Programs & Services

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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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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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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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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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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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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