NJCDD Completed Grants

One of the ways the NJCDD works to promote the goals and objectives in its five-year plan is by offering grants.

Below is a list of grant awarded organizations and programs that provided new, creative, and sustainable services that broaden opportunities for people with developmental disabilities in New Jersey.

The Arc of New Jersey

Training and Resource Databank

The goals of this project are to research the training resources currently available to individuals, families, and disability advocates in NJ, develop an accessible online databank of those resources, identify gaps in the training and materials, and develop recommendations to address those gaps. Access DD Training Resources

SPAN Advocacy

SEVA – Special Education Volunteer Advocate Training

The goal of this project is to establish a Special Education Volunteer Advocates (SEVA) program building on their existing 6-part Resource Parent Training Program. Read More

Community Access Unlimited (CAU)

Advocates & Family Guide to Services (Mental Health)

The goal of this project is to develop and disseminate the 2nd Edition of the Family Crisis Handbook, a guidebook detailing how to access services for children and adults with co-occurring developmental and psychiatric disorders. Read More

Supportive Housing Association (SHA)

Innovative initiatives to provide services to facilitate and expand the development of community-based housing for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in New Jersey

The Supportive Housing Association (SHA) was awarded a grant to enhance the housing-related knowledge of support coordinators, support brokers, and other professionals who assist people with IDD and their families. Read More

Building the Foundation for Housing Opportunities for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The goal of this project is to advance New Jersey’s practices and performance in the provision of community-based housing for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read More

Columbia University

Addressing Barriers to Quality Dental Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in New Jersey

The goal of this one-year project is to assess barriers to quality dental care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Read More

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities

Building Capacity to Improve Adult Health Care for Patients with I/DD

The goal of this project is to impart and improve the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of health care providers; leading to improved health care for adults with I/DD. Read More

Rutgers University – Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)

In Their Own Words: Transportation Issues and Obstacles Facing People with Developmental Disabilities

The goal of this project is to undertake direct research with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), including those living in developmental centers, in order to develop a comprehensive In Their Own Words Report on the issue of transportation and how it affects people with I/DD. Read More

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