Member Requirements

Membership Requirements

ABCD asks some basic things of all its members in order to ensure the best possible collaboration and methods of communication throughout the organization. Read more about qualifications and responsibilities before applying.

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Membership Qualifications

  • A social service agency in good standing with the IRS;
  • Provide services to people with an array of multiple physical and developmental disabilities;
  • Agree to uphold the mission of ABCD;
  • Do business in the State of NJ; and
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the provision of quality services as evidenced by successfully meeting licensing, monitoring, and accreditation requirements of pertinent state and federal funding sources and/or nationally recognized accreditation organizations.

Membership Responsibilities

All Member Organizations shall sign an agreement to actively provide mutual assistance to one another and the Corporation.

Each Member Organization will designate a senior staff person to represent the Member Organization in activities of ABCD.

All Member Organizations will provide input and information to ABCD on a routine and emergent basis including, (1) keep topics and issues, (2) service needs within the Member’s geographic confines and (3) areas which directly or indirectly impact Member Organizations or the individuals with disabilities and their families served by the Members.

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