Mercer Council

Mercer Council is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse and its harmful consequences. Mercer Council actively provides quality alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention and early intervention programs and services in partnership with individuals, families, schools, communities, businesses and professionals throughout Mercer County.

Our Story

Mercer Council is committed to its mission of creating pathways to reduce substance-related challenges through education, support, advocacy, and partnerships throughout our community.   Mercer Council implements research-based programs to provide children and families with tools that empower them to make healthy, safe and responsible choices.


Our prevention initiatives are supported by many organizations and entities around the county, state and country.  Below is a current listing of partners with new relationships forming on a continual basis.

Our Staff

Our professional staff have been trained in evidence-based prevention programs and practices and are passionate about their work.  Our staff come from backgrounds as teachers, social workers, certified prevention specialists or mental health professionals.   Our core values include integrity, teamwork, empathy, accountability, relevance and commitment to those we serve and one another.

Our Board

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall direction and policy of Mercer Council, and delegates responsibility for the day-to-day operations to the Executive Director.  The Board is made up of volunteer members from our community and works to ensure that the agency always follows best practices and reaches its maximum potential in serving the residents of Mercer County.

Give Back

Our work is not possible without the generous support of donors.  Your gift will help us to reach even more individuals and families in our community with education, support, and hope for the future.

Annual Impact Report

Please view our annual impact report and see all that we have been able to accomplish despite challenges and join us in celebrating our programs, services, and successes. We give our sincerest thanks to our funders, community partners, supporters, and community members. Thank you for continuing on this journey with us!

Our Office

Mercer Council on Alcoholism & Drug Addiction
1931 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648

Tel - (609) 396-5874
Email -
Hours - Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm

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