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North Jersey Friendship House

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Computers & Technology
  • Employment
  • People with Disabilities


125 Atlantic StreetHackensack, NJ 07601 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to maximize the independence and community living skills of persons experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, in order to reduce unnecessary hospitalization, secure other health and welfare services, as required by each individual referred to Friendship House for treatment; and to render this assistance voluntarily in a safe, comfortable environment.


Friendship House is a non-profit rehabilitation center offering comprehensive behavioral health services, vocational training and employment support for adults with all types of disabilities. Services are designed to address the unique needs and goals of every individual.

For each member, we develop a personalized plan of services considering his or her specific needs, interests and skills.

Friendship House’s programs and services are approved by the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and by Medicaid.

Friendship House is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, a nationwide non-profit organization that is committed to enhancing quality of rehabilitation services and the Department of Human Services.

The role of Friendship House is to assist persons with mental, developmental and physical disabilities to improve their quality of life. We help individuals along the path from acute care toward the point where they are functioning members of society, satisfied with their work, housing, recreation, friendships and most importantly satisfied with themselves.


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