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.
Through the Camden DREAMS program, young people are provided with many opportunities. Securing an apartment creates a sense of pride and a feeling of accomplishment. Maintaining a job and earning an income builds a sense of security and encourages independence. And through the support and guidance of counselors, young adults learn to set goals, make responsible choices and develop a plan for their future. In addition, Camden DREAMS provides individual and family counseling to help our residents who may be dealing with past or present issues.
At Camden DREAMS, our goal is for each resident to:
- Develop successful permanent housing
- Renew their love for themselves and others
- Experience healthy, productive independent living
- Achieve the ability to visualize positive futures
- Master household budgeting and responsible decision making
- Strengthen and improve communities
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, Monarch Housing Associates, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Special Needs Housing Trust Fund, NJ Casino Reinvestment Development Agency, NJ Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, NJ 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.