COSAC Other Support Groups


Other Support Groups

Support groups for parents of children with autism or related disorders

Burlington/Camden Counties PACT (Parents of Autistic Children Together) Support group of the Southwestern NJ Chapter of the Autism Society of America. Meets at the Christ Presbyterian Church in Marlton at 7:30 pm. For more details, call Alexa Golub at 856-722-8518 or visit their website at

Burlington County Parent’s VOICE (Vocalizing Our Inner Concerns Effectively) Usually meets the last Thursday of each month at the Burlington County Library Cinnaminson Branch, 1700 Riverton Rd, Cinnaminson. For more details, call Marlene School, M.A., LTC at 856-829-3287.

Gloucester County Autism Connection of Gloucester County (ACG) Usually meets the third Tuesday of each month. For more details, call Rosemary Nicklas at 856-227-7498.

Support groups for parents of children with Asperger’s Disorder

ASPEN (Asperger Syndrome Education Network) provides support, education, and advocacy for individuals and families affected with  Asperger’s syndrome, PDD-NOS, and high functioning autism. For more details, call 732-321-0880 or visit the website

Support groups for individuals with autism or related disorders

Middlesex County Support Group for Adults with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism Meets every other Monday at the St. Paul�s Church in Milltown from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. For more details, call Shelly Domanski at 201-703-4999 or e-mail [email protected].

ASPEN Adult Issues North  (Group for adults with Asperger’s to attend with their family.) Meets third Wednesday of the month at West Bergen Mental Health in Ridgewood. For more details, contact Mary Meyer, 42 Homewood Ave., Allendale, NJ 07401, Phone: 201-825-3286, E-mail:  [email protected].  

ASPEN Adult Issues Monmouth (Group for adults with Asperger’s to attend with their family.) Call for dates and times. For more details, contact Florence Cohen, 5 Belaire Rd., Marlboro, NJ 07746, Phone: 732-536-2916, E-mail: [email protected].

Support groups for siblings

COSAC’s Sibling Pen Pal Program Pen pal list for sisters and brothers of individuals with autism or related disorders. To participate, call Suzanne Buchanan at 609-883-8100 or e-mail [email protected].

Bergen County Washington School Sibling Support Group Meet on Wednesdays at the Washington School, Rocco Montesano Campus, Paramus from 4:00 � 5:00 pm. For more details, call Linda Wieseneck at 201-265-1113 ext. 224.

Camden County Jewish Family & Children’s Service 1301 Springdale Rd., Suite 105, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. For ages 7-11. For more details, call Barbara Abrams at 856-424-1333 or e-mail [email protected].

Hudson County Hudson Milestones 365-381 Clendenny Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07304. For more details, call Linda Flint at 201-434-7783.

Monmouth County Family Resources Associates 35 Haddon Ave., Shrewsbury, NJ 07702. Age groups: 4-10, 11-15. For more details, call Susan Levine at 732-747-5310.

Morris County The Center for Exceptional Families 107 Green Ave., Madison, NJ 07940. For ages 6 to adult. For more details, call Penny Vennard, MSW, LCSW at 973-408-9229, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Union County Children’s Specialized Hospital 330 South Ave., Fanwood, NJ 07023-1325

Age groups: 3-5, 6-12, 13-15. For more information, contact Ellen D’Amato at 908-301-2525.

[For more support groups in your area, contact’s COSAC’s Information & Referral department at [email protected] to request a Support Group Referral List]