Commission for the Disabled


The Commission for the Disabled/Handicapped has a scheduled meeting on Wednesday, November 17 at 7pm at the Melvin Cottrell Center (Senior Center).

Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month. All are welcome. This is a public meeting and all are encouraged to attend. The Commission Board is accepting Volunteers.

Who are we and what do we do?

The Commission serves the disabled and handicapped Jackson residents by providing a variety of recreational, educational and social activities throughout the calendar year. Our events are open to all ages.

Mission Statement

The Commission for the Disabled/Handicapped, under the auspices of Jackson Township, advocates their advancement and independence through events, trips and recreational programs.

The Commission provides help and information to residents in finding the proper agency responsible in resolving specific problems.

Started in 1971, the Commission for the Disabled/Handicapped (formerly the Mayor’s Commission for the Disabled) was the first organization of its kind in Ocean County to offer such a wide variety of programs for people with disabilities.

Equipment Lending Service

The Commission lends and accepts medical equipment that is new or in good condition.

Commission Board

Christine Dolan, Co-Chair
Sharon Hollander, Co-Chair
Donna Andreas
Suely Fries
Karen Galano
Samuel Iorio
Kristin Kladeck
Kathleen Sevcenko, Recording Secretary

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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