Performcare/Children’s System of Care What is the Children’s System of Care (CSOC):CSOC is the New Jersey agency responsible for providing services to individuals under the age of twenty one. What is Performcare: The administrator for CSOC. It provides support services and case management services to children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Who is eligible: Children up to age 21 that have an intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (see the PerformCare full length page for criteria) Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, and Must be a NJ resident Behavioral Health Needs: Performcare also provides services to children with behavioral health needs. For more detailed information regarding children having such needs, please see: www.performcarenj.org/pdf/families/faq-for-families-of-children-behavioral-health-needs.pdf What if my child is first applying between the ages of 18-21: You must complete an application through the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). If found eligible by DDD, services will be provided by CSOC until age 21. nj.gov/humanservices/ddd/documents/Full-Application-for-Eligibility-English.pdf Eligibility does not depend on: income whether you have private insurance whether you have Medicaid, but, if your child has private insurance, those benefits must be exhausted first.