Project CHILD FIND
Project CHILD FIND is a free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of unserved / underserved youth
PROJECT CHILD FIND
Project CHILD FIND is a free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of unserved / underserved youth with a delay or
disability from birth to twenty-one years of age. In addition, Project CHILD FIND develops and distributes information to the public about early intervention
services and special education programs throughout New Jersey.
The comprehensive efforts of Project CHILD FIND include:
- Assisting the families of infants and toddlers, birth through two, concerned about their child’s development by directing all requests regarding early intervention to the family’s local Special Child Health Case Management Unit.
- If you need to contact your local Special Child Health Case Management unit, call: Project Child Find at 1-800-322-8174
- Assisting families of pre-schoolers, aged three through five, concerned about their child’s development by directing requests to the local school district.
- Helping families access community services through referral.
- Promoting community and public awareness of all children with disabilities by providing information.
- Assisting local school district Boards of Education to identify unserved children from age three through twenty-one, who are in need of special education and related services.
Information through Project CHILD FIND may be obtained by calling the toll-free number,
which is in service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
All calls received are confidential.
Project CHILD FIND was established by the New Jersey Department of Education through I.D.E.A. funds received by the U.S.
Department of Education.