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Adolescent – age 12 to age 21

Great Abilities Intervention Network

Referral Description Intro: 

Intervention network designed to prevent out of home placement of youth.

Who Can Refer: 

Perform Care

Eligibility: 

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

Contact Name: 
Carolyn Gribbin
Contact Phone: 
856.557-1165
Contact Fax: 
856.964-0606
Contact Email: 
greatabilities@centerffs.org
Funders: 

NJ Department of Children and Families

To Make a Referral: 

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

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 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.

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

To Make a Referral: 

Please call, email, or fax

COPE II

Click here for information about the COPE II mentoring program.

 

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 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 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

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

To Make a Referral: 

Contact us at 609.465.5045

SERV Sexual Violence Services

For information about SERV Sexual Violence Services click here

Referral Description Intro: 

Advocacy, crisis intervention, and counseling to victims of sexual violence

Referral Description Details: 

Services include a 24/7 toll-free hotline, crisis intervention, and accompaniments to hospitals, law enforcement agencies and court, advocacy, counseling, and support groups.  SERV provides community outreach on sexual and domestic violence. All services are free, strictly confidential and available in Spanish.

Who Can Refer: 

Open referral

Eligibility: 

Survivors of sexual violence 12 and older and their significant others

Contact Name: 
If you need help, call the 24/7 hotline:
Contact Phone: 
Camden & Gloucester Co: 1-866-295-7378 or Cumberland Co: 1-800-225-0196
Contact Fax: 
856-881-4042
Contact Email: 
serv@centerffs.org
Funders: 

NJ Department of Community Affairs, Division on Women; NJ State Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency; United Way of Gloucester County; Department of Criminal Justice, State Office of Victim-Witness Advocacy; US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

To Make a Referral: 

Call the 24/7 hotline or contact us by phone, fax, or email

Critical Incident Response Team

Center For Family Services is part of the Traumatic Loss Coalitions of Gloucester and Camden Counties.

Referral Description Intro: 

Crisis intervention following critical incident in schools and businesses

Referral Description Details: 

The Critical Incident Response Team provides comprehensive multi-component crisis interventions following a critical incident in schools, businesses, communities, or agencies. Types of critical incidents include: sudden death, school or community violence, natural disaster, criminal act, witness to a crime or violent act.

Who Can Refer: 

Referrals are not needed. Contact Barb Maronski at 609.230.8933 or Suzanne White at: 609.217.7512.

Eligibility: 

Schools, businesses, etc. who experienced a critical incident

Contact Name: 
Barbara Maronski, MSW, LSW Program Director
Contact Phone: 
856.881.5511 x110
Contact Fax: 
856.881.5582
Contact Email: 
traumaservices@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

17 S. Delsea Drive Glassboro, NJ 08028

Alternate Contact: 

Suzanne White - 856.964.1990 x 126 swhite@centerffs.org

Contact the access line: 1.877.9.ACCESS

Funders: 

Fee for service, United Way of Gloucester and Camden Counties.

To Make a Referral: 

Contact us by phone, fax, or email

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Program

The Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment program is designed to encourage youth to remain drug and alcohol free. Counselors work closely with youth and their families to develop a personalized support program for recovery. 

Program goals include:

Referral Description Intro: 

Outpatient substance abuse treatment for youth

Referral Description Details: 

The 12-week program works closely with youth and their families to develop a personalized support plan for recovery.  We provide substance abuse assessment, education, and treatment in an outpatient setting, and individual family sessions as needed.

Who Can Refer: 

Open referral

Eligibility: 

Camden County and Gloucester County youth

Contact Name: 
Linda Mur, Ph.D., LCADC Director
Contact Phone: 
856.428.5688 x 111
Contact Fax: 
856.428.0949
Contact Email: 
substanceabusetreatment@centerffs.org
Funders: 

NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Addiction Services, United Way of Gloucester County, Gloucester County Grant, Camden and Gloucester Counties’ Board of Chosen Freeholders, Camden County Grant, South Jersey Initiative, Medicaid, Client Fees.

To Make a Referral: 

Contact us by phone, fax, or email

YES (Youth Empowerment System) Healing Homes

The YES Healing Homes program offers community based long-term residential treatment for youth ages 13-17. High qualified therapists and counselors work closely with youth and families to provide diagnostic assesment, therapy, educational services, social skills training, and job readiness training.

YES is part of the Healing Homes Campus, providing a campus setting for treatment and services. The campus includes an eight bed home for boys, Michael's House, and a yet to be named five bed home for girls.

Referral Description Intro: 

Residential treatment program provding long-term residential treatment for youth age 13-17

Referral Description Details: 

The YES facility offers a community based long-term residential treatment for youth ages 13-17. High qualified therapists and counselors work closely with youth and families to provide diagnostic assesment, therapy, educational services, social skills training, and job readiness training.  

Who Can Refer: 

The Division of Child Protection and Permanency, CMO, YCM, and Family Court if authorized by Perform Care.  Payment is through Medicaid.

Eligibility: 

Youth ages 13-17 residing in New Jersey (priority given to youth in the southern region of NJ)

Contact Name: 
Allen Hundley, Program Director
Contact Phone: 
856.881.7045
Contact Fax: 
856.863.1110
Contact Email: 
yes@centerffs.org
Alternate Contact: 

Jennie Reitter, Clinical Director
jreitter@centerffs.org

Funders: 

New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Children's System of Care

To Make a Referral: 

The Division of Child Protection and Permanency, CMO, YCM, and Family Court can contact us by phone, fax, or email

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