Employment

FRN employment provides comprehensive and individualized employment services to people with disabilities who are seeking employment or returning to work.

Programs & Services

The Family Resource Network helps individuals prepare for, find and keep work. To access our services you must be referred by one of the following agencies: NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Fee for Service funding.

If you do not receive services from one of these agencies, a self-pay option is available.

*Service of the Division Developmental Disabilities

EDGE (Employment, Development, Guidance, and Engagement)

The EDGE program assists blind and vision impaired high school and college students to develop independence, self-advocacy and employment related skills in preparation for postsecondary education and/or competitive employment.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 609-480-6364

Getting to Work*

Getting to Work (GTW) is a CARF Accredited supported employment program for people with disabilities. GTW provides career planning, pre-vocational, supported employment services to people with disabilities through NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities and NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

Geographic area: Statewide (depending on referral source)

Contact: 800-336-5843

NJWINS (New Jersey Work Incentives Network Support)

NJWINS is a Social Security Work Incentives Planning and Assistance program that assists SSI and SSDI beneficiaries of working age to protect benefits while exploring, starting, continuing or increasing work efforts, with the end goal of assisting them to transition from cash benefits to earnings and public health benefits to private health insurance options.

Geographic area: Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren

Contact: 732-503-5950

 

Wireless Work

Wireless Work teaches individuals with disabilities how to use who they know to find, retain and augment work efforts by developing relationships with those beyond the Human Resources screening process.

Geographic area: Statewide

Contact: 609-276-9595

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