Gracious Services Inc. Welcomes Patricia Kane as the New Executive Director

Gracious Services Inc., provider of custom day habilitation and support services programs for special needs adults, is delighted to announce the appointment of Patricia Kane as the new Executive Director. With over 15 years of progressive leadership in behavioral health care and developmental disabilities, Ms. Kane brings a wealth of expertise and a track record of innovative and compassionate service to our organization.

Ms. Kane is renowned for her innovative, compassionate approach and her ability to produce exceptional results. A persuasive and enthusiastic communicator, she excels in motivating teams and driving organizational success through hands-on leadership while avoiding micromanagement. Her pragmatic, business-driven mindset enables her to keep the larger picture in focus and translate vision into actionable leadership.

Ms. Kane’s expertise includes infrastructure building, encompassing systems, processes, and protocols, ensuring interdisciplinary functionality, and managing change across departments and service lines. Her commitment to the field is demonstrated by her active involvement in various professional organizations, including the New Jersey Association of Children Youth and Families, Children’s System of Care, New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies, National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Association of Community Providers, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems and others.

“We are thrilled to welcome Patricia Kane to our team,” said Grace Badmus, co-founder of Gracious Services, Inc. “Her extensive experience, visionary leadership, and dedication to compassionate care make her an ideal fit for our organization. We are confident that Patricia will drive our mission forward and make a significant impact on the lives of those we serve.”

Patricia Kane expressed her enthusiasm about her new role, stating, “Grace and her team have a high level of passion for serving NJ’s special needs adults. I am honored to join them. Together, we will strive to enhance our services and make a positive impact on our community.”

For more information about Gracious Services Inc. and its special needs adults services, please visit or contact (908) 948-8170.

About Gracious Services Inc.

With 25 + years in case management, quality assurance and HPBS Habilitation Planning with the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, co-founder Grace Badmus of Gracious Services Inc. understands how Tiered services are awarded, planned, and provided.

Frustrated with years of “clients, not fitting services”, she decided to turn the tables and design services to fit the clients. Gracious Services Inc., located in Fanwood, NJ,  creates custom day habilitation and support services programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Union, Somerset, and Essex counties and throughout NJ.