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RECENT NEWSLETTERS (PDF DOWNLOADS)
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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PLAN |NJ Spring 2023 newsletter
PLAN|NJ Spring 2022 newsletter
PLAN|NJ Spring 2021 newsletter
NEWS & UPDATES
PLAN|NJ HOSTS FIRST-EVER FAMILY NIGHT OUT
“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...
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE: SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS ARE TOOLS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE
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.
WHAT IS A SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST (SNT)?
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
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