CPS Camp Number 136

CPS Camp Number 136

Technical Agency: Mental Hospital


CPS Unit No. 136, a Mental Hospital unit at the State Home for Epileptics in Skillman, New Jersey, one of two CPS units operated by the American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS), opened in July 1944. After hostilities ceased, the ABHMS withdrew from CPS as leaders did not want to be involved in peace time conscription. Selective Service operated the unit until it closed in October 1946.


  • Location: Skillman, New Jersey | Opened: July 1944 | Closed: October 1946