Lawrence, NJ

Project Freedom at Lawrence

One Freedom Boulevard, Lawrence, NJ 08648

609-278-0075, Fax 609-278-1250

Project Freedom at Lawrence is located off Princeton Avenue, near what is known as the Brunswick Circle in Lawrence Township.  Directly across the street in easy rolling/walking distance is a Quick Chek with a gas station, McDonald’s, Pet Smart,  and a liquor store as well as a medical service building.  The intersection of Route 206 is a few blocks north leading to Rider College and Princeton.  Major malls and I-95/I-295 are within  15 minutes driving time.  A New Jersey Transit bus stop for the 606 line is located near the entrance for easy connection to other community businesses.  There are two shopping centers within a half mile, the Capital Plaza and the Lawrence Shopping Center, as well as a farmers market to provide ample shopping opportunities.

Project Freedom at Lawrence consists of a Community Center with 44 one-bedroom apartments and 10 two-bedroom apartments scattered in nine buildings on ten acres of land.  Each apartment is designed for people who use wheelchairs or have other disability-related needs. There is also a community center that has administrative and maintenance offices along with a larger great room for tenant activities.

Tim Doherty, Executive Director
Stephen Schaefer, CFO
Tracee Battis, Director of Housing Development
Brianne Devlin, Social Services Coordinator 
Robyn Brown, Office Manager
Frank Sciarrotta, Regional Manager


  • PF Communities Work Together During Power Outage - On August 11, 2020, Hurricane Isaias made landfall in New Jersey, causing about 3.7 million power outages across the state.  Freedom Village West Windsor was one of those communities affected by this massive outage.  With tenants without power or air conditioning, the Project Freeeedom staff at West Windsor and Lawrenceville… ... Read more ...
  • Area Service and Community Groups Aid Tenants - In times of disasters and national emergencies, individuals and organizations have always stepped in to fill the gaps in the response. The COVID-19 response has been no different with individuals making masks or going shopping for people who cannot get to the stores safely. Community organizations serving Mercer County have… ... Read more ...
  • Holiday Party Thank You from Lawrence - ‘Twas the night of December 18th, a highly anticipated night for our tenants at Project Freedom at Lawrence, as our Annual Tenant Holiday Party had arrived. The room was filled with joy and laughter as almost 30 tenants, as well as their guests, entered the green and red winter wonderland.… ... Read more ...
  • Hospital Heroines Make For a Hearty Holiday for Lawrence Tenants - This past December Project Freedom at Lawrence held their annual tenant holiday party. Thirty tenants plus guests enjoyed a night of fun, music, gifts, food and laughter. With the generous help of volunteers from Notre Dame and Somerville High School, Gene and Michele Menges, Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital and… ... Read more ...
  • Lawrence Band Brings Holiday Cheer to Tenants - Tenants from Robbinsville, Hamilton, and Lawrence gathered at Project Freedom at Lawrence to hear holiday and winter season music from the Lawrence Community Band. 30+ band members and 35 attendees made for a packed night of beautiful holiday music and a joyful atmosphere! The band was spectacular and the audience truly… ... Read more ...
  • Labor Day Celebrated by Project Freedom Tenants - Tenants from Hamilton and Lawrence joined Robbinsville tenants for an annual Labor Day picnic put on by the Resurrection Lutheran Church and sponsored by Thrivent Insurance.   This was the 18th year that Trivant and the Hamilton-based Resurrection Lutheran Church have combined to provide Labor Day festivities  to the  tenants of… ... Read more ...
  • Lawrence Tenant Dashes Home with Gold - Project Freedom at Lawrence tenant Rebecca "Becky" Scheick earned three medals last moth at the Special Olympics.   Becky  brought home a Gold and two Silver medals.    Becky crushed it in the Softball Throw earning herself the Gold medal!   Her silver medals were for the 4 x 100  Meter… ... Read more ...
  • Donations to PF at Lawrence Brings a Delicious Thanksgiving to Tenants - Project Freedom at Lawrence was blessed to have received numerous food donations from extremely generous people, stores and restaurants to help the tenants celebrate Thanksgiving Day. As always, The Knights of Columbus along with St. Anne’s church began the holidays with a huge donation of 28 turkeys that they delivered… ... Read more ...