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Parenting a special needs child? Project Sussex Kids connects parents of children with special needs in Sussex County, New Jersey, to information, resources and support.

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Resources and Information about Caring for Special Needs Children in Sussex County, New Jersey

Sources of Support
Social Service Agencies
Project Self-Sufficiency 973-940-3500
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network 1-800-634-SPAN or 973-642-8100
Disability Rights New Jersey 1-800-922-7233; TTY, 609-633-7106
Rutgers School of Law, Special Education Clinic 973-353-5576
SCARC 973-383-7442
Wrights Law Special Ed Advocate Newsletter
National Institute of Mental Health
Atlantic Behavioral Health, Child and Adolescent Services 1-888-247-1400
Housing Partnership 973-659-1414;
Ginnie's House 973-579-0770,
New Jersey Department of Children & Families, Foster Care 1-877-NJ-FOSTER, 877-653-6783
State of New Jersey, Department of Children & Families, Foster & Adoption Services 1-800-99-ADOPT;; 1-877-NJFOSTER;
Youth Consultation Service 973-482-8411,
Family Intervention Services; Outpatient Services 973-940-0105; 1-844-446-2299
Sussex County Disability Services Advisory Council 973-579-0559, ext. 1281, Regina Hannapple,
Sussex County Special Child Health Services 201 Wheatsworth Road, 973-948-5239
Mom2Mom Hotline 1-877-914-MOM2
Local Government
Sussex County, New Jersey Official Directory
United States Department of Labor Disability Resources
Other Organizations
Caring4ourkids Caring4ourkids
Foster Care Alumni 1-888-ALUMNI-0, 888-258-6640,
Autism Treatment Center of America: Son Rise Program 1-877-766-7473
Community Hope 855-483-8466,
New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs New Jersey State Veteran's Benefits & Discounts
NJ211 Partnership Special Needs Registry
Other Sources of Support
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Kids
National Military Families Association Exceptional Family Member Program
Information of Interest Topic
Education Law Center The Right to Special Education in New Jersey: A Guide for Advocates
Autism Resources from SPAN Through the Maze: Autism Resource Guide
Springer Link Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders
Advocates for Children of New Jersey Kids Count 2015: Giving Every Child a Chance
Statewide Parent Advocady Network Children's Mental Health Services: A Family Guide
Housing Partnership Foreclosure Prevention Assistance
Child Trends Positive Youth Development
Child Trends Why We Need to Talk about Guns and Youth
NORWESCAP Homelessness Prevention Program
State of New Jersey, Department of Children & Families Immigration Legal Services Resources by Region
Retail Me Not The Real Deal: Reduce the Noise, Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Your Storage Finder Moving with Special Needs Kids
Home City Real Estate Ceating a Home where your Child can Thrive with a Disability
Do It Academic Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities
Wall Street Journal Estate Planning When You Have a Special Needs Child
Big Rentz Keeping Disabled Persons Safe Around Construction
Home City Real Estate Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive
Quoted Disaster Preparedness for Disabled Individuals
Home Advisor Budget Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Individuals with Special Needs
Your Storage Finder Tips for Decluttering and Organizing Your Home
Quicken Loans Financial Planning for Special Needs
Household Quotes Creating a Home Where Disabled Children Can Thrive
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Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - Phone: 973-940-3500 - Fax: 973-940-3501 - Email:
Made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Department of Children & Families
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Project Sussex Kids connects parents of special needs children in the Sussex County New Jersey (NJ) municipalities of Newton, Andover Borough, Andover Township, Branchville Borough, Byram Township, Frankford Township, Franklin Borough, Fredon Township, Green Township, Hamburg Borough, Hampton Township, Hardyston Township, Hopatcong Borough, Lafayette Township, Montague Township, Ogdensburg Borough, Sandyston Township, Sparta Township, Stanhope Borough, Stillwater Township, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, Walpack Township, and Wantage Township to information and resources for activities, education, parenting, childcare, recreation, health, wellness, safety, and support.