Hazeline Pilgrim, MSW, LSW
For over two decades Hazeline Pilgrim has been an advocate for children and families who are experiencing developmental or mental health challenges, with a particular focus on vulnerable populations. She currently serves as the executive director of the Family Support Organization of Essex County, a family-led organization that provides peer support, education and advocacy for parents and caregivers whose children are receiving services through New Jersey’s Children’s System of Care. Hazeline is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Disability Rights New Jersey. Past affiliations with several Boards and committees dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities and their families include the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Consumer Advisory Council, the Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and the New Jersey Mental Health Planning Council. Her lived experience as the mother of a daughter who had developmental disabilities informs all her advocacy work.
CIRCLE OF SUPPORT
"A Talk With Families"
The stories of three families with loved ones who have disabilities and who use PLAN|NJ's trust administration and care coordination services are told through interviews conducted in their homes by Executive Director Ellen Nalven.
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Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of New Jersey PLAN|NJ
PO Box 547
Somerville, NJ 08876-0547
PROUD MEMBERS OF:
Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities
Association of People Supporting Employment First
Alliance for Pooled Trusts
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Guardianship Association
National PLAN Alliance
Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey
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PLAN|NJ = Lifetime Advocacy for People with Disabilities
PLAN|NJ’s mission is to help family members of people with disabilities answer the question:
“Who will care for my loved one when I'm gone?”
We coordinate the supports needed by individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities, and challenges with mental health, including people with autism, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, severe mental illness and more.
Si usted habla español y quisiera mas información sobre nuestros servicios o si desea una consulta con PLAN\NJ, por favor comuníquese con
Nancy Dilliplane, Director of Trust Services, para asistencia bilingüe: 908-575-8300, extensión 15