Adolescents

Life Link Homes

Life Link Homes offer permanent supportive housing for youth who are homeless or aging out of the child welfare system. The program provides life skills, employment counseling, and therapy to ensure a successful transition to self-sufficient living and to prevent long-term dependency on social services. Young adults who comply with their lease requirements may remain […]

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On My Own

The On My Own program provides aftercare services to youth who are aging out of the foster care system. Services within this program include training for employment seeking and retention, enabling youth to receive their high school diploma, counseling services on an individual or group basis, and assistance in obtaining independent housing.

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Steps Toward Independence

Steps Toward Independence (STI) is a transitional, supportive housing program that assists homeless youth, especially youth leaving the child welfare system, with life skills and support services to make a successful transition to self-sufficient living and to prevent long-term dependency on social services.

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Cognitive Life Skills

The Cognitive Life Skills program provides youth who are currently on Gloucester County Juvenile Probation with weekly group sessions that focus on life skills training and leadership and trust building. The program provides a safe and supportive environment for youth to talk and learn about real life situations in an interactive way.

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Tramautic Loss Coalition

The Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth Program (TLC) at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care is New Jersey’s primary youth suicide prevention program and is funded by the Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Behavioral Health Services. The TLC is an interactive, statewide network that offers education, collaboration, and support to professionals working with […]

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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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Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services provide crisis outreach to children and youth who are experiencing escalating emotional or behavioral health issues. Workers respond in order to diffuse an immediate crisis and keep children safe and stable within their homes. Interventions include de-escalation, service linkage, and short term stabilization management.  The Mobile Response team also provides […]

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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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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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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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