Respite Services the Respite's Wish List and The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Hotline

What is Respite?

J-ADD's Respite Services supports families with children with disabilities. The program offers a variety of services which include: temporary in-house support (usually up to 20 hours per month) and community services. The program provides funding to families who are experiencing medical emergencies.

Currently over 100 families are served throughout Bergen and Passaic Counties.

Wish List

Under the direction of Board member, Dan Kramer, J-ADD Respite Services has initiated a Wish List for families. These are items that the families have requested in order to make their lives better. The following items have been requested as of:

December 2, 2002
Assistive Devices
Arts and Crafts supplies
Children's books and puppets
Computer Equipment
Computer Games
Exercise Equipment
Gift certificates for services, e.g., haircuts
Money for day trips and dinners out
Money for extra respite time
Musical Equipment
Money for sporting event tickets
VCR's/ videos
Video tapes, CD's

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Hotline

With generous support from The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation, J-ADD Respite Services is now offering support and information referral services to adults diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The program will help fill a gap in services that has been identified as an unmet need by the foundation.

To learn more about the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation

Contacting J-ADD Respite:

If you would like to make a Wish List donation or need help in your home, please e-mail Efrat Sobolofsky or call at
201 457-0058x12.

If you need help from The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Hotline, please e-mail Hannah Zafonte or call at
201 457-0058x15.

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