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Who We Are
Established in 1981, New Concepts for Living is a community based not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. We provide housing, day programs, behavioral services and more for the outstanding individuals that are entrusted to our care. Currently operating 13 community residences (group homes and supervised apartments) and a Day Program Achievement Center, we enable our clients to reach their full potential by offering programs, support and services designed to enhance their daily living and social skills, cognitive behavior, self-esteem, mental and physical health and overall quality of life. At New Concepts for Living we are committed to providing our clients with round-the-clock care for life while promoting individual independence.
2018 at NCFL
Each year at New Concepts is a celebration of growth and progress. We invite you to watch this quick video so we can share some of the memories our residents made, participating in the activities, events and outings we offer.
Support New Concepts for Living
At New Concepts for Living, we provide housing, day programs, family support, customized behavioral services, nursing and 24-hour care for individuals with developmental disabilities, every day. As we continue to grow, we do so not only as an organization but also in the number of lives we impact and the communities we serve. We are realizing our vision of expansion and continue to open new homes, providing much needed services to those who need our help. Upgrades to our homes and programs are made possible by the generosity of our supporters.
Every donation, small or large, goes towards our mission of enhancing the lives and minds of the inspirational individuals that we serve every day. Click the Donate Now button to help us today.
Dancing With Our Stars
At New Concepts for Living, we are proud to offer a diverse array of programs and activities that enhance the quality of life of those in our care. Our health and recreation programs give us the opportunity to complement the interests of our clients, while benefiting their physical health and confidence.
We have been working with with Global Dance, who has been providing dance classes for many of our residents. Special thanks to Global Dance for putting this video together.
News & Events
Stay up to date on our latest news and events here. Check out our INTERACTIVE CALENDAR
Celebrating Birthdays is just one of the activities our residents look forward to in our Community Residences. Sharing Birthday fun with our resident who was very excited to blow out the candles with his real family - AND his NCFL one! #birthdayfun #ncfl #communityresidences
Celebrating National Siblings Day! We are lucky enough to have these brothers here in our New Concepts for Living Adult Achievement Center Day Program. There's nothing like the bond of siblings no matter who or where you are. #nationasiblingsday #ncfl #dayprogram #specialneeds
Celebrating Autism Awareness Day with Acceptance! Remember the importance of not just being 'aware' but ACCEPTING. And - focus on abilities not disabilities. #autismawarenessday #autism #acceptance #ncfl #nonprofit
Thankful to NCFL board member, Bill Smith and everyone at the Franklin Lakes Lions Club for their continued support. Honored to have been recognized at their annual dinner and thankful for their generous donation.#lionsclub #donation #community #ncfl #nonprofit
Nothing fishy about it! NCFL residents enjoy another trip to the Jenkinson's Aquarium in Point Pleasant - one of their favorite outings. #jenkinsonsaquarium #pointpleasant #fieldtrip #dayprogram #ncfl #nonprofit
NCFL continues to give our day program participants and residents extraordinary experiences. There was much to see and learn during a fun day at Liberty Science Center! #ncfl #fieldtrip #science #nonprofit
Nothing like giving back! Some of our Day Program participants were trained as volunteers by Veterans Home Paramus Nj and they recently kicked off their bi-monthly visits to this incredible facility. As their smiles indicate, it was a “win-win” for all! #veterans #volunteering #ncfl
Honoring women everywhere and celebrating their accomplishments, however small or large! From our amazing women – residents and staff alike – to all women worldwide: Here’s to us and here’s to you! #InternationalWomensDay #empowerment #diversity #equality #achievement #ncfl
On National Employee Appreciation Day, we would like to thank the incredible staff at NCFL for their tireless work and dedication to our residents. We recognize them for everything they do to ensure our family of extraordinary individuals receive the care and attention they deserve in order to live as fulfilled and independently as possible!…
NCFL is proud to announce our 2019 Charity Golf Outing. This is our biggest fundraiser and we depend on your support to raise funds that help us enhance our programs and residences. Play, sponsor or donate by visiting https://www.ncfl.net/events/golf-outing #charitygolfouting #fundraiser #nonprofit #ncfl #charity #golf #outing
Special thanks to Paintbrush Lounge for welcoming our Day Program participants to their brand new studio in Rochelle Park, NJ. Everyone enjoyed the chance to get creative and show off their works of art! #paintingclass #arttherapy #specialneeds #achievement #dayprogram #art
In continued efforts to integrate our participants into their communities and teach them the value of giving back, our Day Program’s very own cooking group baked and dropped off blueberry muffins today for Meals on Wheels North Jersey to deliver.#mealsonwheels #givingback #nonprofit