Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ

 
General Information
Description of Agencyis the consumer-directed, non-profit organization that serves as New Jersey's designated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities in the state.

In partnership with individuals with disabilities and their families, DRNJ works to protect and advance the rights of people with disabilities. DRNJ provides information and referral and a broad range of advocacy services, including legal representation in numerous cases in state and federal courts.

Incorporated in 1994, DRNJ was subsequently designated by the Governor to serve as New Jersey's protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities. As the protection and advocacy system, DRNJ operates nine federally funded programs: Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PADD); Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI); Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR); Client Assistance Program (CAP); Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS); Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI); Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology (PAAT); Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC); and Protection and Advocacy for Voter Access (PAVA).
LocationStatewide
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone609-292-9742 or 800-922-7233 in NJ Only
Contact's Emailadvocate@drnj.org
Mailing Address 1210 South Broad Street
Mailing Address 23rd Floor
Mailing City, State, ZipTrenton, NJ 08608
Main Phone609-292-9742 or 800-922-7233 in NJ Only
TDD Phone609-633-7106
Fax609-777-0187
Emailadvocate@drnj.org
Web Addresswww.drnj.org
 
Additional Information
TTY Line (check if yes)X
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ
Affiliated Programs: Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ
Affiliated Services: Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