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PLAN|NJ News is published twice per year and includes timely, relevant partner spotlights, client stories, agency accomplishments, board member updates, and news from the disabilities advocacy field.
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“This was our chance to bring together the families, businesses, nonprofits, state and local leaders who make up the disability rights community,” said Ellen Ball Nalven, Executive Director. “We wanted to let more families know of our available services and thank the...
Good financial planning provides the foundation to make sure crucial public benefits and services continue throughout your loved one’s lifetime. Special Needs Trusts can help ensure eligibility for Medicaid and other public benefits while they still receive care, comfort, enjoyment and engagement in life.
A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is an important part of planning for a relative with a disability and there are several reasons to establish one. You should consult with an attorney knowledgeable in this area because, when done properly, a SNT can supplement your loved one’s needs without jeopardizing their eligibility for crucial benefits, such as SSI and Medicaid.
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
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Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities
Association of People Supporting Employment First
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Guardianship Association
National PLAN Alliance
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PLAN | NJ - Lifetime Advocacy for People with Differing Abilities
PLAN|NJ’s mission is to help families of individuals with disabilities answer all of the challenging questions embedded within the larger one:
“Who will care for my loved one when I am 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.
If you speak Spanish and would like more information or need to schedule a consultation, please contact:
Nancy Dilliplane, Director of Trust Services
Bilingual assistance: 908-575-8300 ext 15