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 receive weekly in-home counseling, detention, support, and monitoring during the length between their court hearings.

Age Group

4 to 17

County Served


Length of Service

Length between court hearings (approximately 45 to 60 days)

Who Can Refer

Referrals must be made through a court order from family court.

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