The mission, goal and very essence of People First, Inc. New Jersey is to provide an individualized, continuum of person-centered services to people with mental health challenges, developmental disabilities and others with challenging social, physical and emotional needs irrespective of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or political affiliation. We strive to do this by providing residential services through the life-cycle including, supportive housing, community support, recreational rehabilitation, community group home services, supervised apartments, self-directed services, supported employment services, and support coordination services.
Our vision is to continue to find innovative and relevant strategies to meet the needs of individuals with special needs while simultaneously promoting their independence and self-determination. We seek to explore the eight dimensions of wellness comprising the emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual to assist our service recipients live a holistic lifestyle. Our dedicated and caring staff members and community care specialist work to encourage consumers to make their own choices, gain confidence and control over their own lives, improve their abilities, and overcome barriers to quality living.