Resource Directory

Agency Phone Number Address Description
(856) 722-8500
8000 Sagemore Dr.
Suite 8303
Marlton, NJ 08053

Their firm assists families with legal planning for the future, protecting loved ones, and preserving quality of life through Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships, Asset Protection Plans, Medicaid Applications, and other customized documents. They have a network of community resources to help resolve a range of financial, legal, and caregiving issues. They offer compassionate legal counsel and comprehensive options to meet each family's special needs, plan for disability, qualify individuals for public benefits, avoid probate and taxes on death, protect beneficiaries through trusts, and plan for long-term care at home or in a nursing facility.

Dana E. Bookbinder is one of a distinct group of elder and disability law attorneys throughout the country certified by the American Bar Association approved National Elder Law Foundation. Former chair of the New Jersey Elder & Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, she often lectures on special needs trusts, estate planning, and qualifying for Medicaid public benefits. With twenty years of experience, she guides families across South and Central Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, demystifying complex legal structures and empowering clients to protect the future for their loved ones and themselves.

Email: dana@bookbinderlaw.com

(856) 334-5001 x101
525 Rte 73 North
Suite 215
Marlton, NJ 08053

Robert Esterman, ChSNC, ChFC, CLTC, AMPA, CFS is a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, Inc. with over 20 years of experience in the fields of retirement, investments, education, special needs, protection and estate planning. Over the last 5-10 years, he has noticed a growing concern around the lack of comprehensive planning about the issues their special needs children and grandchildren face. Therefore, to offer better guidance, he obtained the designation of ChSNC (Chartered Special Needs Consultant). In his 20 plus years of experience, he has also cultivated many relationships with accountants and attorneys to make sure his clients get the most complete advice package in the industry.

Email: robert.x.esterman@ampf.com

(856) 888-1097
1256 Marlkress Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

First Children Services provides educational and therapeutic services to children throughout New Jersey in the home and school settings. Their services include home-based insurance covered ABA therapy, social skills classes, behavioral intervention plans, parent training, and independent child study team evaluations for learning disabilities, occupational therapy, speech and language, social work, physical therapy, and functional behavioral assessments. They also offer a Transitions Program, a temporary out-of-district education program in Cherry Hill for children (grades 3-12) who have anxiety challenges that prevent them from attending a typical classroom setting. First Children Services is a fully credentialed provider of ABA therapy, and are in-network with most major medical insurance carriers. At First Children Services, every aspect of ABA intervention is customized to each child’s skills, needs, interests, preferences, and family situation. Email - scohen@firstchildrenservices.com

(856) 642-6445
400 N. Church St.
Suite 250
Moorestown, NJ 08057

Parents of special needs children call MPAD Law when they need legal guidance or representation to help with IEP and 504 plans, from initial determination through implementation.

Using their understanding of the law and legal skills, the firm focuses first on negotiation mechanisms such as mediation to help parents resolve disagreements with the school. The firm’s Special Education lawyers are prepared and willing to fight when necessary, but have found effective negotiation often leads to a better outcome.

Email: dsever@mpadlaw.com

(856)375-2914
1930 Marlton Pike E.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

MJ Kidz specializes in providing speech therapy and social groups for ages 2-25. They offer speech and language evaluations, treatment, trainings, educational support, and IEP Consultations. Their experienced SLPs specialize and/or are trained in a variety of areas to best suit the communication needs of your child. They are in-network for most commercial insurances.

2-1-1 is available throughout the U.S. and in many parts of Canada by phone, text, and web. A toll-free call to 2-1-1connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can help you find services and resources that are available to you locally and provide critical services that can improve—and save—lives.

Directory of Primary Screening Service in each county. Affiliated Psychiatric Emergency Services (AES) - affiliated with screening service.

(877) 456-1888
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

PENN's early intervention program offers behavior assessments, applied behavior analysis (ABA), social skills training, speech therapy, occupational therapy, sensory integration, parent training, School-based services, Educational Workshops for parents and professionals.

