Mission & Vision
The New Jersey Association of Community Providers (NJACP) represents a dynamic community of diverse providers dedicated to advancing sustainable community-based services and supports that enrich lives and build futures for people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities across the state.
News To Know
Have yet to submit comments asking the legislature to support funding for IDD services in the FY 24 Budget?
NOW is the time!
We are stronger together!
While the opportunity to testify in person is over with one more Senate hearing on 4/27 that is now closed to registration, however, NJACP members can still make a difference by submitting written comments to the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Assembly Budget Committee! Feel free to use any portion, language or statistics of the resources provided. Tell your colleagues and anyone interested in strengthening the IDD system to join you and submit their comments! If you have any questions or if you want to let NJACP know you submitted comments that would be appreciated for an idea oof how many comments the legislature will receive. Thank you for all your efforts!
- NJACP’s Budget Requests:
NJACP urges the legislature to maintain these provisions as the FY 24 budget is considered as it is NOT guaranteed they will remain in the final budget.
- $41.7 million in state funding with a 50% federal match to raise DSP wages,
- 10% increase in funding for housing vouchers,
- 3% across the board rate increase for fee for service rates for IDD services.
NJACP requests the legislature please add the following funding to the FY 24 budget bill:
- Raise the across-the-board rate increase by 2.5%, totaling 5.5%.
Please consider using the following resources to write comments, NJACP’s FY 24 Budget testimony and the talking points contain the FY 24 budget requests as well as statistics and information to support the requests. Please also add your own experiences as it personalizes the comments.
- budget FY24 testimony march 23
- budget FY 24 public hearings talking points
- For your information, attached is a summary of the Governor’s FY 24 Budget Proposal
- Governor Murphy’s Detailed Budget book for Fiscal Year 2024 is now available online
For the Assembly:
- Written testimony should include the name of the person(s) speaking, organization name, address, phone and fax number and email address. Written testimony submitted to the committee will be made public on the Internet and become part of the permanent record. Personal contact information will not be made public.
- In the event you cannot appear to testify, you may email: ABUBudgetHearings@njleg.org. or mail your testimony to the Legislative Budget and Finance Office, State House Annex, P.O. Box 068, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0068.
For the Senate:
Written testimony should include the name of the person(s) speaking, organization name, address, phone and fax number and email address. Written testimony submitted to the committee will be made public on the Internet and become part of the permanent record. Personal contact information will not be made public.
In the event you cannot appear to testify, you may email: SBABudgetHearings@njleg.org. or mail your testimony to the Legislative Budget and Finance Office, State House Annex, P.O. Box 068, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0068.
Please also copy/CC firstname.lastname@example.org
NJACP Budget Requests
Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
Tuesday, March 14, 2023: POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER/NEW DATE TBD
Ramapo College of New Jersey, Trustees Pavilion
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
The Hearing will be conducted remotely without the possibility of in-person attendance. The public may view the hearing via the New Jersey Legislature homepage at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/.
Assembly Budget Committee
Monday, March 27, 2023
State House Annex
Committee Room 11, 4th Floor
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
State House Annex
Committee Room 11, 4th Floor
The early time slots will be reserved for persons who, as a result of a disability, wish to deliver their testimony remotely via videoconference technology.
OUR MEMBERS SAY IT BEST
“NJACP has been a tremendous resource for our agency over the years. Whether it be an issue or question with something related to the State of New Jersey, the Department of Humans Services, the Division of Developmental Disabilities or reaching out to a legislator, we have always been able to call on the staff at NJACP to assist us. The CEO is extremely responsive and knowledgeable and advocates very well for member agencies in all arenas, as do all the NJACP staff. As a member, there are countless opportunities to network with other providers to share ideas and problem solve. I am also appreciative of all the membership benefits such as monthly membership meetings, committees and constituency groups, special events, conferences, workshops and boot camps offered by NJACP to support member agencies. The special events held annually that allow us to celebrate our service recipients and staff have been another added benefit to our NJACP membership.”
“NJACP has been an incredible resource for our agency. As a trade organization representing over 65 providers, the membership acts as a community united to provide quality services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. NJACP amplifies our advocacy efforts, offers ongoing trainings, webinars and subject matter experts on a wide host of topics to members, and creates connections between agencies that has proven invaluable through the years.”
“Broadstep NJ membership with NJACP has been heaven-sent. Especially for me as a new Executive Director, NJACP has helped me establish positive relationships with other providers. The membership has opened doors for me to be able to communicate with decision-makers at the state level. NJACP has also helped me navigate difficult situations with positive outcomes. I am so glad that we have this membership with NJACP.”