The Arc of New Jersey is the state's largest organization advocating for and serving citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of New Jersey is an affiliated chapter of The Arc, and community-based services are available statewide through our strong network of Local County Chapters.

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Thank you for your continued advocacy support

The Arc of New Jersey would like to take the time out to thank all of our families and self-advocates for your continued advocacy efforts. The Arc of New Jersey is very excited to see that the proposed Fiscal Year 16 Budget includes funding in a number of areas that will benefit individuals with I/DD. Click Here for more information.

DDD letter to individuals not enrolled on Medicaid

On February 16, 2015 DDD sent a letter to Individuals who are not currently receiving DDD services and who are not enrolled on Medicaid, informing them their file would be closed effective March 31, 2015. Click here for more information.

To celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month the NJ Self Advocacy Project invites you to visit its information table at the State House on March 23rd and March 26th to learn more about the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and all their accomplishments. Click to download the flyer.

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Registration Now Open for 26th Annual Mainstreaming Medical Care Conference

The 26th Annual Conference on Medical Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities will be taking place on Friday May 29th, 2015 at the Westin in Princeton, NJ. Registration for the conference is now open, Click Here to sign up.

Join us for a free Webinar on Assessments

The Arc of NJ Planning for Adult Life Program is pleased to present a free webinar on March 31 at 6 PM entitled "ASSESSMENTS: Why They Are Important and How Families Should Approach Them." Click here for more information and to register.

2015 Equal Justice Conference Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 15th Annual Equal Justice conference is now open! Click Here to register for this year's conference.

Register Now for the 10th Annual NJSSAN Spring Into Action Luncheon!

The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project will be holding their annual Spring Into Luncheon on Saturday, April 18th at the Imperia in Somerset, NJ. Click Here for more information, and how to register for this event. Registration ends on Friday, April 3rd.

DDD Begins Fee for Service Transition

The New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (serving individuals 21 years of age and older) is moving closer to implementing a fee for service system. To prepare families for this shift, the Division has begun to develop materials and training. Click Here for more information.