UNION, NJ – An easily accessible identification card containing personal data and safety information is now available through the Township of Union for special needs children and adults. 

“We are truly vested in the well-being of each and every resident of the Township of Union,” said Mayor Manuel Figueiredo. “It gives me a great sense of pride to know that, together with the parents of our special needs children, we came up with something so important and meaningful.”

The ID’s are easily obtained by completing a form on either the Township of Union’s website, uniontownship.com, or via the Township of Union mobile app, where information and a photo can be uploaded from a smartphone.

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The cards will aid first responders in their efforts to provide the best quality of service to the special needs community.

“The Union Police Department shares a great concern for the safety of our residents,” said Police Director Daniel Zieser. “Having all pertinent and vital information in the face of an emergency makes all the difference when it comes to saving lives.”

For additional information on the ID Card program, please contact Sgt. Michael Boll, Community Relations, Union Police Department at 908-851-5000 or via email at mboll@uniontownship.com.