The Family Support Coalition of New Jersey is devoted to promoting the development and improvement of Family Support Services for families that are caring at home for a family member with a developmental disability.
March 11 June 10 Sept 9 Dec 2
All meetings: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at:
2751 Brunswick Pike
For directions: http://www.mcl.org/branches/direct.html#law
Letter writing campaign for more affordable housing
for individuals with I/DD
To: Human services providers, families, consumers, advocates and all people who believe in an individual's right to housing and support services:
There is an affordable housing crisis in New Jersey affecting people of low income with special needs. Please join the Supportive Housing Association of NJ in urging your public officials and lawmakers to include additional funding in the 2015 New Jersey State Budget for affordable homes and supportive services for people with disabilities.
Please visit their website to learn more about what you and your friends & family can do to inform our legislators about the extreme need for more affordable housing for the I/DD population!!
DDD Website Update on self-directed respite for adults with I/DD
02/26/2014 - Self-Directed
Respite Update for Adults with I/DD
In order for DDD to review your request to temporarily extend Self Directed Respite services through March 31, 2014 it is necessary for you to complete the “Self Directed Respite Transition Plan” form and email it to DDD.SelfDirectedHelpDesk@dhs.state.nj.us To be considered for an extension through March 31, 2014 the form must be received by the Help Desk no later than March 15, 2014.
For continuation for requests to extend Self Directed Respite services beyond March 31, 2014, you will only need to submit an email to the Help Desk for review no later than the 15th of the month for which you are requesting the extension; there is no need to submit an additional form unless the information or situation has changed.
It is important that the Subject line of your email to the Help Desk include the county in which you live so that your message can be properly routed.
Click here for Self Directed Respite Transition Plan form.