CAU In the News


Oct 2016

Disability Employment Awareness Month Highlights the Benefits of a Diverse Workforce

Oct 2016

Interfaith Prayer Service in Westfield Draws Hundreds

Oct 2016

4th Annual Union County Day of Prayer set for October 5, 2016

Oct 2016

Registration is now Open for the Annual Union County Youth Networking Conference hosted October 26, 2016

Sep 2016

14 CAU Members Graduate from the Sid Katz Mentorship Program

Sep 2016

CAU Home Health Care Program Receives Elite Accreditation

Sep 2016

Join Us for the Annual Ira Geller Walk-a-thon September 17, 2016

Aug 2016

At Risk Youth Hear Message of PRIDE at Annual Youth Conference

Aug 2016

People with Disabilities Celebrate Vacation

Jul 2016

A Very Special “Music Man Jr.” features performers with and without disabilities

Jul 2016

Prayer Vigil for Orlando Shooting Victims Set for July 19 in Westfield

Jun 2016

The CAU Community Players Present: The Music Man Jr. – Get Tickets Here

Jun 2016

CAU Prom Dazzles: A Bright Night for Individuals with Different Abilities – TAP Into Elizabeth

Jun 2016

Union County nonprofits gather to learn how to better serve community

May 2016

CAU Members Make Waves in Washington Advocating for Supports for Children

May 2016

CAU Featured on Multi-Family Executive.com

May 2016

Community Access Unlimited receives $20,000 Grant to Provide Health Services to Union County Residents

Apr 2016

Register Today for the Information Session on Social Security

Apr 2016

Join Us for an Information Session on Social Security

Mar 2016

Union County Nonprofit Consortium Networking Conference - Doing Good Better Thursday, May 26, 2016

Mar 2016

Local Car Donation Program Drives Lives, March Inside Business – Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, Pages 1 & 4

Feb 2016

Community Access Unlimited announces $27.5 million line of credit from Valley National Bank

Feb 2016

Union County Non Profit Takes Independent Approach to Affordable Housing

Dec 2015

12/08/2015 WSOU Interview Featuring Cantor Matt Axelrod and Father Jack Martin of the UC Interfaith Coordinating Council

Dec 2015

Support CAU on #GivingTuesday and continue to help us make a difference!

Nov 2015

“Nonprofit building centers for those with special needs” – NJ Biz Real Estate & Construction Report: Engineering Access

Nov 2015

Community Access Unlimited honors those who help the agency serve others

Oct 2015

Annual Union County Youth Services Networking Conference will be bringing together the collaborative Union County youth-serving community to ensure the safety, well-being, and future success of youth and young adults on October 28, 2015

Oct 2015

Community Access Unlimited to host Annual Gala Dinner Dance

Oct 2015

Attend the Union County Day of Prayer on October 7th themed, “Praying for Peace” bringing together interfaith leaders and congregations

Sep 2015

CAU hosts Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-thon at Warinanco Park in Roselle, NJ



Sep 2015

Community Access Unlimited Opens Property in Fanwood, NJ



Sep 2015

Grand Opening of Fanwood CAU Facility Set for September 23

Aug 2015

Sept 23 is the Grand Opening of CAU’s Mixed Use Property in Fanwood

Aug 2015

At-Risk Youth learn how to define a better future at Community Access Unlimited Youth Conference

Jul 2015

CAU celebrates people with disabilities, at-risk youth

Jul 2015

Community Access Unlimited celebrates Achievements of People with Disabilities and at-risk youth

Jul 2015

Sidney Blanchard, Community Access Unlimited, Honored by NJBIZ

Jul 2015

Integrated Troupe of Actors

Jun 2015

Tickets On Sale Now for the CAU Community Players production of Shrek the Musical Jr.

Jun 2015

A Very Special Prom Becomes a Night to Remember

Jun 2015

Ball gowns, balloons, and Pharrell: A prom with a difference

Jun 2015

Community Access Unlimited opens new Respite Home in Union for people with disabilities

May 2015

Save the Date: UC Nonprofit Consortium Networking Conference

Mar 2015

NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams Interviews Rebekah Novemsky, CAU Family Mentor

Feb 2015

CAU Executive Director Sidney Blanchard on “Our City” Show with Mayor Chris Bollwage of Elizabeth

Feb 2015

CAU Brings Financial Stability to People with Disabilities

Feb 2015

Comcast Newsmakers Interview – CAU Community Players, with Marguerite Modero


Feb 2015Shrek the Musical Jr. Cast List Announcement

Dec 2014Former Developmental Center Resident is Home for the Holidays

Dec 2014

Community Access Unlimited wins TD Charitable Foundation Housing for Everyone Affordable Housing Grant Competition

Dec 2014

Nov 2014 Issue, “My Life Now” featuring Joy H, compliments of the Community Living Education Project

