Resource Directory

Agency Phone Number Address Description
(855) 463-6323
P.O. Box 729
Trenton, NJ 08625-0729

Child Protection and Permanency is New Jersey's child protection and child welfare agency within the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and support families. CP&P is responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect and, if necessary, arranging for the child's protection and the family's treatment. The Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Registry) receives reports of child abuse and neglect 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Reports requiring a field response are forwarded to the CP&P Local Office who investigates. They are a State Foster and Adoptive agency looking to recruit foster and/or adoptive parents for at-risk youth. They are looking for people to open their heart and home to a child in need.

Bruce Williams, Burlington County Resource and Family Recruiter, Cell # (609) 915-7103

DDS has successfully provided this consumer friendly, useful tool, which identifies all levels of government, community organizations and professionals working to assist people with disabilities. The publication provides access to up-to-date information that individuals with disabilities, along with their families, may need to flourish in their physical, professional and recreational lives.

(856) 751-9500
1301 Springdale Rd.
Suite 200
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

The Department of Jewish Education (DJE), a department of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, serves Jews and Jewish educational settings representing the full spectrum of Jewish belief and lifestyle in Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester Counties. The DJE's goal is to see that the entire Jewish community can access and engage in the best, most dynamic Jewish and Israel educational experiences, creating a strong foundation for a great Jewish future. As the central agency for Jewish education in South Jersey, the DJE provides many services for parents, educators, and administrators.

Email: dje@jfedsnj.org

(856) 599-6400
286 Mantua Grove Rd.
Bldg. 4
West Deptford, NJ 08066

The Devereux New Jersey Comprehensive Community Resources (DNJCCR) touches the lives of nearly 400 children, adolescents, adults, and their families with special needs, from outside the New York skyline to the Southern New Jersey shoreline. Individuals with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities are served via a broad spectrum of treatment settings including community-based homes and apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services. DNJCCR also has a residential/educational center that serves individuals with autism spectrum disorders. They have multiple locations throughout New Jersey.

Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 292-9742
210 S Broad St
3rd floor

Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ) is a private, non-profit, consumer-directed organization established to: Advocate for and advance the human, civil and legal rights of citizens of New Jersey with disabilities; Promote public awareness and recognition of individuals with disabilities as equally entitled members of society; Advise and assist persons with disabilities, family members, attorneys and guardians in obtaining and protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities; And provide education, training and technical assistance to individuals with disabilities, the agencies that serve them, advocates, attorneys, professionals, courts and others regarding the rights of individuals with disabilities.

Email: advocate@drnj.org

Disability Scoop is the nation’s largest news organization devoted to covering developmental disabilities. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more, no other news source offers a more timely and comprehensive take on the issues that matter to the developmental disability community.

(848) 565-0005
3 High St.
South River, NJ 08882

Support Coordination

Email: williamsengland@dsausa.net

(732)238-6133
PO Box 395
South River, NJ 08882

Disability Services and Advocacy (DS&A) provides Support Coordination services to participants eligible for the services of the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities. The company has 15 years of DDD Support Coordination experience.

(856) 429-0403
29 Warwick Rd.
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Our mission is to make our church welcoming and inclusive of all persons regardless of intellectual, developmental or physical abilities so that all can worship and participate in the life of the community.

795 Woodlane Rd.
Suite 210
Westampton, NJ 08060

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) is a Department of Labor and Workforce Development partner, focusing on assisting eligible individuals with physical, cognitive, or emotional challenges to prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment. Rehabilitation Counselors will provide Counseling and Guidance to help develop a plan for achieving an employment goals and continued supports when needed to ensure job retention.

(866) 907-6368
132 Kings Highway E
Suite 105
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Donnelly Ritigstein Law Offices is committed to helping clients help their loved ones with special needs. They have worked on numerous cases to promote the rights of special needs children and adults, and to help individuals and families throughout southern New Jersey with legal challenges relating to guardianship and special needs family members. Donnelly Ritigstein Law Offices has been involved in establishing guardianships, litigating contentious guardianships where the need for a guardian is necessary, where family members dispute the appointment of a guardian. In addition, they have been appointed by judges in numerous cases to advise courts what is in the best interests of incapacitated persons.

(215) 895-1401
TTY: (215) 895-2299
3225 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The mission of the Office of Disability Resources is to provide equal opportunities and equal access to education, employment, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities at Drexel University. In achieving this, ODR collaborates with and empowers individuals who have documented disabilities by working together proactively to determine reasonable and appropriate accommodative measures. In efforts to ensure compliance with current legislation and eliminate attitudinal barriers against people with disabilities, ODR also provides guidance and education to the campus community.

