Coworking space providing a variety of options including communal spaces and hot desks, private offices, meeting rooms, community and more.

The work of childhood IS play. A licensed early childhood center with child-led environment, nurturing teachers and customizable schedules.

Private meeting rooms, corporate gatherings, staff meetings, professional development courses, networking events and more.

Personal essays and news covering work/life balance, professional development, entrepreneurship, small business and parenthood.

Meet our Founder

In today’s tech-advanced world, flexible schedules are here to stay. Our founder Deborah Engel dreamed up Work and Play as a solution for managing career and family, with flexible office space and customizable childcare schedules.

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Entrepreneurs Are Getting Creative in the Co-Working Space

In South Orange, New Jersey, former publicist Deborah Engel was expecting her third child when she found an ideal space to house a combination co-working venue and preschool….

  • It is with great sadness that I announce that Work and Play will be closing our doors to coworking and childcare as of June 5th. While I still wholeheartedly believe in the concept, I don’t see a way to continue the model while keeping our......

  • As we look back on the past six weeks since our closing, we reflect on how we’ve been adapting, pivoting, supporting and learning. We’ve had Zoom check ins, work sprints, webinars, happy hours and early childhood morning meetings, and we’ve had laughter, stories and tears.......

Meet our Members

The Work and Play community includes designers, writers, filmmakers, marketers, tech developers, educators, entrepreneurs, new and veteran parents and even empty nesters. Our members create a vibrant environment that is collaborative, creative and supportive as they strive to balance career and family life every day.

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