About SERV

Partners & Affiliates

NJAMHAA-logo The mission of the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies is to champion opportunities that advance its members' ability to deliver accessible, quality, efficient and effective integrated behavioral healthcare services to consumers who have mental illnesses and/or addictions, and their families. NJAMHAA is committed to recovery and wellness for all consumers.

NAMI-logoThe National Alliance on Mental Illness, founded in 1979, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

LOGO in folder (NJACP /link to website www.njacp.org )
New Jersey Association of Community Providers is a dynamic community of diverse providers dedicated to advancing quality services to enrich lives and build futures to support thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce
North Jersey Chamber of Commerce
New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce

History of SERV

1974 – SERV Centers of New Jersey is founded by a group of families and mental healthcare providers who care for adult family members with serious and persistent mental illness.

1994 – The SERV Foundation is formed to provide financial support to the organization.

1995 — Clifton Mental Health Services, founded in 1960, merges with SERV Centers of N.J. and becomes Clifton Behavioral Healthcare.

1996 — SERV acquires The Center for Innovative Family Achievements (CIFA), founded in 1987, to further develop the company’s mission to provide training and support to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and youth with behavioral challenges and emotional problems. In 2008, the name was changed to SERV Achievement Centers.

1996 — SERV Centers of New Jersey reorganizes to become SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc. and includes:

  • Advanced Health Management, a company offering facilities maintenance and human resources services to other nonprofits
  • CIFA (later renamed to SERV Achievement Centers)
  • SERV Centers of New Jersey
  • The SERV Foundation
  • SERV Properties & Management, which specializes in the planning, development and management of housing for special–needs populations


SERV Foundation

Our Mission

The SERV Foundation raises funds to provide innovative programs for individuals in the SERV Behavioral Health System's Family of Companies who struggle with debilitating mental illnesses or developmental disabilities. By creating partnerships with individuals and organizations, The Foundation develops awareness in the community and provides financial support for exceptional programs benefiting our consumers, their families and the community at large.

Our Location:

20 Scotch Road, 3rd Floor, Ewing, NJ 08628

Phone: (609) 662-3059    Fax: (609) 771-9728


The SERV Foundation has three major commitments:


SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc. has been recognized for its leading role in mental health treatment: