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Covid-19 Publications/Resources--NJ Department of Children and Families

Submitted by: Jeff Cupo, Montville Twp Public Library, Aug 19, 2020

NJ Department of Children and Families' publications regarding services being provided throughout the state during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • ETHNIC COMMUNITIES
  • LGBTI
  • OTHER

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Mental Health
  • Foster Care
  • Parenting
  • Children

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

NJSave - NJ DoAS Initiative

Submitted by: Kara Brehm, Cape May County Library, Dec 5, 2019

This website contains information about NJSave with a link to an online application to help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs,

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Accessbility
  • Assistance
  • Low-Income
  • Resource

Resource Types: 

  • DIVERSITY PROGRAM & SERVICES
  • ONLINE RESOURCES

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Nov 15, 2019

Dial 211 from any phone in New Jersey 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and receive information and referral assistance for community resources, such as affordable housing, food pantries, shelters, social

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • ETHNIC COMMUNITIES
  • IMMIGRANTS
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS
  • OTHER

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Immigrants
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults
  • Other
  • People with Different Abilities
  • Multicultural
  • Veterans

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

New Jersey Resources 2019-2020: a state guide to disability services

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Nov 15, 2019

New Jersey Resources 2019-2020 is published annually by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services.  It is a comprehensive guide to community, county, local, natio

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Autism
  • Hearing Impaired (Deafness)
  • Homebound
  • Mental Disability
  • Visually Impaired
  • People with Different Abilities
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

NJ Division of Disability Services Resource Directory

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, May 5, 2017

The Resource Directory is published annually by the NJ Division of Disability Services. It is the definitive statewide guide to disability services in New Jersey.

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Aging

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Webfinder: People with Disabilities

Submitted by: Joan Delman, South Plainfield Public Library, May 14, 2015

Links to selected online resources for people with disabilities, covering government benefits & services, employment, travel and more. Updated at least once yearly.

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • People with Different Abilities

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Veterans Visually-Impaired Services Outpatient Rehabilitation

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Mar 5, 2015

The Visually-Impaired Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) is a program of the NJ-VA Health System that serves veterans with vision loss.

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Visually Impaired
  • Veterans

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Disability Status Report: New Jersey

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Mar 5, 2015

The Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute(EDI) publishes annual reports on the prevalence of impairments in the U.S.  State profiles are available and there is a report for NJ.

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • People with Different Abilities

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

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