Bancroft | One World For Everyone

Who We Are

Bancroft is a leading nonprofit provider of specialized services for individuals with autism, brain injuries and other intellectual or developmental disabilities. Through our innovative continuum of care, Bancroft offers a comprehensive range of services for unlocking each person’s full potential and meeting his or her changing needs, including: brain injury rehabilitation, special education, vocational training and supported employment, structured day programs, campus and community living programs, and behavioral supports. For nearly 130 years, Bancroft has been pioneering new ways of helping people with disabilities lead independent and fulfilling lives. Based in Haddonfield, N.J., the organization serves more than 1,500 individuals annually in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Bancroft Mission

Bancroft provides opportunities to children and adults with diverse challenges to maximize their potential.

Legislative Updates

Bancroft families, please click here for information and updates about the changes in state funding in New Jersey.

Bancroft Receives $2 Million Gift

Bancroft is pleased to announce a $2 million grant from Lynda and Stewart Resnick through The Resnick Foundation. The grant will be used to establish the Bancroft Resnick Center at Mt. Laurel, which will have a special focus on serving veterans. Read more here.

21st Annual Butterfly Ball Soars to New Heights

It was an elegant evening of dancing, fun and friendship at Bancroft’s 21st Annual Butterfly Ball on February 8, at The Merion in Cinnaminson, N.J. Some 400 guests helped raise more than $450,000 for Bancroft. Click here to read more.

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View Bancroft’s 2013 Annual Report

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Stories of Hope

Kathy Dwyer at Bancroft Unplugged

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Insights from a Family’s Perspective

At Bancroft’s recent “Unplugged” event in Plainsboro, NJ, Kathy Dwyer provided a glimpse of how her brother’s brain injury affected the dynamic of their relationship, offering hope to family members of others with brain [...]


Get in Gear!
Bike for Bancroft 2014

Bike for Bancroft LogoBike for Bancroft presented by
The Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health Logo
October 12, 2014
Mount Laurel, N.J.
Join us for a 25- or 50-mile loop through Burlington County, as well as a 5-mile Ride and a Family Ride, to raise funds for Bancroft. Open and ideal for cyclists of all ages. Register or learn more about Bike for Bancroft, or contact Debra Boyer, director of events, at for more information.

Interested in sponsoring Bike for Bancroft? Learn more here.

Transforming Our World: The Campaign For Bancroft

Our Capital Campaign is officially closed as of December 31, 2013.
Thank you to all of the generous supporters of Bancroft’s landmark capital campaign, “Transforming Our World | The Campaign for Bancroft”. The Campaign is officially closed but is already transforming the lives of the children and adults we support through capital improvements, modernizing older facilities, and enhancing technology and programs. You can still support the important work that Bancroft does every day by making a gift to the Margaret Bancroft Annual Fund. For details, click here.

Volunteer. Teach a class. Paint a room. Play a game. To learn more, click here. Thank you for your support!

Donations to Bancroft can be made online (see below) or by mail:

Bancroft Development Department
800 Kings Highway North, Suite 305
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

To donate to the Margaret Bancroft Annual Fund, please click here.
To make your Tribute gift online, please click here.

Upcoming Events

Community Events

Brain Injury

Bancroft NeuroRehab’s “Heads-Up” Brain Injury Seminar Series: “Concussion in Females”

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Instructor: Cynthia Boyer, Ph.D., Executive Director, Bancroft NeuroRehab
Reserve your webinar seat now at:

Save the Date!
Bancroft Night on the Boardwalk

Friday, September 19
4 to 8 p.m.
Challenge Grove Park
c/o Bortons Mill Road and Caldwell Road
Cherry Hill, NJ

This year’s Bancroft Day has become our first-ever Bancroft NIGHT! Come celebrate with us as we transform Challenge Grove Park, a completely accessible play space, welcoming children and adults of all abilities, into our own Bancroft Boardwalk with games, crafts and some of your favorite boardwalk food. At “twilight,” we’ll turn up the music and turn on the lights for a Boardwalk Dance Party! Join us as we celebrate Bancroft and its motto of “One World. For Everyone.”

Want to volunteer? Fill out this form and email to Deb Conner, manager of volunteer services, at Vendors interested in exhibiting should complete this form and send to Just want to come and enjoy yourself? Check out our guide for Bancroft Night to find out when and where each event is taking place.

Special Education
Open Enrollment Early Education Program – Only 1 Spot Left!

Bancroft’s nationally recognized Early Education Program is currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. At Bancroft’s Early Education Program – serving children ages 3 to 9 – we provide a complete array of intensive, evidence-based educational therapies. These proven, highly effective techniques help children maximize abilities and reduce the symptoms of autism. Apply today as space is limited! Contact Pat Reid at or (856) 348-4007(856) 348-4007.

Family Meetings and Events
Community Vocational Services for Adults Family Meetings

Location: Jacob Schaefer Center
Time: 4:30 P.M.
Dates: November 10

Lakeside Family Meetings

Location: Conference Room, Administration building, Lakeside Campus
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Dates: September 23

Flicker Family Meetings

Location: Flicker conference room.
Time: 4:30 P.M.
Dates: October 29

Lindens/Campus/Community Family Meetings

Location: Farrington Conference Room, Haddonfield Campus
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Dates: November 12

Guardianship 101: What You Need to Know

hosted by Bancroft and the Civil Practice Clinic at the Rutgers School of Law-Camden

Location: Farrington Conference Room, Haddonfield Campus
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Dates: October 29

Bancroft School Annual Parent Transition Meeting Night.

Location: Farrington Conference Room, Haddonfield Campus
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Dates: November 13

Other Program Meeting Dates Will Be Announced Soon.