Please Support the 2016 Annual Appeal


The Phoenix Center has been a member of the educational community for the past 26 years and would appreciate your support of our Annual Appeal. Your tax-deductible donation helps fund our recreation, leisure and community based instruction programs, helping to prepare our students for life beyond the classroom. Any questions, please feel free to contact Mary Beth Green, Development and Communications Officer at (973) 542-0743 ext. 403.
Click here to download mail in donation form OR Donate online here.

Save the Date—April 28th, Annual Casino Night


Please mark your calendar for our annual Casino Night event, scheduled for 7:00 pm Friday, April 28th at The Phoenix Center. This event brings together our parents, donors, community leaders, sponsors, district professionals, and advocates and we’ll have a great deal of fun helping to raise money for our students! More details coming soon! For more information, email

Focus on Phoenix Newsletter

Click here to download the latest issue, Fall 2016, of “Focus on Phoenix”. 

Parent Stress Savers

iPad Stress Saver GraphicUsing the iPad

The iPad is extremely popular with children. It is fun and engaging with the added bonus of being portable and easily accessible. For children with special needs, it can open up many opportunities. It can be a great educational and

Message From Executive Director: Julie Mower

As we approach the holiday season, one of the things I am most grateful for as the Executive Director of The Phoenix Center is the people – our students and their families, and our staff, who make up this wonderful learning community. We provide a loving and safe educational environment for our students and the level of commitment shown by our staff is extraordinary.

Helping students and their families is most gratifying to me.  To see a child come to us and have the privilege of watching that student grow, develop and learn is what I find most rewarding. As parents have commented, “from the very first visit to The Phoenix Center, we felt this is the right place.  Phoenix is a warm, welcoming school with a staff of extraordinarily caring and loving people, people who will go the extra mile, do more than expected, and make you feel like family…

Let’s take a look at the video clip, so you can share our story and believe in our future.  Happy Holidays from all of us at The Phoenix Center.