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Advocating and advancing the human, civil and legal rights of persons with disabilities

 

Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ) is a private, non-profit, consumer-directed organization established to:

  • Advocate for and advance the human, civil and legal rights of citizens of New Jersey with disabilities;
  • Promote public awareness and recognition of individuals with disabilities as equally entitled members of society;
  • Advise and assist persons with disabilities, family members, attorneys and guardians in obtaining and protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities; and
  • Provide education, training and technical assistance to individuals with disabilities, the agencies that serve them, advocates, attorneys, professionals, courts and others regarding the rights of individuals with disabilities.

 

We Want to Hear from You!

On March 18, 2014, representatives from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) will visit Disability Rights New Jersey in Trenton, New Jersey.

SAMHSA/CMHS invites you to send written comments about the PAIMI Program services and activities conducted by DRNJ. Please send your comments to SAMHSA/CMHS by e-mail to PAIMI@samhsa.hhs.gov or by mail to the attention of: The PAIMI Program Coordinator, SAMHSA/CMHS, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 2-1105, Rockville, Maryland 20857.

Also...

In order to ensure that DRNJ’s limited resources are used to address issues of importance to people with disabilities, we are seeking input from people with disabilities, their families, professionals, health care and service providers, and the general public to guide DRNJ in determining its priorities for the coming three years.

To access a priority survey, click the appropriate link below:

DRNJ's Priority Rating Survey

DRNJ's Priority Rating Survey in Spanish

 

DRNJ is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and includes Spanish speaking staff. In addition, DRNJ has telephone language interpreting services to facilitate communication with individuals in 150 languages and dialects. (Interpretation Services Notification)

 

Member, National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

 

 

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New Jersey's designated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities


Disability Rights New Jersey
210 S Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
1.800.922.7233 (in NJ only) 1.609.292.9742 (Voice)
1.609.777.0187 (Fax) 1.609.633.7106 (TTY)
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DRNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides services to all persons with disabilities regardless of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, sex, sexual or affectional orientation, ancestry or disability. Any concerns regarding the agency’s compliance with these non-discrimination efforts may be brought to the attention of the Executive Director.

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