Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, First Children School, the Transitions Program, and the Strive Autism Centers are closed indefinitely. Our in-home services including intake and evaluations continue to operate. Please visit each program’s webpage for program specific information.
The health and safety of our students and staff are paramount, and we are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19. We are adhering to guidance from the New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Education. Here are some resources for families and staff regarding COVID-19.
On any given day, First Children Services touches the lives of more than 1000 children and families
with a dedicated workforce of over 400 teachers, therapists, paraprofessionals and support staﬀ.
The organization works with over 90 school districts; is approved by the NJ Department of Children and Families to provide behavior therapy and support services; and is in-network with most insurance companies in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
In First Children Services’ 2019 Customer Satisfaction Survey, 95% of our customers were satisfied with our services! Learn More About the Survey>
New Location in Pennsylvania!
First Children Services is excited to announce our new location in Montgomeryville, PA offering diagnostic services, outpatient services, social skills groups, and our Strive Autism Center. We will also offer home, community, and school-based ABA therapy in Montgomery and Bucks Counties. Learn More>
First Children School in Fanwood is a NJ Department of Education approved private school for students with disabilities serving students in grades pre-kindergarten through high school.Learn more >
We offer a small group, center-based home instruction program for students with school refusal due to anxiety, depression, or related mental health issues.Learn more>
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Updated April 6, 2020 A few months ago, who could have imagined a school of over 100 students with multiple disabilities preparing to teach their students
By Matthew Hess, CEO As COVID-19 continues to rock the foundation of the US, many companies have been forced to adapt. First Children Services, a NJ and PA