family Care P.O. Box 4818
Trenton   NJ   08650-4818
(800) 701-0710
www.njfamilycare.org
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired
 
Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired New Jersey Department of Human Services 153 Halsey Street, 6th Floor P.O. Box 47017
Newark   NJ   07101
(973) 648-2324
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/cbvi/home/
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
 
Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing New Jersey Department of Human Services P. O. Box 074
Trenton   NJ   08625-0074
(800) 792-8339 (V/TTY in NJ only)
(609) 984-7281 (V/TTY)
(866) 771-7947 VP (Video Phone)
ira.hock@dhs.state.nj.us
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddhh/home/
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf-Blind
 
New Jersey Association of the Deaf-Blind 24K World Fair Drive
Summerset   NJ   08873
(732) 805-1912 (V/TTY)
www.njadb.org
Telecommunications Relay Services
 
(800) 852-7897 (V)
(800) 852-7899 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(800) 229-5746 (Speech to Speech - English)
(866) 260-9470 (Speech to Speech - Spanish)
 
State Education Agency Rural Representative
 
Special Education High Point Regional High School 299 Pigeon Hill Road
Sussex   NJ   07461
(973) 875-3102
 
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
DBTAC - Northeast ADA Center Cornell University 201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca   NY   14853-3901
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY/Spanish)
(607) 255-6686 (V/TTY/Spanish)
dbtacnortheast@cornell.edu
www.dbtacnortheast.org
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
 
The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Liberty Plaza 335 George Street, 3rd Floor P.O. Box 2688
New Brunswick   NJ   08903-2688
(732) 235-9300
deborah.spitalnik@umdnj.edu
http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/boggscenter
Technology-Related Assistance
 
Assistive Technology Advocacy Center New Jersey Protection and Advocacy, Inc. 210 S. Broad Street, Third Floor
Trenton   NJ   08608
(800) 922-7233 (in NJ)
(609) 292-9742
(609) 633-7106 (TTY)
advocate@njpanda.org
www.njpanda.org
State Mediation System
 
Office of Special Education Programs New Jersey Department of Education 100 Riverview Plaza P.O. Box 500
Trenton   NJ   08625-0500
(609) 984-1286
www.state.nj.us/education/
Special Format Library
 
New Jersey Library for the Blind and Handicapped 2300 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton   NJ   08618
(800) 792-8322
(609) 530-3239
njlbh@njstatelib.org
www.njlbh.org/
Disability-Specific Organizations
Attention Deficit Disorder
 
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover   MD   20785
(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)
(301) 306-7070
www.chadd.org
 
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) P.O. Box 543
Pottstown   PA   19464-0543
(484) 945-2101
www.add.org
Autism
 
ASPEN-Asperger Syndrome Education Network 9 Aspen Circle
Edison   NJ   08820
(732) 321-0880
info@ASPENnj.org
www.aspennj.org
 
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation P.O. Box 1149
Ridgewood   NJ   07451-1149
(877) 444-1149
(201) 444-4141
www.djfiddlefoundation.org
 
New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community (COSAC) 1450 Parkside Avenue, Suite 22
Ewing   NJ   08638
(800) 4-AUTISM (in NJ)
(609) 883-8100
information@njcosac.org
www.njcosac.org
 
POAC Parents of Autistic Children One Bethany Road, Suite 72
Hazlet   NJ   07730
(732) 888-1000
www.poac.net
Blind/Visual Impairments
 
American Foundation for the Blind 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York   NY   10001
(800) 232-5463
(212) 502-7600
afbinfo@afb.net
www.afb.org
 
National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey 254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield   NJ   07003
(866) 632-1940
(973) 743-0075
nfbnj@yahoo.com
www.nfbnj.org
 
Parents of Blind Children-New Jersey 23 Alexander Avenue
Madison   NJ   07940
(973) 377-0976
blindchildren@verizon.net
www.blindchildren.org
Brain Injury
 
Brain Injury Association of New Jersey 1090 King George Post Road, Suite 708
Edison   NJ   08837
(800) 669-4323 (in NJ only)
(732) 738-1002
info@bianj.org
www.bianj.org
Cerebral Palsy
 
Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey 1005 Whitehead Road Extension, Suite 1
Ewing   NJ   08638
(888) 322-1918
(609) 882-4182
info@cpofnj.org
www.cpofnj.org
Epilepsy
 

Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey 1 AAA Drive Suite 203

Trenton   NJ   08691
(800) 336-5843
(609) 392-4900
ejoice@efnj.com
www.efnj.com
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
 
