What’s the NJCDD?

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The NJCDD provides a platform for individuals, family members, advocates, and public and private agencies to develop a coordinated social policy for advancing the rights and opportunities of New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities.

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Subscribe to our mailing list and learn more about the current issues important to people with developmental disabilities and their families.  Connect with other advocates to find out how you can help make a difference.  Join the conversation and shape the dialog within our disabilities community. People & Families , NJ Common Ground, Advocacy in Action, Disability in Focus, Subscribe, NJCDD Facebook, Twitter

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Join the NJCDD in making a difference in our communities.  Gain the skills you need to become an effective disabilities advocate.  Let your voice be heard. People First New Jersey, Family Support, Youth Leadership, PIP, Join Us at Council Meetings, Become a Council Member

What’s New

DDD-Updates-WhatsNewBannerIn an effort to help individuals and families stay up-to-date on important changes at the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), the NJCDD will now post all Division Updates on our website. Visit our DDD Updates Page in our Resources section to find out what’s new for the Developmental Disabilities policies that are important to you and your loved-ones.


The deadline has passed to submit proposals for the NJCDD current grant opportunities.  We thank all the organizations who submitted proposals, as well as all those who helped spread the word about our Request for Proposals.  Please visit our Grants Page for further information and updates.

The New Jersey Council Developmental Disability-survey-tell-us-how-were-doing-webbannerHave you joined the NJCDD at any of our meetings, events, or programs in 2016?  If so, we hope you’ll participate in this brief survey to let us know how we are doing and to help us improve in the new year. www.surveymonkey.com/r/NJCDD-Evaluation

Announcing our New Disability in Focus Blog Post. Presenting Facts. Sharing Views. Starting Conversations.

People-and-Families-The-New-Jersey-Council-on-Developmental-Disabilities-Winter-2017-FILM-ACADEMY-360-State-of-the-Art-Media-Production-WebBannerTake a look at our All New People & Families Magazine Winter 2017 FILM ACADEMY 360 State of the Art Media Production

New Jersey Regional Family Support Planning Council The Statewide FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL A new opportunity for family advocatesFamilies can now take their advocacy efforts even further by joining the new Family Advisory Council, an official advisory group for family members of individuals with developmental disabilities who are served by the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities.  Visit the Family Advisory Council page to learn more.

New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities 2017-2021 Five-Year Planning GoalsAfter months of development and valuable feedback from families, individuals, and advocates, the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities is pleased to release our next 5-year plan.  Visit our 5-Year Plan to see what we’ll be working on beginning in FY-2017

The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Advocacy in Action E-Newsletter Join the mailing list for NJCDD's monthly e-newsletterThe Advocacy in Action e-newsletter is your newest source for news and updates from the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities.  Click Here to view past editions of the newsletter and to sign up for our mailing list.

News & Events

    1. Cape May County Public Spring Forum & Provider Fair

      April 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    2. Access-ABILITY Resource Fair for Children & Adults

      April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    3. Housing Choices for People with Developmental Disabilities

      April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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