Dec 2014

CAU Provides Shelter for Homeless Youth

Nov 2014

Discussing Disabilities: Community Access Unlimited Featured in NJ Monthly

Nov 2014

CAU Member Michelle Purri Receives National Award

Nov 2014

Bringing Business Savvy to the Non-profit World – Inside Business

Oct 2014

Comcast Newsmakers Interview Fredia McKinnie, AED Disability Services about Supported Employment

Sept 2014

Union County 'Day of Prayer' draws hundreds to Westfield church

Sept 2014

UCICCC Day of Prayer


Sept 2014

CAU Member & Staff Help Runner In Distress


Sept 2014

Disabilities Advocacy Group and Union County Board of Elections to Offer Voter Education and Registration


August 2014Master Gardeners of Union County Host Community Access Unlimited For Fun and Edification

June 2014Bank of America Provides Community Access Unlimited with $7500 Grant for the Academy of Continuing Education Program

July 2014CAU Community Players Stage “Fiddler on the Roof Jr.”

July 2014CAU Celebrates 35 Years of Service – WCTC-AM Interview with Sidney Blanchard Audio

June 2014
Community Access Unlimited Celebrates 35 Years of Helping People with Disabilities

May 2014

Doing Good – Better’ Conference – Sponsored by Community Access Unlimited

April 2014Community Access Unlimited Celebrates Community Partners, Members & Staff

April 2014Local Couples Celebrate Love at Annual Dinner

April 2014Sidney Blanchard Receives Resolution on CAU’s 35th Anniversary

April 2014Things to Do in Union County – April 16

April 2014Dreams Come True for Hunterdon County Woman thanks to Community Access Unlimited

March 2014Community Access Unlimited Brings to Life Very Special Tales of Beatrix Potter

February 2014Local At-Risk Youth Celebrate Stability at CAU

February 2014Tales of Beatrix Potter to Come Alive February 28 and March 1

January 2014Keep the Lights On for Those Most in Need

January 2014Local Musician with Visual Impairment Reunites with Childhood Friend

Dec 2013Donated Vehicles Change Lives

Dec 2013Opposition to Bill A1843 Group Home Safety Act

Nov 2013CAU Members Thankful for All They Receive at Agency

Nov 2013The Tragic Passing of Maureen Doran – Letter to the Editor

October 2013A Power Generating CAU is Stronger than the Storm

October 2013A Power Generating CAU is Stronger than the Storm (podcast of WCTC-AM radio)

August 2013 AAIDD Region IX NJ Chapter Combined Newsletter

August 2013Colleen Fraser, Longtime CAU member, honored by the Elizabeth Rotary Club on 9/11 Anniversary

August 2013Public Building in Union County dedicated to CAU Advocate Colleen Fraser, killed on 9/11

August 2013Community Access Unlimited Youth Members are Waiting on Their Moment

August 2013Community Access Unlimited Shows TD Bank the CAU Advantage

July 2013“CAU Community Players: Dispelling Misconceptions” on Page 16 of People and Families Magazine

July 2013Beauty & the Beast Jr. Moves Audiences as People with Disabilities and Community
Actors Team to Bring New Meaning to the Show


July 2013Local Youth to Hold an “Evening in the Arts” July 12th

May 2013Supporters of Community Access Unlimited Score High at 2013 Golf Outing

April 2013Community Access Unlimited Honors Community Partners, Members & Staff

April 2013People with developmental disabilities deserve a chance to live in N.J.
communities By Gillian Speiser


March 2013Community Access Unlimited to Hold Open House for Youth Services
Program Wednesday, April 3


Dec 2012Shawanna Hicks Awarded for Accomplishments in Supported Housing

March 2013Disability Community Raises Curtain at Film Festival

March 2013Local Youth Discover History & Culture at Read-In

January 2013CAU Players Present Beauty & the Beast Jr.

Dec 2012Al Dill Memorial Raises $4700 to Benefit the Union County Shelter

Nov 2012CAU Members Triumph Over Sandy

Nov 2012CAU Members Volunteer at Soup Kitchen During Outage

October 2012Achievement and Promise Celebrated at Community Access Unlimited 2012 Gala

Sep 201214th Annual Ira Geller Walk-a-thon

August 2012Community Integration, Dohn Hoyl, Michigan ARC

August 2012Sid Blanchard Named to Interagency Council on Homelessness

July 2012CAU Seussical Completes Journey

June 2012CAU Members and Supporters Plant Community Garden

June 2012CAU Achievement and Performance Awards

June 2012Olmstead; Obama Administration Reaffirms Commitment to Assist Americans with Disabilities

June 2012Advocacy, Community Organizing, and Social Movements.pdf

June 2012About Community Access Unlimited

June 20122012 Seussical Jr. Theater Production

May 2012Advocacy, Community Organizing and Social Movements: Workshop

April 2012Advocate for People with Disabilities Honored by New Jersey Self Advocacy Project