LifeTown construction continues as the building gets closed in.

LifeTown Construction Update LifeTown construction continues as the building gets closed in. For more on the campaign visit us this Sunday, October 30 for FCwalk and see the construction up close! Register NOW @ Posted by FCNJ – Friendship Circle on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 LifeTown construction moving along nicely…Learn more and participate in the campaign @ #gettingexciting #FCNJ FCNJ – Friendship Circle Posted by Zalman Grossbaum on Thursday, October 13, 2016Read More

Stage 1 of building the new LifeTown is… clearing out the old one first!

The crew has been hard at work removing the interior walls and getting ready to prep the interior for the next stage.Read More

New special needs center will feel like an N.J. downtown

LIVINGSTON — A coffee shop, bookstore, doctor and dentist’s offices, grocery store, clothing shop, florist, salon, Laundromat, pet shop, home goods store, and hobby shop. It sounds like the makings of a pretty stellar New Jersey downtown area, and in many ways, that’s exactly what it is. Only, the “LifeTown” development – which broke ground in Livingston Monday evening – will be all enclosed inside a 47,000 square foot state-of-the-art learning center. The 11,000 squareRead More

A town where ‘journey is just beginning’

Well over 600 people came to the ground breaking for the Friendship Circle’s LifeTown in Livingston on June 6. Outside the building on Microlab Road, children, teens, and adults filled the folding chairs for the official ceremony, although the younger kids much preferred the bouncy houses, the truck they could climb on and explore, and the troughs where cement was ready for them to mix with pint-sized shovels. LifeTown will take shape at the siteRead More

New Jersey LifeTown to Break New Ground for Special-Needs Community

For children with special needs and their families, the simplest things can be indescribably challenging: visiting the dentist, getting a haircut, making a friend. To help those families and individuals in and around Essex County, N.J., a transformational new facility called LifeTown is on the way. The 47,000-square-foot, two-story LifeTown facility comes under the auspices of Friendship Circle, a Chabad-Lubavitch-sponsored organization that provides a variety of respite, social and recreational programs for children and teensRead More