Empower families and strive to ensure the health, success and safety of those we serve

Our Mission of service to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disorders, at risk youth, in addition to their families, and to increase overall independence and strengthen families.

We are proud to announce, "7TH & MADISON EXTENSIONS OF EMPOWERMENT IS A DDD Self Approving Agency!" ​​

​What Services Are Available to Our Members?

7TH & Madison Extensions of Empowerment, with offices throughout Essex, Bergen, Hudson, Union, Morris, Passaic counties, has been approved by the Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) as a Support Coordination Agency.  

Access to a Person Centered Team Approach, Support Coordination honors the hopes and dreams of individuals and their families. Case Managers facilitate a customized and individualized planning process that enables people and their families to make informed choices. 7TH & Madison was the first Support Coordination Agency in Newark and Maplewood, New Jersey to serve adults with Intellection and Developmental Disabilities. 

Support Coordination services ensure our members have access to needed programs and State plan services. Support Coordination is managed by one Support Coordinator for each member. The Support coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining the Individualized Service Plan (ISP) with the member, their family and other team members designated by the member. The Support Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing monitoring of the provision of services included the Individualized Service Plan. 

Our agency is located in the financial District of Maplewood, New Jersey. We are pleased to service the following counties within New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Union, Morris, Hudson, Passaic, Warren, and Middlesex.

Members receive guidance, support and information related to issues of housing. Housing advocacy includes, but is not limited to collecting and sharing information and resources on available housing options like Section 8 and other affordable housing options. While providing a detailed explanation of housing options.