New Lisbon Developmental Center
New Lisbon Developmental Center (NLDC), founded in 1914, is located in New Lisbon, Burlington County on a 1,896-acre tract of land on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands. It became a state training institution in 1916 and has provided a comprehensive system of care for individuals with developmental disabilities since 1977. As of December 1, 2010, it had a census of 404, and the average age of its residents was 50.
The campus is composed of residential living units (called cottages), program buildings (including a sheltered workshop, greenhouse and community center), a health services center, recreational facilities, an eatery, maintenance buildings and a thrift shop. Residents have numerous opportunities for different types of employment-related and leisure activities, as well as opportunities to attend and participate in special events both on campus and throughout south and central New Jersey.
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Contact InformationNew Lisbon Developmental Center
P. O. Box 130, Route 72
New Lisbon, NJ 08064