Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion MonthGreater MetroWest ABLE
Disability Awareness & Inclusion Programs

All You NEED to KNOW About Transitioning to Adult Services


February 11, 7-9 p.m.
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange


Special needs attorney Hillary Freeman and JFS MetroWest Support Coordinator Maggie McCourt will help you navigate the many changes taking place with the DDD services in New Jersey in this important workshop. This workshop is free and open to the community.

Workshop discussion will include:

  • Transitioning from school services to DDD at 21
  • Guardianship and estate planning
  • SSI and Medicaid eligibility
  • New service funding model of DDD
  • What families need to know about support coordination services
  • DDD/state of NJ emphasis on employment
  • Maximizing funds while accessing quality day, residential, and generic services

Celebrating Inclusion & Honoring Our ABLE Awarded Partners


February 25, 7-9 p.m.
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange


Join members of our community as we celebrate the congregations and agencies which have become ABLE Awarded, demonstrating their inclusive visions and practices. Also, speaker Pam Schuller,  Inclusion Specialist for the Union for Reform Judaism Youth