Disability Grant Assistance and Resources in New Jersey

As anyone who has every shopped for one can tell you, handicap vans are more expensive than normal vehicles. The additional costs of conversion and adaptive technologies often make the prices too steep for many New Jersey residents with disabilities.

However, there are resources for handicap van financing in New Jersey. Below you will find a listing of non-profit and government organizations that are dedicated to helping people with disabilities in New Jersey.

If you have any questions or are interested in a resource that isn’t listed, contact MobilityWorks today.

MobilityWorks Locations in New Jersey

2303 Wallace Blvd.
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077

5105 New Jersey RT-33
Farmingdale, NJ 07727

Highland Park
211 Woodbridge Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904

1549 Gateway Blvd
Woodbury, NJ 08096

Assistive Technology Center

The Assistive Technology Center is a resource for information and equipment for citizens of New Jersey with disabilities.

Contact Information
1005 Whitehead Road Extension
Suite 1
Ewing, NJ 08638
888-322-1918 ext. 595
TTY: 609-882-4182
Website: https://www.assistivetechnologycenter.org/

New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)

The New Jersey DVRS offers services to help people with disabilities find and keep employment. This often involves access to assistive technologies.

Contact Information
60 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 996-8970
Website: https://careerconnections.nj.gov/careerconnections/plan/foryou/disable/vocational_rehabilitation_services.shtml

New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD))

The NJCDD strives to ensure that New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities and their families have access to the services and supports available to them.

Contact Information
PO Box 700
Trenton, NJ 08625-0700
Website: https://www.njcdd.org

New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)

The New Jersey SILC represents the interests of New Jersey’s disability population and includes Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Contact Information
Contact the New Jersey SILC through their website.

Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), State of New Jersey

The New Jersey’s DMVA helps veterans and their families receive the benefits that they are entitled to from the state and federal governments. This may include assistance with handicap van access.

Contact Information
P.O. Box 340
Trenton, NJ 08625-0340
Website: Contact form.

Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ)

DRNJ advocates for the rights of individuals with disabilities and provides assistance for residents seeking grants for assistive technologies.

Contact Information
210 S Broad Street
3rd Floor
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
800-922-7233 (NJ only)
Fax: 609-777-0187
TTY: 609-633-7106
Website: https://www.drnj.org/

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Program

The Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund is a financial assistance program for New Jersey families whose children have an illness or condition otherwise uncovered by insurance, State or Federal programs, or other source, such as fundraising. The Fund is intended to assist in preserving a family’s ability to cope with the responsibilities which accompany a child’s significant health problems.

Contact Information
P.O. Box 728
Trenton, NJ 08625-0728
1-800-335-FUND (3863)
Website: https://www.nj.gov/humanservices/cicrf/text/

Fred’s Footsteps

Fred’s Footsteps is a program which helps provide financial support to families during a child’s illness. The program provides a funding bridge to working families, who meet certain criteria, for a period of one year to help them adjust to their child’s changing needs. The program is applicable to residents of specific counties in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Contact Information
P.O. Box 315
Gladwyne, PA 19035
Website: https://www.fredsfootsteps.org/