Federally-Mandated State Agencies
New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities
The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, funded by the federal government and the state of New Jersey, is mandated to be a leading change agent in the state, responsible for a vision of what the lives of people with developmental disabilities should be.
Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ)
DRNJ is New Jersey’s designated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities. Protection and advocacy systems are enabled under federal law and are designated in each state and territory of the United States. More information on P&A systems is available at the web site of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN).
The Elizabeth M. Boggs on Developmental Disabilities
The Boggs Center is New Jersey’s federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD). The Boggs Center is part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Pediatrics.