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What resources and assistance are available for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities?

In response to COVID-19, the Department of Human Services and the Division of Developmental Disabilities have:

Information related to COVID-19 will continue to be posted on the Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates page: https://nj.gov/humanservices/ddd/resources/coronavirus.html

Additional information and help can be obtained through the following channels:

  • For general questions, residents can call 211
  • For clinical questions, residents should call 1-800-962-1253 (This hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)
  • For live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211
  • To receive alerts on their phone, residents should text "NJCOVID" to 898-211

Additional resources can be found through local non-profits and advocacy organizations including:

Posted/Updated: 3/28/2020

Source: https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/news/press/2020/approved/20200318b.html| https://nj.gov/humanservices/ddd/resources/coronavirus.html