Encouraging Kids Family Resource Center

281 Lawrenceville-Pennington Road, Pennington, NJ 08534 ~ 609-848-1400

Programs & Services

Special Needs Programs


Afterschool, evening, and weekend programs for special needs students ages 2-21 at one of our 4 locations: Pennington, Mount Laurel, Audubon, and Waretown, NJ! 

FREE if eligible through Performcare/DDD.

*NJ DCF Approved Provider

**Private pay options also available

Parent / Child Programs


Evidence-based weekly programs for parents & their infants 0-12 months as well as playgroups for parents and their children ages 0-5 years. Develeoped by UCSF - San Francisco General Hospital to focus on parents' emotional well-being in a safe, nurturing, supportive setting.

Parenting Classes & Workshops


 We believe parents ARE capable of raising physically and emotionally healthy children with adequate support and information. Join us for any of our workshops or classes for expert advice on parenting toddler through the teen years and beyond! 

Special Events


From our "Trunk or Treat" to "Can Do Kids Fair" to holiday events, dances, and summer programs; we know families need a safe, fun environment to relax and reconnect. Check our calendar of events often!

Special Education Advocacy


We can help you navigate the sometimes difficult, stressful, complicated special education process. From identifying your child's challenges to developing an appropriate plan; let us assist your family while maintaining positive relationships with your child's school.

Supervised Visitation Services


Occasionally, the need arises for a neutral third party to supervise visitation between a parent, or another party, and a child or children. Reasons for referral vary widely. We can provide a safe, pleasant environment to do just that on or off premises.