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Special Child Health Services Division 

Special Child Health Services assists in the procurement of coordinated and comprehensive services for children, birth through age 21, who have a chronic health condition, disability or developmental delay. Assistance includes, but is not limited to:

  • Informal Counseling & referral
  • Assessment of family & child needs
  • Assistance with health & educational services
  • Crisis resources
  • Case management & monitoring

Assists in acquiring the following:

  • Early Intervention Services
  • Sliding-scale fees for hearing aides, prostheses and pulmonary pharmaceuticals for clients whose insurance does not cover such items.
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

New Jersey Resources Directory 2020-2021 
It's a comprehensive guide detailing the programs and services the NJ Department of Human Services offers to residents, caregivers and advocates.
 View the directory here

The Cumberland County Department of Human Services HELP/AYUDA brochure lists Cumberland County agencies by services offered, and the phone numbers to reach them
Cumberland County Human Services HELP brochure

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

 

Acenda Integrated Health


Resources for families in Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties
www.cgsresource.net

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
www.njcatastrophicfund.org

NJ Parent Link 
www.njparentlink.nj.gov

New Jersey Early Intervention System
www.njeis.org

PerformCare
www.performcarenj.org

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
www.spannj.org


Cumberland/ Gloucester/ Salem Family Support Organization
www.cgsfso.org

NJ Division of Disability Services
www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds


NJ Department of Children and Families link to hurricane resources for children
http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/home/hurricane.html

Center for Disease Control link to developmental checklists
www.cdc.gov/actearly

Disability Rights New Jersey
www.drnj.org

NJ FamilyCare
www.njfamilycare.org

The Center for Parent Information & resources
www.parentcenterhub.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders
www.rarediseases.org

NJ State Department of Special Education
www.state.nj.us/education/specialed

 

Contact: Elizabeth Thomas, (856) 327-7602