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Adolescent – age 12 to age 21

Phoenix Gang Abatement Program

Phoenix Gang Abatement Program is an on-site counseling and management program for Camden County youth returning from a Juvenile Justice Commission placement.  Specific goals include providing competency skills, teaching youth protective factors, reducing/eradicating gang involvement and reducing the rate of recidivism.  The programs will include a series of lessons and activities geared towards increasing the youth's ability to positively assert his emotions while decreasing self-destructive attitudes.

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Counseling and management program for Camden youth focusing on eradicating gang involvment

Who Can Refer: 

JJC Probation and Parole

Eligibility: 

Re-entry youth

Contact
Contact Name: 
Wren Ingram
Contact Phone: 
856.964.1990 x180
Contact Fax: 
856.964.0606
Contact Email: 
wren.ingram@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

560 Benson Street, Camden, NJ

Funders: 

Camden County Department of Health and Human Services

Project First C

Project First C is an intensive in-home case management and family support service for pre-adjudicated youth to assist with a successful transition and adjustment to probation.The program's goal is to make sure the youth do not violate probation, incur new charges, and comply with all court-ordered services.  Program staff link the youth with community resources, job search assistance, advocacy for education and court, cognitive behavioral skill-building and transportation.

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Intensive in-home case management and family support service for pre-adjudicated youth.

Who Can Refer: 

Court referrals only

Eligibility: 

Youth at risk of being placed in Juvenile Detention due to family issues are eligible.

Contact
Contact Name: 
Wren Ingram
Contact Phone: 
856.964.1990 x180
Contact Fax: 
856.964.0606
Contact Email: 
wren.ingram@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

560 Benson Street, Camden, NJ

Funders: 

JDAI Innovations

Rescue & Restore

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Rescue and Restore educates the community on the issue of human trafficking and identifies and supports victims.

Referral Description Details: 

If you are a victim of human trafficking, call our hotline for help:1-800-225-0196

To Make a Referral: 

For general program information, call at 856.982.6314 or email mburgos@centerffs.org.

Contact
Contact Name: 
Maria Burgos
Contact Phone: 
856.982.6314
Contact Email: 
rescue-restore@centerffs.org
mburgos@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

P O Box 1149, Vineland, NJ 08360

Funders: 

Department of Children and Families

Employee Assistance Program

At times, we all face personal, work, or family problems that we can't handle by ourselves. Center For Family Services contracts with many companies and agencies to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services to help employees and their family members find solutions and resources to resolve problems and function at their best.

Through confidential guidance and support, specially trained EAP staff can help individuals and families deal with issues such as:

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Offering employees and their families’ confidential counseling needed to resolve problems and function at their best. 

Referral Description Details: 

Employee Assistance Program assist employees' and their families find solutions and resources needed to resolve problems caused by personal, work, or family problems.

To Make a Referral: 

Call 1.877.922.2377

Contact
Contact Phone: 
1.877.922.2377
Contact Fax: 
856.964.0242
Contact Email: 
access@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

584 Benson Street, Camden, NJ 08103

Funders: 

Employer Contracts

Great Abilities

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

An in-home program designed to help youth can obtain the skills necessary to thrive in the home and in the community

Referral Description Details: 

For IIH Services(Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities)  -  CID # ( Cyber ID)- 65349411,  Medicaid Provider Number is 0016691

For IIC Services(Children with Behavioral and Mental Health Diagnosis) - CID#  0016691 and Medicaid Provider Number is 0016691

Who Can Refer: 

Perform Care

Eligibility: 

Families in Camden County and Gloucester County with a child age 18 or younger.

To Make a Referral: 

Referrals are accepted from NJ Children's System of Care (Perform Care).

  • For IIH Services(Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities)  -  CID # 65349411,  Medicaid Provider Number is 0016691
  • For IIC Services(Children with Behavioral and Mental Health Diagnosis) - CID#  0016691 and Medicaid Provider is 0016691
Contact
Contact Name: 
Zofia Mlynarz
Contact Phone: 
856.557-1165
Contact Fax: 
856.344.0029
Contact Email: 
greatabilities@centerffs.org
Funders: 

NJ Department of Children and Families

Transitions Treatment Home

Serenity Children's Home

Serenity Children’s Home is a network of homes that provide a temporary shelter placement to youth involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency. Children ages 9-18 may stay up to 30 days, with the possibility of an extension, in a safe and nurturing home with the ultimate goal of family reunification.
 
Serenity Children’s Home provides:
  • Advocacy 
  • Family reunification (when possible)
  • Food, shelter, and clothing
  • Safe, nurturing Shelter Home Parents
Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Temporary shelter placement in a nurturing community home for children age 9-18

Who Can Refer: 

New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency

Eligibility: 

Division of Child Protection and Permanency involved youth, ages 9-18.

To Make a Referral: 

Please call, email, or fax

Contact
Contact Name: 
Stacy Santiago
Contact Phone: 
856-881-6100
Contact Fax: 
856.863.1349
Contact Email: 
serenity@centerffs.org
Funders: 

New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency

COPE II

Click here for information about the COPE II mentoring program.

 

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Provides at risk Camden County children with a mentor. 

Referral Description Details: 

COPE II provides trained and committed mentors to children between the ages of 13-15 who live in Camden County and are at high risk of entering into the Juvenile Justice System.

Who Can Refer: 

Referrals come from the Camden County Probation or Center For Family Serivces Family Link program.

Eligibility: 

Boys and girls agr 13-15 who reside in Camden County are eligible.

Contact
Contact Name: 
Adam Gaubinger
Contact Phone: 
856.964.1990 x 180 or 609-560-2217
Contact Fax: 
856.964.0606
Contact Email: 
mentoring@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

560 Benson Street, Camden, NJ 08103

Funders: 

Camden County Vicinage

Tranquility House

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Safe and supportive housing for young ladies age 16-20.

Who Can Refer: 

Referrals are accepted from the Division of Child Protection and Permanency for youth living in the southern region of NJ. Priority is given to Cape May County, followed by Atlantic and Cumberland Counties.  Homeless females from the Perform Care Housing Hub are also eligible.

Eligibility: 

Females age 16-20 referred by DCP&P or Perform Care Housing Hub

To Make a Referral: 

Contact us at 609.465.5045

Contact
Contact Name: 
Karen Petsch, Program Director or Colleen Gormley, Program Supervisor
Contact Phone: 
609.465.5045
Contact Fax: 
609.465.0565
Contact Email: 
tranquilityhouse@centerffs.org
Funders: 

Cape May County, NJ Department of Children & Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency

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