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May 31, 2022  

One in 12 households here face food insecurity, study says

An estimated one in 12 New Jersey households don’t have reliable access to healthy food, but the problem could be eased by better coordination between government and private groups that work to overcome hunger in the state, according to a new study.

May 2, 2022  

Toms River Students Experience The Joy Of Field Of Dreams

After realizing there is a lack of activities available for people of all ages with special needs, Kane came up with the Field of Dreams complex. For starters, the designs of the baseball field, miniature golf course, and basketball and bocce ball courts eliminate issues for wheelchair-bound players.

March 9, 2022  

CSOC Summer Camp Services 2022

For 2022, the Children's System of Care (CSOC) will be providing Summer Camp Services to eligible children, youth, and young adults under 21 years of age. These services include Financial Support toward Summer Camp Tuition and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp.

March 9, 2022  

Talking to Children about War

Parents and caregivers can help navigate what they are seeing and hearing by having a conversation with them, acknowledging their feelings, and finding ways to cope together

December 20, 2021  

Discussing Internet Browsing Safety with Your Kids

If you’re a conscientious parent who wants to foster safe online habits for your kids, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll give you the tips and tricks you need to know so your child is safe on the internet.

August 2, 2021  

Medicaid Coverage of ABA: A Progress Report

Thankfully, coverage for medically necessary Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment for children with autism enrolled in Medicaid/NJ FamilyCare became a possibility in April 2020. 

July 26, 2021

NJ Human Services Announces Partnership with Community Health Law Project to Increase Access to Legal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals with Lower Incomes

Through the partnership, eligible deaf and hard of hearing individuals can receive legal assistance and supports with matters related to their public assistance, health insurance, social security benefits, landlord-tenant disputes, foreclosure defense, family law issues, consumer protection and debt collection and more.

March 30, 2021  

FY22 State Budget Enhances Funding for the Autism and I/DD Community

Despite the unprecedented challenges of the previous year, the Governor proposed a $44.8 billion budget that would help the State build back from the pandemic and enhance funding for essential services for the autism and intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) community.

January 25, 2021  

Why Billions In Food Aid Hasn't Gotten To Needy Families

According to a report from Feeding America, 1 in 4 households with children experienced food insecurity in 2020. "These are just levels that we've never seen before," says Diane Schanzenbach, an economist at Northwestern University.