The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides public funding for services and supports that assist New Jersey adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities age 21 and older to live as independently as possible. Services and supports are available in the community from independent providers, and in five state-run developmental centers.
Assistant Commissioner: Elizabeth M. Shea
Division Staff: 5,700+ (FT, PT, TES/Temporary Employment Services)
Division Budget: +$1.8 billion (state and federal funds)
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is actively committed to New Jersey's Employment First initiative.