Prevention Services

Strengthening Youth

Strengthening Youth is a free three month long program designed to help at-risk youth from becoming formally involved with the Juvenile Justice System.  Provided to residents of Burlington County under the age of 18, Strengthening Youth gives youth the opportunity to meet weekly with a Youth Counselor to discuss their goals and how to accomplish […]

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Connect to Family and Connect to Wellbeing

The Connect to Family and Connect to Wellbeing program seeks to achieve permanency, social connections, and emotional wellbeing for youth. Robins’ Nest staff will work to establish permanency by creating stable adult relationships, plans for the future, and maintaining contact with meaningful and committed individuals in the youths’ lives.

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Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is a home visitation program that provides health and parenting education and supportive services to families. Home Visitors educate families on prenatal health, infant/child health and development, positive parenting practices, nurturing parent-child relationships, child safety, and education and employment. Designed to be a 3 year program, Parents as Teachers can provide support […]

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Nurse-Family Partnership

The Nurse-Family Partnership Program is a free service that pairs a first-time mom by 28 weeks gestation with a personal registered nurse to ensure the best possible pregnancy outcome, the best health and development of the baby, and to help link mom to community resources. Moms can keep the service until their child’s 2nd birthday.

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Healthy Families

The Healthy Families program provides in-home education and supportive services to new and expectant parents. Home visitors work to link parents to existing social service and health care resources, and promote positive parenting and healthy child growth and development. The program typically lasts from pregnancy through the child’s 3rd birthday.

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Gloucester County Prevention Program

Gloucester County Prevention Program provides short term case management and support for families living in Gloucester County that have primary custody of at least one child under the age of 18 and are experiencing hardship or instability. Financial assistance to assist with instability is available as appropriate.

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Connect Two

The Connect Two program provides in-home counseling to children and their families who are involved with or at risk of being involved with the Juvenile Justice System. Therapists work with the youth and their families to help the youth set positive goals, improve family functioning and well-being, and provide appropriate linkages with community resources.

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Atlantic County Council for Young Children

Atlantic County Council for Young Children provides parents, caregivers, and community members with an opportunity to improve the Health and Education outcomes for children from birth through 8 years of age. Atlantic CCYC educates families through workshops and trainings specific to their needs. Parent leadership opportunities and initiatives are community driven. The Council meets regularly […]

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Family Success Centers

Family Success Centers are community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering places where community residents go for family support, interactive workshops, activities, and groups. Family Success Centers are beautiful spaces designed to bring the community together to build relationships, strengthen the community and the families in it.  They are places where residents and volunteers share their time and […]

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Adolescent Mentoring

The Adolescent Mentoring program links adolescents and young adults that are involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency or Children’s System of Care with mentors who will serve as a positive role model and engage the adolescent in positive activities. The goal of this program is to form lifelong friendships between the youth […]

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