Are you an individual with a developmental disability and you need support services? Do you live in New Jersey?
The very first thing that you should do is get in touch with the Division of Developmental Disabilities of NJ.
Here is the web site: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/services
Here is the main number: 1-800-832-9173
Check out their web site or give them a call. When you call, make sure that you ask for the phone number of the county that you reside in. Each county has there own number for you to call.
These are the services that you can apply for assistance with below: Case management services, day services, community care waiver, self directed services, family support services, supported employment services for DDD clients and guardianship services. All of these services can greatly assist you in maintaining or increasing your quality of life in many ways.
So, check out the web site first to familiarize your self with each of the above services first. It is to your benefit to be aware of each service before you make that call. This way when you call you can be properly directed to the exact service that you may need. and start the application process.
If you need help you should check out the web site or make the call.