(856) 235-3540 x107
304 Birchfield Dr.
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

Durand provides quality learning opportunities to individuals with pervasive developmental disorders such as autism, and several other developmental and learning disabilities in a safe environment, and offers services and resources to their families. Their vision is to continue their tradition of striving to become an exceptional, professional multi-service agency, which is driven by meeting the needs of the individuals we serve and their families. They achieve success by providing a variety of services and programs including adult services, group homes, family support, and a day school for ages 5-21. Durand has multiple locations in South Jersey.

Website with resources including a listing of medical transport options.

(609) 987-0099
2 Merwick Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540

Eden is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to improve the lives of children and adults with autism. Eden’s services include early intervention, individualized education, employment training and placement, and group residences, as well as a comprehensive outreach program that offers expertise and assistance to parents and professionals in the greater autism community. Eden’s Infant and Toddler Program is designed to provide children under the age of 3 with individualized early intervention services. This program is grounded in the techniques of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and comprises a combination of therapies, including behavioral, sensory integration, and speech and language. An Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) serves as the basis for each child’s program. Each IFSP also establishes whether services are provided at home, daycare, preschool, or in a combination of settings.

(973) 624-1815
TTY: (973) 624-4618
60 Park Pl.
Suite 300
Newark, NJ 07102

The Education Law Center (ELC) serves as the leading voice for New Jersey’s public school children and has become one of the most effective advocates for equal educational opportunity and education justice in the United States. Widely recognized for groundbreaking court rulings on behalf of at-risk students, ELC also promotes educational equity through coalition building, litigation support, policy development, communications, and action-focused research in New Jersey, in other states, and at the federal level. ELC’s legal and policy advocacy, which includes such landmark rulings as Abbott v. Burke, has significantly advanced the provision of fair school funding, high quality early education, safe and adequate school facilities, and school reform, especially to schools serving high concentrations of at-risk students and students with disabilities and other special needs. These successes have, in turn, resulted in strong academic gains and progress in closing student achievement gaps in New Jersey.

Email: elc@edlawcenter.org

(609) 969-9763
12 Hudson Ct.
Somerdale, NJ 08083

‪Elevated Thinking strives to be the best in Pre-K through 12th grade tutoring for educational, behavioral, and emotional growth. We provide in-home, one-on-one tutoring, organizational skill development, and behavior modification plans, for students of all ages, in all subjects. We specialize and are certified to work with learners with all special needs.

Email: ElevatedThinkingnj@gmail.com

(856) 264-3076
1235 Cardinal Lake Dr.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Dr. Fennick, a former special education teacher and professor of teacher education, helps parents and attorneys on behalf of children and youth with disabilities. She shows parents how to understand records, how to become their children's best advocates, and how to work effectively with school teams for the benefit of their children. She helps attorneys work effectively for their clients by providing reviews of records, observations, expert reports, and testimony and compensatory reports.

Email - efennick@gmail.com

(856) 794-5300
1667 E. Landis Ave.
Vineland, NJ 08361

As one of the nation’s first schools for children with intellectual disabilities, Elwyn has continued to be at the forefront of developing unique, innovative services for people with disabilities. Elwyn supports individuals with diverse challenges in shaping distinctive, meaningful lives. Through partnerships with families, communities and government, Elwyn will be the provider of choice for people with diverse challenges. Programs in Vineland include: Residential and Day Supports for Adults with IDD; Community Living Programs; Adult Training Centers; Adult Day Care Senior Enrichment; Adult Day Care – ADAPT; Adult Day Care – CATC; Adult Day Care – VATC; Vocational Services – TSI; and Skills Enrichment Programs.

Email: ruth_moore@elwyn.org

(267) 977-0061
PO Box 2474
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077

Outlaw Training and Fitness is located at 706 Broad St., Riverton NJ 08077

Their mission is to enable children and adults with special needs to strengthen their bodies and social connections through physical fitness and fun. Through volunteerism and participation in sports, Enable will enrich lives by embracing individuals.

Their team provides a supportive environment for our all participants to embrace their strengths, possibilities and potential. Their team aids participants as they enrich their skill sets and build on confidence levels, guides participants at their pace to Empower them to reach each benchmark, each goal, and set new dreams.

Through their own experiences, their staff recognizes the need for a facility such as Enable Sports and Fitness, that provides fitness classes to special needs athletes with certified trainers. In the fall of 2016 they launched Enable and partnered with Outlaw Training and Fitness; who share Enable’s vision. They are initiating outreach at schools and other facilities to increase awareness about the classes Enable offers and its efforts and goals.

Email: laurie@enablesportsandfitness.com

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