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Family Resource Network
Posted By Horizon NJ Health on September 26, 2013
Tags: family, resource, network, autism, caregivers, epilepsy, support
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The Family Resource Network has been supporting those living with epilepsy, autism, developmental disabilities and chronic illness throughout New Jersey for more than 40 years. Acting as an umbrella organization, the Family Resource Network is a consolidated effort of four community-based organizations:


  • Autism Family Services of New Jersey– provides after-school services such as enrichment group instruction, social and behavioral skills, music and art therapy, respite opportunities and recreational programs.
  • Caregivers of New Jersey- offers a centralized location for answers and information on all caregiving concerns.
  • Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey- provides programs such as a residential summer camp, support groups, scholarships, referral programs, and free educational presentations.
  • Family Support Center of New Jersey- a "one-stop shop" for information about disabilities, services and programs on national, state and local levels.


More than 50 programs and services are available to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families through the Family Resource Network and its affiliates. This includes community-based individual supports, behavioral services, guardianship services, in-home and overnight respite care, life skills and employment services, health and fitness services, training and webinars, community inclusion groups, family-fun and fundraising events, and a database of services, programs and events available to the public.


The Family Resource Network runs statewide services with offices in Brick, Parsippany, Trenton and Westmont. For more information about programs available in your area, or to learn how to donate to or volunteer for the organization, visit