Our History

LADACIN Network Timeline

1949 United Cerebral Palsy of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, Inc. founded by a group of parents seeking therapy for their children with cerebral palsy
1952 United Cerebral Palsy of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, Inc. incorporated
1956 School program opened
1977 Preschool program organized
1978 Adult program began
1983 Give and Take Child Care Center opened
1983 Personal assistant services instituted
1983 Operation LIFE (Living Independently for Everyone), a barrier-free apartment complex, opened
1986 Respite services initiated
1987 Three year accreditation obtained from CARF…The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission
1988 Lehmann Center in Lakewood opened
1988 Green Grove Group Home opened
1988 Technical Education Center established
1989 Mill Creek and Dewey Street Group Homes opened
1990 Asbury Avenue Apartments, a supported apartment complex, opened
1990 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
1993 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
1993 Changed name to Cerebral Palsy of Monmouth and Ocean, Inc.
1994 George Gray Apartments, a supported apartment complex, opened
1994 Schroth Center in Wanamassa opened
1996 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
1996 Accreditation received from Commission on Accreditation for Home Care
1997 Medical day care program instituted
1999 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years

1999 Singer Group Home opened
1999 Outpatient therapy services initiated for adults with developmental disabilities aged 22 and over
1999 Early intervention services initiated for children aged 0-3 with developmental delays
1999 Inclusive community recreation program initiated
1999 Cash option respite program initiated
2000 Targeted evaluations for eligibility for early intervention services, Monmouth County, initiated
2002 Purchase of property in Monmouth County for expansion
2002 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
2003 Give and Take Child Care, Lehmann Center, received five-year accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
2003 Cerebral Palsy of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, Inc. announces name change to LADACIN Network
2005 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
2006 Development of Monmouth County property initiated
2007 Lehmann Annex, Lakewood, opened
2008 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
2008 Board of Trustees initiates the first phase of Building Fund
2010 New Administration Building opened
2011 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years
2012 Expansion of ACCESS Unlimited – Ocean County
2013 Accreditation with Distinction (12th year) received from Commission on Accreditation for Home Care (CAHC)
2013 Expansion of ACCESS Unlimited – Monmouth County
2013 Expansion of Lehmann Adult Day Program
2013 Millstone Group Homes Ribbon Cutting
2014 CARF accreditation renewed for 3 years