Family Resource Network opens new facility in East Windsor

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The President and CEO of the Princeton-Mercer Chamber of Commerce Peter Crowley, the Mayor of East Windsor Janice Mironov, The CEO of The Family Resource Network Liza Gundell, and the President of the Family Resource Network Board of Trustees Warren Josephson along with members of FRN’s Senior Management Team cut the ceremonial purple ribbon on Sept. 25th.

The Family Resource Network (FRN) announced the official opening of its new facility located at 50 Millstone Rd, Building 300 Suite 201, East Windsor.

The president and CEO of the Princeton-Mercer Chamber of Commerce Peter Crowley, the Mayor of East Windsor Janice Mironov, CEO of The Family Resource Network Liza Gundell, and the President of the Family Resource Network Board of Trustees Warren Josephson along with members of FRN’s senior management team cut the ceremonial purple ribbon on Sept. 25.

The new headquarters replaces FRN’s previous four locations throughout the state with one centralized office. The space promotes collaboration for its mostly remote workforce, while also allowing FRN to operate more efficiently, delegating more funding to the services it provides the community.

Liza Gundell, who began serving as CEO in January, noted that this was a pivotal year for the agency. In 2019 alone, FRN has developed a new Senior Management Team, been recognized for their dedication to quality services in receiving CARF certification, and has completed a new strategic plan for the next three years; all on the cusp of the Network’s 50th anniversary.

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, although unable to attend, gave a congratulatory letter to The Family Resource Network.

“Your tireless advocacy has resulted in this milestone moment that should be rightfully recognized and celebrated. Since the creation of the Family Resource Network (FRN), this organization has been committed to serving the diverse health care needs of our community. Access to health care is an essential necessity, and for almost 50 years, FRN has made it its mission to help families achieve this access. From advocating for families to ensure that their rights and responsibilities are prioritized, to educating communities about health and wellness, FRN has put New Jersey’s health first,” Coleman stated in the letter.

The Family Resource Network was founded as a nonprofit that served individuals with Epilepsy. Over time, FRN has expanded its offerings to serve individuals with Autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Thus, The Family Resource Network founded its affiliates, Epilepsy Services of New Jersey, Autism Family Services of New Jersey and Caregivers of New Jersey, to provide services to the whole community of individuals with chronic conditions and disabilities in New Jersey.

For over 40 years, we have helped thousands of New Jersey families with a variety of disabilities connect with resources and support services they need to live full and happy lives. The Family Resource Network (FRN) is a comprehensive, family-focused, organization designed to meet the growing need for community-based programs and services to this rising population. FRN’s network agencies are: Autism Family Services of NJ, Caregivers of NJ, and Epilepsy Services of NJ. Please visit www.familyresourcenetwork.org for more information or call 800-376-2345.