Safe, supportive, and compassionate counseling and support services are available to guide individuals through the process of healing and recovery as they deal with grief and bereavement due to:
- The death of a family member or friend including loss to illness, homicide, suicide, or accident
- The death of a family member due to drug overdose
- Traumatic community incident
Our counselors provide private, confidential services to assist you in developing a personal plan to help you meet your goals. Grief & Traumatic Loss services are available to individuals, couples, children, adolescents, and families.
Additionally, Center For Family Services offers individual and group counseling to people who have lost a loved one to suicide, illness, or an accident.
To schedule an appointment and to learn about eligibility, fees, and program locations, call our Access Center at 1.877.922.2377.
For people who have lost a loved one to homicide
We offer emotional support, counseling, and education to guide individuals through a process of healing after the loss of a loved one to homicide. Our services provide a non-judgemental, safe environment through individual and group counseling, age specific support groups and retreats. This service is available for individuals living in Camden County with a focus on Camden City.
For children who have lost a loved one to an overdose
Our services offer both individual and group counseling for children and families living in Camden, Gloucester, and Essex counties who have experienced the death of a parent due to an overdose or who have experienced substance use in their home. Professionally licensed staff help young people develop resiliency and trust as they cope with the trauma they've experienced. Services are offered both in-home and in community-based settings like schools and recovery centers.
For people who have experienced a traumatic event
Our counselors provide comprehensive, multi-component support and recovery interventions following a traumatic event in schools, community programs, agencies serving youth, and businesses. Center For Family Services can provide on-site support and teach coping skills to help survivors manage their feelings and heal.
If you have experienced a traumatic event and need to access services, call 609.230.8933.
For communities who want to learn more
Our experienced trainers will provide you with the tools you need to be prepared to handle grief and trauma through trainings, including Grief and Traumatic Loss, Trauma Informed Care, and Suicide Prevention. Trainings are available to schools, businesses, and community centers.
Survivors of Homicide Loss - State of New Jersey Victim Assistance Grant
Children Survivors of the Opioid Crisis - US Department of Justice, Office of Victims Crime
TLC Lead Response Team - New Jersey Department of Children and Families in partnership with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care