Individual and Family Supports

This department is the point of entry for many individuals, where The Arc staff help individuals and families determine appropriate supports and services.  This department provides:

  • Information on issues such as Social Security, Division on Developmental Disabilities services including:
    • Self-Directed Services
    • Individual Service Plan
    • Individual Education Program (IEP) Support
  • Individual Advocacy
  • Individual Person-Centered Planning Tool Sessions
  • Social work services
  • Transition planning for students graduating from high school.
  • An Independent Living Program, which provides services for people with developmental disabilities who are living in the community independently, but who may need additional support services to sustain themselves in their current housing situation.

Special Series:

Educational Programs

The Achievement Zone
Leadership at The Achievement Zone

Transition options for young adults
18-25 and adults over 25.

Keep Achieving (Kach) at Brookdale

A three year college experience
for young adults with I/DD

Self-directed services

Click on any of the links below to learn more about these programs (each brochure is 2 pages – be sure to scroll down for the 2nd page):

  • A Day of the Arts (community based experiential learning in the arts)
  • Great Expectations (a community based enrichment opportunity focusing on academics, social skills and physical fitness – recently expanded to accomodate growing interest!)
  • Serve & Learn at Celtic Charms (community based volunteering and an opportunity for therapeutic horseback riding) – to register, contact the Recreation Department at (732) 493-0225– Fall Dates – May 14-June 18
  • Serve & Learn at Red Bank (community based volunteering and classroom learning) – Wednesdays 10-3

Program Schedule - 2015 - 2016

For more information about Individual and Family Supports

Contact: Sarah Logan
Director of Individual and Family Supports
(732) 493-1919, ext. 700