The essential mission of CHLP is to provide legal and advocacy services to New Jersey residents with disabilities and chronic health conditions. We serve consumers of mental health services, people with physical disabilities, HIV/AIDS, developmental disabilities, and visual impairments.
Our attorneys and advocates represent clients in matters involving Social Security benefits, Welfare, food stamps, and other entitlements; housing habitability and landlord-tenant disputes; foreclosure defense; consumer protection and debt collection; child support and domestic violence; Medicaid, Medicare, and other health insurance issues.
Each year, CHLP helps nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents with disabilities through brief service and representation.
In addition to these services, CHLP operates several unique programs: