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.
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
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)
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.
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.