Garfield Park Academy
P.O. Box 189
Willingboro NJ 08046
Last Updated 2014-05-26
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Garfield Park Academy is a private, non-profit, alternative school for children and adolescents with severe learning, emotional, and behavioral disabilities. The purpose of this organization is to improve the behavioral and academic performance of at-risk emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth, and provide an effective cognitive-behavioral intervention program that engages the students in their own development process. Children with emotional challenges and learning disabilities can be successful in life, if provided the resources to monitor and self-regulate their own behaviors. Through self-regulation, counseling, and individualized education, the school can help students understand and achieve success by changing their attitudes and allowing themselves to achieve.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization uses horses to provide our services that are cared for and sheltered by another organization(s).