What We Do

Residential Services

The focus of our Residential Services is community participation, family support, and individual empowerment. Avidd & Bethel Ridge assists individuals in living within the community. Our 17 community residences are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities.

Supported Employment

Avidd Community Services and Bethel Ridge's Supported Employment Department is a training and placement program for adults with developmental disabilities emphasizing job retention. Our program has CARF accreditation, an internationally recognized distinction for meeting the highest standards of excellence in community programs, personnel, and documentation of services.

Transition Services

Avidd Transition Services involve students in various other learning experiences such as the development of independent living skills, participation in community integration activities, and engagement in lifelong recreation pursuits, which can be essential in preparing the student for a successful adult life.

Recreational Services

Avidd & Bethel Ridge believe that recreational activities provide opportunities to exercise choice and control in their lives. An array of recreational activities assist individuals residing in our residence as well as those living in the local community in developing personal strengths and abilities.

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Community Services

Since 1986, Avidd Community Services of NJ has proudly provided quality services that help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities reach their highest level of achievement and independence.

We designed our programs to ensure each individual becomes a contributing community member. Avidd offers community housing, job training, job placement services, and social and recreational experiences to enrich the lives of the adults in our programs.

Our Mission

The mission of Avidd Community Services of NJ is to provide community-based services for people with developmental disabilities to assist them in achieving their full potential. We’re committed to helping people with developmental disabilities fully participate in all aspects of community life.

Avidd enables individuals to develop fully by encouraging independence and growth. At Avidd, we treat everybody who receives our services with respect and dignity. Our concerned, caring staff pay close attention to each individual’s needs, aspirations, and desires and are dedicated to supporting people with disabilities while they achieve their goals.

Residential Services

3 Counties

17 Community Homes

Hundreds of Lives Changed

Avidd Residential Services is focused on community participation, family support, and individual empowerment. Our 17 residences throughout Bergen, Morris, and Somerset counties are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities.

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How You Can Help

“To me, donating to Avidd has been so much more than donating to a good cause. It’s knowing I’m changing a life, helping to give someone claim their independence and provide them a feeling of purpose.”
Anonymous, Annual Donor