!!NEW!! – Office of Program Integrity and Accountability Releases Update on Employee Onboarding

Effective September 28, 2022, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will provide expedited approval of emergency hiring requests for direct support professionals and self-directed employees through December 31, 2022. Please note that effective October 15, 2022, DHS will revert to normal pre-employment drug testing procedures.  

Please see the Employee Onboarding Information Bulletin for more information.

!!UPDATE!! Updated Participant Rights and Responsibilities Form

The Division of Developmental Disabilities has updated the Participant Rights and Responsibilities Form. The updated form is to be used in place of the older version at all future Annual ISP Meetings. Please be sure to overwrite/replace any older versions of the form your organization may use.

Participant Rights and Responsibilities – English

Participant Rights and Responsibilities – Spanish

Division of Developmental Disabilities Updates and Announcements and to sign up for DDD E – mail update list

NJACP Monthly Division of Developmental Disabilities Provider Leadership Meeting Summaries


DDD Provider Leadership May 2022

DDD Provider Leadership April 2022

DDD Provider Leadership March 2022

DDD Provider Leadership February 2022

DDD Provider Leadership January 2022

Current/Active State Regulatory Proposals

NJACP Comments on State Regulatory Proposals

NJACP comments on NJ Demonstration Waiver 1115 Renewal


NJACP Comments on Federal Regulatory Proposals

Home and Community Based Access Act of 2021 (HCBS Access Act) was introduced by Representative Dingell, Senators Hassan, Casey, and Brown.