• What happens to parents/guardians of children and young adults whose disabilities prevent them from attending a typical afterschool program?

    They lose their jobs
    They lose their vehicles
    They lose their homes
    They lose HOPE

    Where is ID/DD Ombudsman Paul Aronsohn?
    Isn't he supposed to speak up for our special needs kids?

    Paul Aronsohn's job description according to the NJ Dept of Treasury:

    "Work with service recipients, families and the departments to facilitate the provision of services and supports"

    Contact ID/DD Ombudsman Paul Aronsohn
    609-649-1734
    paul.aronsohn@treas.nj.gov

    Contact NJ DCF Commissioner Beyer TODAY and demand she take action now!
    609-888-7900
    dcf.commissioner@dcf.nj.gov

    Contact Governor Phil Murphy:
    https://www.nj.gov/governor/contact/all/

    It's time for Commissioner Beyer to provide guidelines and funding so special needs children and young adults can use after school respite services again!

    Commissioner Beyer and Governor Murphy have had over 6 months to develop protocols and procedures to ensure safe operation of afterschoolrespite services for special needs families!

    Most school districts have begun in-person or hybrid programs so students are back in class!
    Make your voice heard TODAY!!