The Arc of New Jersey 985 Livingston Avenue
North Brunswick   NJ   08902-1843
(732) 246-2525
info@arcnj.org
www.arcnj.org
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey P.O. Box 492
Towaco   NJ   07082
(973) 265-4303
ldanj@optonline.net
 
Mental Health
 
Mental Health Association in New Jersey 88 Pompton Avenue, Suite 1
Verona   NJ   07044
(973) 571-4100
info@mhanj.org
www.mhanj.org
 
NAMI New Jersey 1562 Route 130
North Brunswick   NJ   08902
(732) 940-0991
info@naminj.org
www.naminj.org/
Special Health Care Needs
 
Family Voices of New Jersey, at SPAN 35 Halsey Street, 4th floor
Newark   NJ   07102
(800) 654-SPAN, ext. 110
(973) 642-8100
span@spannj.org
www.spannj.org
Speech, Language, and Hearing
 
New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association 203 Towne Centre Drive
Hillsborough   NJ   08844
(908) 359-5308
info@njsha.com
www.njsha.org
Spina Bifida
 
Spina Bifida Association of Tri-State Region 84 Park Avenue, Suite G-106
Flemington   NJ   08822
(908) 782-7475
info@sbatsr.org
www.sbatsr.org
Tourette Syndrome
 
Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey, Inc. 50 Division Street, Suite 205
Somerville, NJ 08876   Somerville, NJ 08876   08876
(732) 972-4459 (TSANJ Helpline)
(908) 575-7350
njtsa@aol.com
www.tsanj.org
Organizations for Parents
Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) 35 Halsey Street, 4th Floor
Newark   NJ   07102
(800) 654-7726 (In NJ)
(973) 642-8100
span@spannj.org
www.spannj.org
Community Parent Resource Center
 
Highlands Parent Center of the Association for Special Children & Families 1810 Macopin Road
West Milford, NJ 07480   NJ   West Milford, NJ 07480
(973) 728-0999 (Helpline)
(973) 728-8744
ascfamily@hotmail.com
www.ascfamily.org
Parent-To-Parent
 
New Jersey Statewide Parent-to-Parent 35 Halsey Street
Newark   NJ   07102
(800) 372-6510
(908) 537-4673
Parent2Parent@spannj.org
www.spannj.org/familywrap/parent2parent.htm
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
 
New Jersey Congress of Parents and Teachers 900 Berkeley Avenue
Trenton   NJ   08618-5322
(609) 393-5004
nj_office@pta.org
www.njpta.org
Other Parent Organizations
 
Special Parent Assistance & Resource Center (SPARC) UCP of Hudson County, Inc. 721 Broadway
Bayonne   NJ   07002
(201) 656-3779
SPARKLEOFUCP@yahoo.com
www.geocities.com/sparcofucp
 
New Jersey Parents Caucus 236 S. Salem Street
Randolph   NJ   07869
(973) 989-8866
kathyw@njparentcaucus.org
www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org
Other Disability Organizations
 
Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities 127 Route 206, Suite 18
Hamilton   NJ   08610
(609) 581-8375
lowell@abcdnj.org
www.abcdnj.org
 
Easter Seals New Jersey 1 Kimberly Road
East Brunswick   NJ   08816-1076
(800) 486-0027
(732) 257-6662
essnj@nj.easterseals.com
www.eastersealsnj.org
 
Family Support Center of New Jersey 2516 Route 35 North
Manasquan   NJ   08736
(800) 372-6510 (in NJ)
(732) 528-8080
jacqui.moskowitz@fscnj.org
www.fscnj.org
 
New Jersey Mentor Rehabilitative and Support Services for Persons with Acquired Brain Injury 505 S. Lenola Road Blason Office Plaza II, Suite 217
Moorestown   NJ   08057
(856) 235-5505
paula.blum@thementornetwork.com
www.thementornetwork.com
 
New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse (free help to those seeking to find or start a local or national support group) 375 E. McFarlan Street
Dover   NJ   07801
(800) 367-6274 (in NJ)
(973) 989-1122
ed@selfhelpgroups.org
www.njgroups.org
 
VSA arts of New Jersey 703 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick   NJ   08901
(732) 745-3885
(732) 745-3913 (TTY)
info@vsanj.org
www.vsanj.org
Independent Living
 
To find out the contact information for the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact: Independent Living Research Utilization Project The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research 2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston   TX   77019
(713) 520-0232 (V)
(713) 520-5136 (TTY)
ilru@ilru.org
www.ilru.org
 
To find out the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact: National Council on Independent Living 1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington   DC   20036
(202) 207-0334 (V)
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
www.ncil.org
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