Admission Criteria

Children, adolescents, and adults may receive services through Community Skills Program®. An individualized program plan is developed for each person served, based on his/her specific needs. To be considered for Community Skills Program, an individual must:

  •    ●   be six years of age or older
  •    ●   be medically stable
  •    ●   have functional mobility skills, with or without assistive devices
  •    ●   not be physically assaultive or abusive
  •    ●   not be abusing drugs and/or alcohol to the extent that he/she would be unable to benefit from services
  •    ●   be willing to participate on a regularly scheduled basis in Community Skills Program

Admissions Procedure

Community Skills Program® offers services to persons throughout New Jersey and in south central and eastern Pennsylvania. Although referrals to Community Skills Program are typically initiated by medical practitioners (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, etc.), insurance representatives or case managers, anyone can make a referral. For information on Community Skills Program or to make a referral, please call Sally Kneipp, Ph.D., director, at the phone number indicated below:

In New Jersey:

Phone: (856) 596-5122

Toll-free: (877) 596-5122

Fax: (856) 596-0622


In Pennsylvania:

Phone: (610) 376-3380

Toll-free: (877) 728-5616

Fax: (610) 376-3392