DiscoverAbility: New Jersey’s Strategic Plan for Creating a Comprehensive Employment System for People with Disabilities

New Jersey

State Policies & Initiatives: 

During the final year of the DiscoverAbility NJ project, New Jersey became an Employment First state and joined the national State Employment Leadership Network (SELN). Nonprofit community service providers assist people with disabilities with a wide range of needs, including finding employment, and comprise a large part of the workforce in New Jersey that assists people with disabilities in finding employment.

  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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