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Supplies Needed

We need your help! We are in desperate need of critical supplies: medical masks, disposable gloves and gowns, hand sanitizer and thermometers.  If you have anything you would be able to donate at one or our locations please contact David Bishop at dbishop@pillarnj.org.

We want to thank staff members from our In-Home Supports program who continue to travel every day to participants’ homes to provide assistance. These individuals need help now more than ever, and our staff members are there for them day after day in spite of the ongoing personal hardships. Please take a moment to thank them and encourage them in their important work.

Day Program Staff Support Pillar Group Homes

Pillar Care joined other providers in closing our day programs for adults in response to the COVID-19 virus. These closures left our group homes having to provide coverage during the day, when we did not typically have staff there. Staff members from our day programs have stepped forward to work at the group homes to ensure the safety and well being of our residents. Please join us in expressing your thanks and support for all of these staff members for responding to the crisis every day. #continuumthroughcovid

Posted by Pillar Care Continuum on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Pillar Care joined other providers in closing our day programs for adults in response to the COVID-19 virus.  These closures left our group homes having to provide coverage during the day, when we did not typically have staff there.  Staff members from our day programs have stepped forward to work at the group homes to ensure the safety and well being of our residents.  Please join us in expressing your thanks and support for all of these staff members for responding to the crisis every day.

Thank You Pillar Care Group Home Staff Members

Please join us in thanking the incredibly dedicated staff members working at our group homes. Our residents have severe disabilities and medical challenges and are among those most at-risk with the spread of COVID-19. Our group home staff members continue to provide around-the-clock care to ensure their well-being. Please post a message of support to our heroes in the front lines so they know how much we appreciate them. #continuumthroughcovid

Update: March 16th (COVID19)

 

Due to concerns related to the COVD-19 virus, our three day programs will be closed for participants for the next two weeks beginning tomorrow, March 17th.  Staff members will continue to come to work as usual and this time will be utilized for training and alternate work assignments as needed.  By order of the Governor, all schools (including Pillar Schools) will also be closed for two weeks beginning tomorrow.  Thank you to all of our staff members for your steadfast commitment to our program participants throughout this difficult time.  To our family members, please know we will be here to support you in any way we can. 

 

COVID-19 Announcement

Pillar Care is closely monitoring all issues related to COVID-19 virus and working to develop plans that are in the best interest of our program participants, their families and our staff members. Pillar Schools will be closed for students on Monday to allow staff to develop detailed plans and be trained in all aspects of virtual instruction. Our Day Programs will remain open, but we will continue to evaluate the situation on a daily basis. For those working in Public School Therapies, we will follow the guidance of local school districts. For Early Intervention and In-Home Supports, we will evaluate things on a case-by-case basis and of course defer to the preferences of individual families. Please know we will be here for all of those we serve throughout this challenging tim

Pillar High School Tour Video

Please enjoy the debut of our new Pillar High School tour video! The video, made by our friends at StoryTrack, will be part of our new school website, which will be up soon. Thank you to all of the students, family members and staff at Pillar High for all of your help. Be sure to like and share to friends, family and loved ones!

Ankit Memorial Foundation Art Group!

Members of the Ankit Memorial Foundation visited our Pillar Elementary School yesterday to assist students with an art project depicting the four seasons. Students had a blast working with different medium like table salt, water and pastel crayons to create their masterpieces. The Ankit Memorial Foundation strives to educate and empower all children. Special thanks to our gracious volunteers for spending a wonderful morning with our students.

JUMPSTART! April 21st

The 2020 Spring session of Pillar Care Continuum’s JUMPSTART! Early Intervention Therapeutic Playgroups is just over a month away! The group is provided free of charge for children ages 3 and under, currently receiving early intervention services. The group will meet every Tuesday for 8 weeks at 10:30 AM at our Pillar Elementary School in Livingston (formerly Horizon School) starting April 21st. Children and caregivers will have the opportunity to trial appropriate positioning equipment, augmentative communication devices, and participate in group lessons run by experienced physical, speech and occupational therapists. Through therapeutic play, our groups will incorporate communication skills, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, socialization, sensory integration and positive food experiences.
For more information about JUMPSTART! or to register for the upcoming session, please contact Lisa Diorio at (973) 740 2353 ext. 2185 or via email at ldiorio@cpnj.org.