Special Needs Resource Directory

If you would like your organization to be added to our directory, please email us at snrec@ucnj.org.

Day Activities & Community Programs

Arc of Union County
973-315-0000
https://arcunion.org/

Children’s Specialized Hospital
888-244-5373
https://www.childrens-specialized.org/

Community Access Unlimited (CAU)
908-354-3040
http://www.caunj.org/

The Connection
908-273-4242
http://www.theconnectiononline.org/

Prevention Links
732-381-4100
http://preventionlinks.org/

TryCAN/Summit Community Programs
908-277-2932
http://summitcommunityprograms.com/156/TryCAN-Special-Needs

Employment Training

Inroads to Opportunities (formerly OCUC)
908-241-7200
http://www.inroadsto.org/

Education

Union County Educational Services Commission
908-232-0719
http://www.ucesc.org/

Housing

New Jersey Connect, Inc.
908-325-1727 | Toll Free 888-589-3330
https://njconnect.org/

Government (State & County)

NJ Department of Children & Families
855-463-6323
https://www.state.nj.us/dcf/

NJ Division of Child Protection & Permanency
Cranford: 908-497-1488
Elizabeth: 908-820-3000
Plainfield: 800-847-1750
https://www.nj.gov/dcf/about/divisions/dcpp/

NJ Division of Disability Services (DDS)
888-285-3036
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds/

NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)
800-832-9173
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home/

Union County Office for People with Special Needs
908-527-4781
ucnj.org/departments/human-services/office-for-people-with-special-needs/

Union County Office for the Disabled
908-527-4807
ucnj.org/departments/human-services/office-for-the-disabled/

Summer Camp Opportunities

Kid’s Guide online
http://www.kidsguidenj.com/special_needs/specneeds_camps.html
908-665-0607

Miscellaneous

Autism Speaks
888-288-4762
www.autismspeaks.org

Autism Society of America
800-328-8476
www.autism-society.org

Advancing Opportunities
800-322-1918
www.cpofnj.org

Hands and Voices
609-789-0677
www.handsandvoices.org

Access Link
800-722-2287
www.njtransit.com

Cranford Community Center
908-709-7283
www.cranfordnj.org/recreation-parks

Trailside Nature & Science Center
908-789-3670
www.ucnj.org/parks-recreation/trailside-nature-science-center

Jewish Family Services
908-352-8375
http://www.jfscentralnj.org/

Our House, Inc.
908-464-8008
http://www.ourhousenj.org/

Trinitas Integrated Services Delivery Team
908-497-0922
http://trinitasrmc.org/behavioral_health_integrated.htm

Trinitas Crisis Assessment Response and Enhanced Services (CARES)
888-393-3007
http://trinitasrmc.org/behavioral_health.htm

Support for Children & Families

Community Coordinated Childcare (4C)
973-923-1433
Toll Free:  1-800-332-9227
https://www.ccccunion.org/copy-of-advocacy

Families and Community Together (FACT)
908-789-8500
http://www.factnj.org/

Union County Division of Youth Services
908-558-2520
https://ucnj.org/departments/human-services/youth-services/

YMCAs with Special Needs Programming

Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch
732-388-0057
http://www.ymcaeuc.org/RahWay-Branch

YMCA of Fanwood- Scotch Plains
908-889-8880
http://fspymca.org/

Summit Area YMCA
908-273-3330
http://www.thesay.org/

Westfield Area YMCA
9085-233-2700
https://www.westfieldynj.org/

For more resources, please access the NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services 2014 Resource Guide.