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Resources in New Jersey


AMVETS and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.

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Phone: 609-526-4356
Address: 611 Beverly-Rancocas Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046



Brain Injury Support Groups

Brain injury support groups can be a valuable source of information, emotional support, encouragement and social activities for people who have sustained a brain injury as well as family members and other caregivers.

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Brain Injury Trust Fund

Brain injury trust funds established by state governments are intended to create funding to help people with brain injury and their families. If a brain injury trust fund is available in a state, funds may be used to pay for case management, assistive technology, home modifications, transportation, respite short term therapies, and other services depending upon the rules in a given state. State funding for a brain injury trust fund may come from a surcharge on speeding or other motor vehicle violations and through other means.

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Phone: 609-292-7800
Toll Free: 888-285-3036
Address: NJ Department of Human Services Division of Disability Services
Trenton, NJ 08625


Client Assistance Program

The Client Assistance Program (CAP) can provide information and support to individuals who have questions or complaints about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services in their state. The CAP program can explain the rights and responsibilities of people receiving services from VR, can mediate disputes between clients and VR, and can advise or assist in filing formal complaints or appeals of VR decisions.

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Phone: 609-292-9742
Toll Free: 800-922-7233
Address: 210 S Broad St, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608


Independent Living Center

Independent Living Centers are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Each ILC offers independent living skills training, peer counseling, and information about services that can assist a person live as independently as possible in the community.

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Address: There are multiple Independent Living Centers in NJ.
Visit the New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Council website to find the Independent Living Center in your county


Medicaid Office

Medicaid provides basic health care for people who have a disability, limited income, or receive certain other government benefits. Medicaid offices offer information on who is eligible and how to apply for Medicaid. In some states, a Medicaid home and community-based services waiver (HCBS) exists, which helps people with brain injury who prefer to get long-term care services and supports in their home or community instead of an institutional setting like a nursing home.

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Toll Free: 800-356-1561
Address: 222 S Warren St
Trenton, NJ 08625
Locate your local Social Services office

New Jersey has a Medicaid Waiver for brain injury. To learn more about the waiver

Phone: 609-292-4800 or 888-285-3036



Parent Training and Information Center

Parent Training and Information Centers help parents of children with disabilities, including brain injury, understand their rights and obtain appropriate services for their children within the school system. Services can include peer to peer support and assistance, advocacy for services, parent or school training, and referral to available community resources.

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  • New Jersey Association for Special Children & Families
  • New Jersey Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

Protection and Advocacy

The Protection and Advocacy office works with people with disabilities, including brain injury, to ensure access to appropriate supports and services which can include educational programs, financial entitlements, healthcare, accessible housing, transportation, and employment opportunities. It also works to prevent the abuse, neglect and inappropriate placement of people with disabilities.

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Phone: 609-292-9742
Toll Free: 800-922-7233
Address: 210 S Broad St, Third Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608


State Insurance Department

State Insurance Departments are state agencies that ensure insurance companies obey all state insurance laws and regulations. They can offer information about insurance laws in the state, and assist consumers in resolving complaints or concerns with insurance companies.

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Phone: 609-292-7272
Toll Free: 800-446-7467
Address: NJDOBI PO BOX 471
Trenton, NJ 08625-0471


Victims of Crime Compensation Fund

Crime victim compensation programs across the country offer crucial financial assistance to victims of violent crimes. This government program is designed to pay for some of the costs that can result from being the victim of a violent crime. This can include payments for some medical expenses, counseling costs, lost wages or burial expenses.

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Toll Free: 877-658-2221
Address: 50 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102


Vocational Rehabilitation

A federal/state program designed to assist people with a disability to return to gainful employment. Individualized services can include assessment, evaluation, career counseling, counseling, job training and job support.

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Address: PO BOX 398
Trenton, NJ 08625-0398

The mailing address is for the Administrative Offices. There are multiple Vocational Rehabilitation Offices in the state. To find your local office visit the website 


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