Welcome to the Family Support Center of NJ

What’s New

  • The Boggs Center has published Providing Respite: Supporting People and Families Across the Lifespan, in partnership with the NJ Lifespan Respite Program. This booklet offers an overview of respite and highlights the positive impact that respite makes in the lives of people with disabilities, seniors, and their families.
  • DDD has published a guide to accessing services/support for 2015 graduates aging out of the school system. This timeline applies to students who have exhausted their educational entitlement by turning 21 years of age within the 2014/2015 school year. View here
  • FSCNJ has developed a new comprehensive website designed to help families who are dealing with the transition from school to work. Called “Transition Matters”, the site can be accessed as a popular link on our home page or through its own URL: www.transitionmattersnj.org. Take a look at the website and let us know what you think!
  • Find resources regarding the realignment of services through the Department of Children and Families and the Division of Developmental Disabilities here.
Upcoming Events
Sep
16
Wed
12:00 pm Webinar: Special Education Right... @ Online
Webinar: Special Education Right... @ Online
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This webinar will describe the stages of the special education process, including the identification and evaluation process; the setting of goals and objectives; determination of related services; identification of an appropriate placement; Extended School Year (ESY) services; and quality ABA
Sep
22
Tue
12:00 pm Webinar: “The Benefits and Value... @ Online
Webinar: “The Benefits and Value... @ Online
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education, Inc, will discuss the following topics during this webinar presentation: The history of the disability movement up to the present and current research regarding the benefit of inclusive education for all students (with
Sep
30
Wed
12:00 pm Webinar: Family Crisis Response @ Online
Webinar: Family Crisis Response @ Online
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This workshop is intended for relatives of adults with mental health and/or behavioral challenges. The presenter will overview strategies to better understand crisis situations and respond to keep everyone safe. The presenter will also identify resources including the effective use
Oct
7
Wed
7:00 pm Private IEP Review Clinic @ Family Support Center of NJ
Private IEP Review Clinic @ Family Support Center of NJ
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Each school year brings new questions and concerns in regards to your child’s Individualized Education Plan and sometimes you need the advice of a professional. Attorney Hillary Freeman, from Freeman Law Offices, LLC will offer her personal and professional expertise
Oct
14
Wed
7:00 pm Private IEP Review Clinic @ The Family Resource Network
Private IEP Review Clinic @ The Family Resource Network
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Each school year brings new questions and concerns in regards to your child’s Individualized Education Plan and sometimes you need the advice of a professional. Attorney Hillary Freeman, from Freeman Law Offices, LLC will offer her personal and professional expertise