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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Lifelong Connections

The Lifelong Connections program helps to establish permanent connections with supportive adults for youth who are aging out of the foster care system. Staff work on identifying supportive adults and connecting them with youth aging out of Division of Child Permanency and Protection supervision. These relationships allow for adolescents and young adults to work towards […]

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Street Dreams

The Street Dreams program works with juvenile probationers and connects them with education and employment opportunities in order to engage them in planning and setting goals for their future. The program includes assistance with resume building, employment seeking and retention, and accessing community resources, budgeting, and housing.

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Second Chance

The Second Chance program provides services to youth who have begun to engage in antisocial and low-level delinquent behavior in an effort to prevent them from continuing down the wrong path. Staff provides weekly in-home counseling to address the underlying family issues that impact the youth’s behaviors and work towards finding the family community resources […]

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Grounded

The Grounded program is a Detention-Alternative program which provides sufficient short-term supervision to youth who have charges against them in Salem County. The supervision allows for youth to safely remain in the community while awaiting the final disposition of their care, and ensures that the youth will be present at their next court hearing. Youth […]

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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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