NAMI Middlesex County & IFSS Spring Speaker Series

03/06/2023 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
NAMI Middlesex & IFSS
732-235-6184 or 732-745-0709

Spring Speaker Series:

Intensive Family Support Services of Middlesex County (IFSS) invites you to attend:

Supportive Housing in Middlesex: What Families Need to Know
Monday, March 6, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Speakers: Nancy Schneeloch, Vice President of Supportive Housing, Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services; Stacia Neals, MS, LPC, Program Manager, Rutgers UBHC
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This presentation will provide information about Supportive Housing programs in Middlesex County at Bridgeway and UBHC. Bridgeway’s Residential Intensive Support Team (RIST) is an intensive residential support program designed to address the needs of individuals who may require intensive but varying degrees of residential support in the transition from hospital to community living. UBHC’s Community Support Services program provides case management and skill development to adults in the community. Presenters will review admission criteria, specific services provided, and the referral process for their programs.

Person-Centered Life Planning: Who Will Care for My Loved One When I Am Gone?
Tuesday, April 4, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Jason Miller, Director of Social Services, Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of NJ (PLAN/NJ)
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The purpose of this workshop is to educate families who have a loved one with a significant disability about the importance of planning for the individual’s future support. Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of NJ (PLAN/NJ) will guide families in this legal and estate planning and life-long support process. This session will address future planning issues such as independent living supports, estate planning, legal and financial protections. Topics include how to implement a future life plan for people with disabilities, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Special Needs Trusts, and ABLE accounts.