The ACCSES Staff
ACCSES New Jersey, formerly the New Jersey Association of
Rehabilitation Facilities is a not-for-profit organization dedicated
to providing leadership and support to members who advocate for and
serve persons with disabilities through community based programs
located throughout New Jersey.
The Association provides a series of activities designed to address
the needs and concerns of statewide community rehabilitation program
members who directly provide employment and other services
to more than 40,000 adults with significant disabilities. These
Continuing Education . . . . . .
focuses on professional development for all levels of program staff
within the membership. Training and educational programs are designed
to improve and expand direct services. Educational programs are
provided in cooperation with others in the field.
Liaison with State and Federal Agencies. . .
. . . is an intensive education and advocacy effort directed at
appropriate governmental agencies. These include Education, Labor and
Human Services. The primary goals of these activities are to improve
services and public policy affecting people with disabilities.
Governmental Affairs. . . . . .
provides testimony, conducts ongoing reviews of State and Federal
legislation, analyzes government regulatory activities, and keeps
ACCSES members apprized of the impact of specific policies, procedures
and legislation affecting people with disabilities.
Resource and Information. . . . . .
gathers and disseminates information of an educational and
professional nature which is relevant to all aspects of
rehabilitation, habilitation, employment services and community
support programs for people with disabilities.
Sales and Marketing. . . . . .
facilitates the marketing and sale of products and services
manufactured or provided by people with disabilities. ACCSES has been
appointed the Central Non-Profit Agency (CNA) to implement the State
Use Law. This legislation enables participating programs to sell their
products and services to State agencies and local units of government.
Technical Assistance & Consultation. . .
. . . provides special one-on-one and group sessions with
program administrators and staff, covering topics from direct
programming to business administration.
ACCSES NJ, Inc. formerly NJARF is an affiliated
State Chapter of the American Congress of Community Supports and
For additional information on ACCSES NJ, Inc., including membership eligibility and dues schedule,
please call (609) 392-1255.