Disabled Persons

Alliance Center for Independence

The Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) recognizes disability as a natural and beautiful part of human diversity. ACI is a 501(c)(3) community-based, grassroots organization that supports and promotes independent living for people with disabilities in Middlesex, Union, and Somerset counties in New Jersey.

Address: 
629 Amboy Ave
Edison, NJ 08837
United States

Disability Resources

US Department of Labor

This site connects people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers to helpful resources on topics such as how to apply for disability benefits, find a job, get health care or pay for accessible housing.

Middlesex County Department of Aging & Disabled Services

The Office of Aging & Disabled Services is the state designated area agency on aging to advocate, plan, coordinate and provide area wide programs and services for senior citizens and disabled persons residing in the county. The office serves as the connecting link between County government, State Government and local communities in the development of various programs and initiatives.

Address: 
75 Bayard Street
5th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
United States

New Jersey Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired

New Jersey Department of Human Services

The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Vision Impaired was established in 1910 by order of the NJ State Legislature.

New Jersey Division of Aging Services

The Division of Aging Services administers federal and State-funded services and supports and makes it easier for seniors and caregivers to live in the community as long as possible with independence, dignity and choice. The agency receives federal funds under the Older Americans Act whereby it serves over 500,000 individuals and is the focal point for planning services for the aging, developing comprehensive information about New Jersey’s older adult population and its needs, and maintaining information about services available to older adults throughout the state.

Address: 
Division of Aging Services
P.O. Box 715
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States

New Jersey Division of Disability Services

Within the Department of Human Services, the Division of Disability Services (DDS) provides a single point of entry for those seeking disability-related information in New Jersey.

DDS works to streamline access to services and information that promote and enhance independent living for individuals with all disabilities by facilitating coordination and cooperation among local, county, and state government agencies.

Address: 
11A Quakerbridge Plaza
Mercerville, NJ 08619
United States

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Wheelchair Symbol Plates and Person with a Disability Placards

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission

If your condition falls into one of the categories listed below, you are eligible for wheelchair symbol plates and a placard that give you special parking privileges.

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse

New Jersey Self Help Clearinghouse

The New Jersey Self-Help Clearinghouse was started in 1981 as the first statewide operation of its kind in the country.

New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center

The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) serves New Jersey residents of all ages (children, teens and adults) who cannot read standard print or who cannot hold a book or turn the pages of a book because of a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a visual impairment. TBBC provides no-cost, home-delivered services as a regional library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), a division of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Address: 
2300 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
United States

NJ Transit Access Link

Offers people with disabilities transit service which is comparable to the local bus service. Mini-buses and wheelchair access vans are used.

Each person must be certified at one of the NJ Transit Access Link certifying agencies.

Address: 
1 Penn Plaza East
Newark, NJ 07105
United States
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