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Alexander House, Oak Ridge

About: Alexander House is a large ranch style home in Oak Ridge. Throughout 2016, DPD provided 2,604 days of care to 8 people with developmental and physical disabilities and autism.

History: Alexander House had its beginnings as a day camp for children with developmental disabilities. On June 29, 1969 Camp Alexander Opened. Camp Alexander was named in memory of Rosalyn Alexander, a young girl with developmental disabilities from Paterson, NJ who passed away several years earlier. Rosalyn was a beautiful young girl who attended the Gruenert Nursery.

Camp Alexander moved to a more suitable location in Oak Ridge, NJ in the fall of 1974. In 1978 Camp Alexander closed and in 1980 one of the camp units was transformed into the Alexander House.

Alexander House
3 Catholic Charities Way
P.O. Box 2539
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438

Phone: (973) 697-6531
Fax: (973) 697-9603

Director: Clara Beck
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