LifeTown is a one-of-a-kind 53,000-square foot immersive educational, therapeutic and recreational facility, offering inclusive programs for those with special needs. The campus includes a replica of a Main Street with storefronts, helping to train individuals with special needs for independent living.
At its center lays LifeTown Shoppes, an 11,000-square-foot replica of a Main Street you would find in nearly any town, preparing those with special needs for independent living. It includes a realistic-looking branch of the regional Regal Bank, an RWJBarnabas Health medical center, a Words Bookstore branch, ShopRite supermarket, electronics store, pet shop, nail salon, copy center, flower shop, clothing store, coffee shop, laundromat, movie theater and a roadway with cross walks and traffic lights. The shops were designed to offer real-world scenarios in a safe and controlled environment for participants to learn to navigate independent living and job training.
LifeTown redefines the landscape for individuals with special needs, helping them reach their fullest potential. Its unique environment and volunteers are devoted to training and supporting people with special needs. Each element of the facility was designed specifically to be the most welcoming and engaging facility for individuals with special needs. For more information or to get involved, please visit: LifeTown.com.