About Us

Mission Statement

Alternatives, Inc. provides comprehensive services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, those with mental health diagnoses, as well as individuals and families experiencing homelessness, to enable them to reach their highest level of independence and integration in the community.

Vision Statement

Moving forward, Alternatives, Inc. is committed to achieving recognition as the human service agency of choice in providing residential and support services to people in the Greater Central New Jersey community.


Alternatives, Inc. has a person-centered philosophy that is dedicated to providing each person served the support needed to assist in achieving their goals. What’s more, Alternatives enables people to reach further to attain their dreams and aspirations.

View of a boardwalk looking out at the ocean. Alternatives Inc


Strategic Priorities

Based on feedback received from all stakeholders,
the following Strategic Priorities and Goals were approved by the Board of Trustees in 2020.


  • Identify key growth opportunities and approaches within existing services
  • Evaluate opportunities in new service areas
  • Ensure finances are available for growth

Increase the Quality
of Services Provided

  • Improve recruitment and retention of a strong workforce
  • Provide clients with the services they need and desire

Increase Visibility
of the Agency

  • Expand the agency’s visibility on all forms of social media 
  • Increase Alternatives’ community involvement

Our History

History timeline about Alternatives Inc

How Are We Doing?

Your Feedback Is Important to Us

Because we believe each individual we serve deserves the highest level of service, Alternatives, Inc. wants to hear from you! If you would like to tell us about a member of staff who has gone above and beyond, or tell us how we can improve the services and supports we provide, please contact your local program staff and share your thoughts. If you prefer, you may also contact someone in our Department of Quality Assurance and Corporate Compliance.

Compliance Hotline

Alternatives, Inc. promotes ethical practices within the organization in accordance with our Code of Conduct and the laws and regulations governing the communities in which we serve. All stakeholders, including family members, governing agencies, referral sources, employees, advocates and persons served are asked to report compliance and regulatory concerns to program management, or to the 
Department of Quality Assurance and Corporate Compliance.

If this is not possible, any individual who suspects misconduct or unethical behavior is urged to call the confidential Compliance Hotline at (908) 685-1444 ext. 600.
The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Annual Report