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SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

Empowering families as advocates and partners in improving education, health/mental health and human services outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, youth and young adults.
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Effective January 1, 2024

SPAN has moved into new offices two blocks from the offices we occupied for 27 years. Visitors are welcome and all mail should be directed to our new address at:

570 Broad Street, Suite 702

Newark, NJ 07102

Our phone number remains the same: (973) 642-8100, Toll-free: (800) 654-SPAN (7726)

We are committed to children and families with the greatest need due to disability or special health/mental health needs; poverty; discrimination based on race/ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, immigrant or homeless status; involvement in the child welfare or juvenile justice systems; geographic location; or other special circumstances.  SPAN’s individual assistance, workshops, and resources are available in languages other than English.  Learn more about us.

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We often advocate on behalf of children and families with the greatest need by issuing public comments on important education or healthcare issues.  View them here.

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