Compassion Café is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, in Southern Ocean County, founded to provide meaningful employment and job training for adolescents and adults with disabilities.

Compassion Cafe LBI Adolescents With Disabilities

Compassion Cafe seeks the integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through hands-on training and employment in a small coffee shop environment.  By providing meaningful, paid employment for teens and adults with special needs, our employees will gain independence, self-confidence, and work skills for a successful future.


We offer part-time summer employment

in a small coffee shop setting while partnering with

local businesses in a true non-profit model.

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barry's do me a flavor Compassion Cafe's LBI 1st Business Partner
Find us this summer at Barry’s Do Me A Flavor on Centre Street in Beach Haven, NJ. 

Barry's Do Me A Flavor, is widely known for lunch, dinner, (& of course ice cream!) in Beach Haven, NJ. We're thrilled to be hosted and trusted by owners Barry and Nicole Baxter for our inaugural season, and grateful to partner with a local business that joins us in recognizing the potential in developing skilled workers in the service industry.

If you have a location you think would be suitable for our employees to utilize for future seasons, please let us know! 


Now Open!


Monday thru Thursday

7:00 -11:00 a.m.



Hot coffee, La Colombe cold brew, tea, bagels, pastries, quiche, and a dog bakery

Click here for the full menu.

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