Colleen Hoffman Recently Named Executive Director for Community Options in Southern New Jersey
Colleen Hoffman, a Vineland native, recently was named executive director for Community Options in Southern New Jersey. She will provide oversight to Community Options’ operations in Atlantic, Camden, Cumberland and Gloucester counties. She will oversee six of the 102 group homes Community Options operates in New Jersey. Hoffman earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University. She has more than 12 years of experience working in the field of human services, including program development for people with disabilities moving from institutions.
Hoffman will play an integral part in Community Options’ participation in Return Home New Jersey and Olmstead initiatives. Return Home New Jersey brings adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities back to New Jersey from out-of-state centers. The Olmstead Initiative is the state Division of Developmental Disabilities’ plan for moving 1,850 residents from its seven developmental centers into the community.