Northwest Essex Community Healthcare Network
Therapeutic School & Preschool
570 Belleville AvenueCounty:Essex
Belleville, NJ 07109Year Established:1971
Phone:973-450-3123
Fax:973-450-3025
Email:ecallahan@northwestessex.orgWeb-Site:


Executive Director:Anthony Lucibello, M.P.A; C.S.W.
Director/Principal:Elizabeth Callahan, Ed.D.


Type of Program/Services:Private School for Individuals with Disabilities - Day Program.

Services Include:Health Services, Psychological, Social Services, LDTC, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Music, Art, Adaptive Physical Education, Individual Play therapy, Individual Reading.


Full-time staff:75Part-time staff:3


Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Autism; Behavioral Disabilities; Multiple Disabilities; Preschool Disabilities
Age Range:3-14
Counties Served:Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Union
Approval/Accreditation:NJDOE
Number of Students/Clients:95
Number of Classes (if school):14
Grade Range:Preschool - 8
Length of School/Program Year:10 months and Six Week Extended School Year
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:


Mission Statement:The Therapeutic School and Preschool provides a psychotherapeutic education that allows each child to grow at his/her own pace. A total treatment approach provides a setting designed to foster emotional, social, cognitive, and language development with the ultimate goal of returning the child to a public school setting.