1st Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey
7 Sanford AvenueCounty:Essex
Belleville, NJ 07109Year Established:1946
Phone:(973) 751-0200
Fax:(973) 751-4635
Email:krygiel@cerebralpalsycenter.orgWeb-Site:www.cerebralpalsycenter.org


Executive Director:Patrick Colligan(973)751-0200 x204pcolligan@cerebralpalsycenter.org
Principal:Keith Rygiel(973)751-0200 x215krygiel@cerebralpalsycenter.org
HR Manager:Danielle Van Beuzekom(973)751-0200 x225hr@cerebralpalsycenter.org
Business Manager:Bogdan Benning(973)751-0200 x201bbenning@cerebralpalsycenter.org


Type of Program/Services:Approved Private School for Students with Disabilities - Day Program, Preschool Program, Extended School Year Program

Services Include:Education, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Transition Team, Social Services, Medical Clinics, Seating/Equipment Clinics, Aquatic Therapy, Hippotherapy, Parent Organization


Full-time staff:50Part-time staff:9


Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Multiple disabilities, Preschool disabilities
Age Range:3-21
Counties Served:Essex, Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Union, Morris
Approval/Accreditation:308
Number of Students/Clients:70
Number of Classes (if school):10
Grade Range:Preschool through 12th Grade
Length of School/Program Year:10 months plus ESY (6 weeks)
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:Yes


Mission Statement:The mission of 1st Cerebral Palsy of NJ is to assist all students with special needs to lead more active and productive lives. Offering individualized education plans and a comprehensive therapeutic approach, our nurturing staff aim to provide students with unique learning experiences that will enable them to reach their highest potential.