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.

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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

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