Project Child Find: Help is Available!
Is a Child in your life developing differently or having learning problems?
Including migrant and homeless children (children 3-21)
If you are concerned your child is developing or learning differently and you live in New Jersey, call your public school district at the number below.
*A free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of youth with a delay or disability from birth through the age of 21.
*Is a child in your life developing differently or having problems learning? If so, help is available for eligible children in New Jersey.
How to get help for Special Education and 504 Services.
If your would like to request an evaluation for your child, send a written request for an evaluation to your public school district special education department. Include your child’s name, age, address and suspected disability and your contact information.
After receiving your written request, the district will contact you to set up a meeting. At this meeting, you and the team will decide if an evaluation is needed and what the evaluation will include. Evaluation, professional guidance and an education program (if needed) are all available at no charge through the public school in the town where you live.
Regional V Council for Special Education (201) 599-0585
Bergenfield (201) 385-6956
Cresskill (201) 227-7791 (x1202)
Dumont (201) 387-3086
Hackensack (201) 646-8012
Maywood (201) 845-9110
New Milford (201) 261-0640
Oradell (201) 261-1153
Ridgefield (201) 261-1993
River Dell (201) 599-7220
Rochelle Park (201) 843-3126
Tenafly (201) 816-4534
Teaneck (201) 833-5490
Call for more information on Special Education and 504 Services
Additional information can be accessed at the following web address or phone number:
TTY: (609) 984-8432
Toll free hours a day
Infants and toddlers (under age three)
If your child should be crawling, walking or talking but is not, call for information about resources and services for your child under the age of 3: New Jersey Early Intervention System Statewide toll-free number: 1-888-NJ-EI-INFO, 1-888-653-4463.
Disclaimer: This information was taken from the Project Child Find pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call them directly for more about the program.