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April 12, 2018

CSOC Summer Camp Services 2018: Application Deadline April 30th 2018!

For Youth Determined Eligible for Developmental Disability Services

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.

January 31, 2018

DDMI Quarterly Newsletter - February 2018

            
A publication to ensure access to pertinent information that enhances efforts to meet the needs of youth experiencing intellectual, developmental and/or mental health challenges throughout the State of New Jersey.

January 23, 2018

Prevent Opioid Overdose, Save Lives!

FREE TRAINING AND NALOXONE NASAL SPRAY KITS
In case of overdose, use naloxone 

  • On-site Trainings
  • Distribution of FREE naloxone kits
     
July 26, 2017

NEW JERSEY HEALTH INITIATIVES AWARDS $200,000 GRANT TO BUILD NEXT GENERATION COMMUNITY LEADERS AMONG PERTH AMBOY YOUTH

Jewish Renaissance Foundation to Facilitate Local Program over the Next Three Years

[PERTH AMBOY, NJ] – July 26, 2017- New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), the statewide grantmaking program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has recently announced its latest round of grants dedicated to building a Culture of Health. The Jewish Renaissance Foundation (JRF) has been awarded $200,000 for its project entitled "Emerging Leaders for a Healthier Community."

The Emerging Leaders for a Healthier Community (ELHC) project aims to provide youth from the City of Perth Amboy with an opportunity to gain leadership skills while serving in a capacity to aid key community stakeholders by developing an action plan to improve the City of Perth Amboy’s overall health. The strategy will incorporate a community-based, multi-agency approach to implement a service-learning curriculum to participating youth under the NJHI-funded initiative. "JRF’s vision is for a community where youth will be an integral part of the city-wide strategic plan in building a Culture of Health," stated Alexandra Cross, JRF’s Chief Executive Officer. "We are honored to receive this grant award and to work together with our youth and New Jersey Health Initiatives to build a Culture of Health in Perth Amboy." 
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July 19, 2017

Attention: Transportation Stories Needed

The Arc of New Jersey has partnered with the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation to conduct a research study about how adults with disabilities use different modes of transportation.  

We are looking for members of the New Jersey Self-Advocacy Network, independent self-advocates, and family members to share their stories about how transportation has helped or hindered their ability to get around.  

June 28, 2017

Coordinated Family Care (CFC) Announces the 2017-2018 Resource Development Funds for Community Agencies

The Middlesex County Care Management Organization, Coordinated Family Care, is pleased to offer Resource Development Funds.  This funding is available to community-based providers that are interested in expanding their ability to provide services that will include all children throughout Middlesex County who may or may not be involved in the Children’s System of Care. 

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May 2, 2017

Children's System of Care Newsletter

The Children's System of Care (CSOC) serves children, youth, and young adults with a wide range of challenges associated with emotional and behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and substance use.  CSOC is committed to providing services based on the individual need of each child and family within a system of care approach that is strength-based, culturally competent, family-centered and in a community-based environment.