Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ

Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ

 
General Information
Description of Serviceis 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
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Contact's Phone 609-292-9742 or 800-922-7233 in NJ Only
Contact's Email advocate@drnj.org
Mailing Address 1 210 South Broad Street
Mailing Address 2 3rd Floor
Mailing City, State, Zip Trenton, NJ 08608
Main Phone 609-292-9742 or 800-922-7233 in NJ Only
TDD Phone 609-633-7106
Fax 609-777-0187
Service Location Email advocate@drnj.org
Web Address www.drnj.org
 
Additional Information
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Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ
Affiliated Program: Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ
This Service: Disability Rights New Jersey-DRNJ
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy ()
Disabilities ()
Legal Services ()