Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a list of common questions we hear at QMA along with answers. If you have another question or would like to request more information about QMA, please contact us!
Does QMA have residential programs?
QMA offers a spectrum of services, including residential programs, designed to address a person’s strengths, needs, and goals for the future. The types of residential services we offer include include: supervised shared housing and supportive housing.
What is the difference between supervised and supportive housing?
Supervised housing provides on-site staff monitoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Supportive housing provides community living programs with less supervision based on individual need.
Does QMA have employment services or a day program?
QMA’s employment services and day supports, Opportunities in Action (OIA), provides a broad range of employment services including job skill assessment and development, career planning, placement and follow-along. Those who are not working, but are still employment minded are served in OIA’s 2 day supports locations.
Does QMA Provide Therapy?
While we do not provide psychiatric therapy in the traditional sense, our clinicians provide supportive counseling and assist individuals with behavioral issues. They work closely with licensed professionals in the field and all members of the individual’s team to ensure consistent and confidential implementation of any solutions developed.
Can interested parties visit a home or program prior to placement?
Yes! We welcome visitors and firmly believe that in person visits are the best way to learn about our services!
How does a person receive services from QMA?
People are referred to QMA from a number of sources including the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities, the Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities, the NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, community agencies, family members and friends. The referral source is dependent upon the person’s disability.
How are QMA’s Services Funded?
Our services are funded from a range of different sources including: New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities, New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Insurance.
Is QMA licensed by the state?
Yes, all of our locations are fully approved and licensed by each state where they operate.
- In New Jersey, QMA’s programs are licensed by The Division of Developmental Disabilities Office of Licensing and Inspection.
- In Delaware, QMA’s programs are licensed by The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services.
What are the ages of the individuals you serve?
In both New Jersey and Delaware, QMA only serves adults.
Does QMA have a religious affiliation?
No. QMA is not affiliated with any religion and does not discriminate. All QMA staff support our mission to provide person-centered support in a caring and compassionate manner. We offer access to religious organizations to every person we serve.
What are the credentials of the professional staff who will be working with my child or loved one?
Our nurses have appropriate medical licenses. We have Ph.D. and Master’s level clinicians, certified Behavior Analysts, and licensed social workers on staff.
Does QMA conduct background checks on its employees?
Yes, QMA requires criminal and driving background checks on all of its employees and drug screening for certain employees.
How do I make a referral to QMA?
Please use the Contact Us page or call our main office at 856-735-1011
Where is QMA located?
Our sites and services are located throughout southern New Jersey and Delaware. Our main office is located at:
Palmyra, NJ 08065