For more information about Access For All please call 201-529-5757, extension 280

Please see Calendar of Events for 2017 meeting dates

 
 

Committee Members: 

Johanna Baccan,  Chairperson  jbaccan@mahwahtwp.org

Sue Straffin, VIce Chairperson

Gary Glucoft - Secretary


Kyra Faison-Gardner
Michael Kelly
Meg Minassian
Don Minassian
Katie Ross
Denise Shabet


Township Appointees:

Kim Barron, Bd. of Ed.
Glenn Dowson, Dept. of Public Works
Dot McDonough, Dept. of Human Services, Housing, Access Transportation
Denise Shabet, CERT



Effective May 25, 2016 the Township Council of the Township of Mahwah established The Access For All Commission - Mission Statement
 

The Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and Council of the Township of Mahwah as to the concerns of disabled or access challenged persons, barrier-free facilities, recreational opportunities, employment practices and the like and general and specific compliance with the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).
 
The Commission shall serve as advocates in the Township to help enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and access challenged persons so that they can participate, to the fullest extent possible, in every day activities in the Community.
 
The Commission shall explore, develop and coordinate educational and social activities within the Township in partnership with other organizations and municipalities that are considered beneficial or desirable for residents with disabilities.

CLICK ON THE SUBJECTS BELOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT: 
 

Accredited Online Schools for the Visually Impaired

CARE TRAK Systems: Telemetry based tracking for people at risk
 
Mahwah All Stars Special Needs Basketball
 
Mahwah All Stars Special Needs Baseball/Softball
 
Mahwah All Stars Special Needs Soccer
 
National Federation of the Blind of NJ 
 
Need Help? Start Here: Programs and services designed to help NJ residents in need
 
NJ Commission For the Blind and Visually Impaired


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