(856) 848-1025
1208 Delsea Dr
Westville, NJ 08093

Abilities Solutions provides employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to full participation in the workforce. We achieve our goals by partnering with employers throughout South Jersey, and by offering employees who are trained, mentored, and motivated to succeed. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and individualized service. info@abilities4work.com

1(800) 955-2321
TTY: 1(800) 955-6765

Provides 1 to 14-day advance curb-to-curb transportation to people with disabilities. This service is the Americans with Disabilities Act paratransit service which is comparable to the local accessible fixed route bus service. Requires in-person assessment for eligibility determination. - See more at: http://www.camdencounty.com/service/senior-disabled-services/transportat...

The Access Pass is a free, lifetime pass to all National Parks throughout America, given to individuals with a documented permanent disability. The pass entitles to holder plus family to free entry to all National Parks.

(856) 424-4444 x1114
1301 Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

The ACHaD Department of the Katz JCC (Achieving Community Hopes & Dreams) provides individuals with special needs of all ages, a safe and nurturing environment to build social skills, enhance self-esteem and cultivate friendships. Their goal is to enrich physical, social, and emotional development of participants through supportive programs that facilitate a sense of empowerment and independence. Activities include social groups, fitness classes, basketball and swim teams, creative arts activities including music, art, and theater, year round holiday celebrations, and special events. Open Hearts Open Doors provides an inclusion camp experience at the JCC Camps at Medford and Early Childhood camps at the Katz JCC.

Email: eelias@jfedsnj.org

ADEPT Programs, Inc.
(609) 267-8484
111 High St.
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060

ADEPT Programs, Inc. provides person-centered opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to live and work in the community alongside other members of society.

(732) 245-7232
1880 Glassboro Rd.
Williamstown, NJ 08730

Advance, Inc. uses the tactics of applied behavior analysis, while providing consultations and training to parents and professionals. Therapy is provided in the home and school-based setting.

(888) 322-1918
(856) 310-0214
1005 Whitehead Rd. Extension
Suite 1
Ewing, NJ 08638

Advancing Opportunities provides services, supports, education, and advocacy to individuals with disabilities and their families to help them lead full lives. Advancing Opportunities: works with school districts and teachers to help make classrooms and curricula accessible to students of all abilities, works with employers to help make it possible for men and women with disabilities to earn a living, provides a wide variety of family support services, including recreational programs and respite care, and provides residential services that allow people with disabilities to live where they choose.

Email: cbrackett@advopps.org

(609) 261-4058
693 Main St.
Building D
Lumberton, NJ 08048

General pediatric care Offering extended evening and weekend hours

Email:  Gking@advocaredoctors.com

(973) 643-3876
35 Halsey St.
2nd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) works with local, state and federal leaders to identify and implement changes that will benefit New Jersey’s children.

Their work results in better laws and policies, more effective funding and stronger services for children and families. This means more children are given the chance to grow up safe, healthy and educated.

A cornerstone of ACNJ’s success is its independence. They are strictly non-partisan and accept no government funding for advocacy, freeing them to focus on their sole mission – helping children.

Email: advocates@acnj.org

A site that lists attorneys and advocates as well as special education resource list.

(856) 296-5579
Po Box 3456
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

They work with the special needs community to promote inclusion, mostly through road races from the 5K distance to marathons. With the help of volunteer runners who lend their legs and push the chairs they provide, they assure that special needs kids & young adults get to be included and experience the thrill of participating in a race with hundreds or thousands of runners.

Email:  Southjersey@ainsleysangels.org

(856) 685-5700
1721 Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Aleph Home Care is a private, nonprofit home care agency. Aleph Home Care takes pride in delivering exceptional care while providing an individualized approach to caregiving. This approach focuses on a customized, personalized plan of care created with their clients and families while promoting dignity, respect and independence. Their goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment in all stages of life. Aleph Home Care offers assistance with personal care, companion care, respite care, safety assistance, medication reminders, meal planning/preparation, light housekeeping, transportation, laundry, and marketing. Aleph Home Care provides care to their clients during hospitalizations, family vacations, holidays, and special occasions. In addition, Aleph Home Care’s transitional care program includes a private RN concierge to oversee healthcare needs on the continuum including assessments, client teaching, attendance at doctor appointments, and communication with your loved ones. Aleph Home Care is available from 1 hour to 24 hours including live in care. From the moment you call Aleph, you become part of the Aleph family!

Email: aleph-team@jfedsnj.org

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