• NJ Children's System of Care, PerformCare is the single point of entry for all children, adolescents, and young adults (up to age 21) who are in need of behavioral health, developmental or intellectual disability treatment services. Depending on your child's unique needs, the system of care can provide supports in the form of:

    In-home counseling

    Crisis response

    Respite services

    Care Management

    Partial-care placements

    Family therapy

    Behavioral support

    And more...

    PerformCare associates are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, by calling 1-877-652-7624 or by visiting their website www.performcarenj.org.

    The State of New Jersey and PerformCare work together to administer the publicly-funded developmental disability service delivery system for children and youth up to age 21. In order to receive intellectual and developmental disability services, you must apply for a determination of eligibility this can be done online or by mail.

    To access services for children with intellectual or developmental disabilities through CSOC, families must first complete a DD eligibility application. In order to qualify, the child must be under the age of 18 and living with a caregiver. An application is available on the PerformCare NJ website at: https://www.performcarenj.org/families/disability/determination-eligibility.aspx.