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Transitional Living Programs

Mother/Child Residential

Mother/Child Residential provides temporary housing for women age 18 -35 who are currently homeless and either pregnant or parenting one to three children age eight and under. Services include:

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Temporary housing for homeless single mothers over the age of 18 who are pregnant or have young children

Referral Description Details: 

Mother/Child assists women with meeting educational goals, seeking employment, and locating permanent housing. In addition, women receive daily educational classes in nutrition, parenting, healthy living, home management, and communication skills.  

Who Can Refer: 

Open-referral

Eligibility: 

Females 18-35 who are  currently homeless, pregnant, and/or parenting one to three children ages 8 and under. Women must be non-substance abusers and eligable for emergency assisistance through the County Board of Social Servics.

To Make a Referral: 

Contact us by phone, fax, or email

Contact
Contact Name: 
Lavenda Rogers, Program Director
Contact Phone: 
856.853.1761
Contact Fax: 
856.251.9223
Contact Email: 
motherchild@centerffs.org
Contact Address: 

682 North Broad Street Woodbury, NJ 08096

Funders: 

Camden County Board of Social Services, Gloucester County Board of Social Services, Danielle Foundation, New Jersey Department of Human Services, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Private Donations, Beneficial Foundation, various church grants, United Way of Gloucester County.

Camden DREAMS

Camden DREAMS provides apartments in the Camden area for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system or for young people without the support of family. With the guidance of counselors, young adults learn to set goals, make responsible choices, and develop a plan for a self-sufficient futures.  

Referral Info
Referral Description Intro: 

Permanent, supportive housing program for young adults

Referral Description Details: 

With the support and guidance of counselors, young adults learn to set goals, make responsible choices, and develop a plan for a self-sufficient futures. In addition, we provide individual and family counseling to help our residents who may be dealing with past or present issues.

Who Can Refer: 

Open referral

Eligibility: 

Homeless young adults, 18-21 years of age, male and female, who have been Camden City residents for 6 or more months. Residents must be willing to work, attend school, or enroll in a Job Readiness Training program.  

To Make a Referral: 

Contact us by phone, fax, or email

Contact
Contact Name: 
Dwayne T. Ingram, MHS Program Director
Contact Phone: 
856.757.9450 x 104
Contact Fax: 
856.757.9621
Contact Email: 
camdendreams@centerffs.org
Funders: 

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, Monarch Housing Associates, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Special Needs Housing Trust Fund, New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Agency, New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Corporation for Supportive Housing, City of Camden Redevelopment Agency, Cooper University Hospital, Camden City.

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