Human & Special Services
The Gloucester County Division of Human and Special Services is an Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) agency helping to connect people with disabilities between the ages of 18 to 59 years old with the services they need to achieve and maintain independent living in the community. The division is a comprehensive center, offering information, direct services, referrals, and community advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The division has been designated to coordinate Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) issues, serve as a resource for municipalities and the community, and examine the impact of regulations that may effect the disabled community.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. 2020 marked the 30th Anniversary of this transformational legislation, which is known as the Civil Rights Act for individuals with disabilities.
Project SEARCH is a one-year, business-led, unpaid internship program for students with disabilities in their last year of high school that takes place entirely at a host business.
To learn more about Project Search and view the informational video Click Here
To be eligible for the program, students must be between the ages of 18-21, have a documented disability (IEP), eligible for DVRS services, completed the credit requirements for graduation, and will be entering their last year of high school eligibility. to apply, see Gloucester County Project Search Application
Southern NJ Continuum of Care (SNJCoC)
As part of the Continuum of Care process, the SNJCoC has posted the following for review: