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New Jersey Governor Signs Emergency Assistance Legislation

Published: Jul 13, 2021
Governor Murphy has signed into law legislation that extends Emergency Assistance to people who are caretakers of disabled dependents, permanently disabled, over 60 or who are chronically unemployable. ? Read more here https://www.njspotlight.com/2019/01/19-01-02-emergency-assistance...

New Jersey Lawyer Article

Published: Jul 13, 2021
See article below writen by a team of CHLP lawyers. ...

The Grove Street PATH Elevator To Open on June 30, 2017

Published: Jul 13, 2021
The Port Authority of New York and NJ (PANY&NJ) issued a press release on Friday, June 30, 2017, announcing that the elevator and vertical life at the Grove Street PATH station had finally opened. The $4,000,000 elevator, ordered by a federal judge in 2011, took two years to const...

PATH Station Elevator To Open

Published: Jul 13, 2021
Nearly 16 years after advocates for wheelchair users first demanded access to the Grove Street PATH station, crews are putting the final touches on the station's new elevator. The $4,000,000 elevator, located at the corner of Grove Street and Columbus Drive, is set to open on July 2, acco...

NJAMHAA Article on CHLP

Updated: Jul 13, 2021
Read the article about CHLP from the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies. ...

Settlement Reached in PATH Accessibility Lawsuit

Published: Jul 13, 2021
The Port Authority, hip (Heightened Independence and Progress, Inc.) and the United Spinal Association reached a settlement in a 7-year-old lawsuit over disabled access to the Grove Street PATH station. The two groups, hip, represented by the Community Health Law Project; and the Unit...

Newark Star-Ledger article on CHLP

Updated: Jul 13, 2021
Lawyer grew into his strong suit: Protecting rights of disabled Posted by Bob Braun/The Star-Ledger November 17, 2008 12:05AM Hal Garwin has become New Jersey's most prominent legal advocate for the disabled. That's not what he intended. "I never thought it would be the focus of my ...

Providing Services to Individuals with Disabilities

Published: Jul 13, 2021
On June 1, 2005, the New Jersey Division of Family Development (DFD), in the Department of Human Services, issued a comprehensive program directive (DFDI No. 05-6-1/GAPI No. 05-6-1), which applies to all assistance programs administered by county and municipal welfare agencies and boards ...

CHLP Files Comments on Social Security Administration Amendments to ALJ

Published: Jul 13, 2021
Comments to Notice of Proposed Rule Making Docket No. SSA-2007-0044 Amendments to the Administrative Law Judge, Appeals Council andDecision Review Board Appeals Levels Community Health Law Project 185 Valley Road South Orange, N.J. 07079 (973) 275-1175 INTRODUCTION ...

Update on Psychiatric Hospital and Privacy Lien Laws

Published: Jul 13, 2021
by Stuart H. Weiner, Managing Attorney, Community Health Law Project On November 20, 2009, a law was signed by former Governor Jon Corzine preventing the general public from seeing institutional lien records that had been recorded against former patients of our state and county psychi...

NJ Fair Housing Act Amendment Is Signed into Law

Published: Jul 13, 2021
On January 12, 2006, Governor Codey signed into law A-3892/S-2696/2725, which amends the New Jersey Fair Housing Act. The Act governs Mt. Laurel affordable housing. The new amendment requires that newly constructed Mt. Laurel housing be adaptable for use by people with mobility impairment...

DFD Program Instruction on Providing Services to Individuals with Disabilities

Published: Jul 13, 2021
Director Tel (609) 588-2000 June 1, 2005 TO: COUNTY WELFARE AGENCY DIRECTORS COUNTY WFNJ DIRECTORS COUNTY INCOME MAINTENANCE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISORS COUNTY CASE MANAGEMENT SUPERVISORS COUNTY FOOD STAMP SUPERVISORS COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISORS...

Bill Reforming NJ Institutional Lien Law Signed by Governor Codey

Published: Jul 13, 2021
After two years, the efforts of the Community Health Law Project and other organizations have finally paid off. On December 13, 2004, the state Assembly passed A-779, and on February 14, 2005, the Senate passed its version of the same bill, S-880, which reforms the way liens are placed on...

COAH Adopts Townhouse Accessibility Requirement

Published: Jul 13, 2021
On December 20, 2004, new rules adopted by the Council on Affordable Housing, the agency responsible for administering New Jersey's Fair Housing Act, went into effect. Notable among the new substantive rules is N.J.A.C. 5:94-4.21(a), which requires that ten percent of all affordable townh...

Exceptions and Appeals Process for Dual Eligibles

Published: Jul 13, 2021
May 7, 2008 David Fish, Regulatory Officer Office of Legal and Regulatory Services Department of Labor and Workforce Development P.O. Box 110, 13th Floor Trenton, N.J. 08625-0110 By ordinary mail and fax to: (609) 292-8246 Re: Comments on Proposed S-RAP Rules and Amend...
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