Special Needs Resources in New Jersey

Serving Families and Individuals in Princeton, NJ and the Surrounding Areas

We hope that the special needs resources listed below will provide additional information to help you in planning for your loved one with special needs.

Social Security Resources

Handbook for Trustee

A special needs trust can provide supplemental support like therapy, dental care, companions, education or entertainment for an individual with a disability without interfering with his or her government benefits. However, it can be very confusing and difficult to administer. This Handbook for Trustees can provide an overview of the trustee’s role and responsibilities in administering a special needs trust.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is a non-profit association that assists those who work with older individuals and their families. The Academy provides information, education, and assistance to those who deal with the specialized issues unique to the legal needs of the elderly and those with special needs.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. There are NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1,200 communities nationwide.

The Arc

The Arc is a national organization of and for people with developmental disabilities and their families working to improve the support and services available to them.

Van Dyck Law Group Client Reviews

“ Fiona and her team made a complicated and potentially difficult process of planning for the inevitable an easy, pleasant and uncomplicated experience. Amazing!”

– Anonymous survey 2

“ The staff was very professional, courteous, and responsive. The process of updating and restating our trusts was less arduous than anticipated. Every question was clearly explained and clarified and aimed at our level of understanding. This was an A+ service.”

– David & Diane of New Providence, NJ

“ Fiona is professional and highly knowledgeable, but what sets her apart is her ability to explain complex legal details in an easy to understand manner. She is friendly and patiently answered our many questions thoroughly. Her staff is equally friendly and responsive. And they accomplished all of this under virtual conditions! Very pleased with our experience.”

– James and Sheri H.- Hopewell, NJ

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