Trenton – New Jersey’s Child Welfare System excels in making sure that children and youth in foster care are living in family – rather than institutional or residential – settings during their time in foster care, according to the nationally recognized Annie E. Casey Foundation in its recent Keeping Kids in Families report.
Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation that will enhance enforcement of mental health parity laws by improving transparency and accountability related to the insurance coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services for New Jersey residents.
The Hunterdon County Division of Parks & Recreation announced it is renewing its partnership with Hunterdon Central High School’s Work Readiness Program that helps Special Education Students develop social skills and gain valuable work experience.
Your high school senior could win $2,500 for college!
To enter and for full details, go to www.naco.org/retirementscholarship or www.nrsforu.com/scholarship Submission period: April 1 – May 31, 2019
On Monday, March 25th New Jerseyans with mental and/or substance use disorders, along with their families and loved ones, had a big win. The New Jersey legislature voted in favor of the Parity bill (S1339/A2031; Kean/Coughlin), which enhances enforcement and oversight of mental health condition and substance use disorder parity laws.
For 2019, the New Jersey Children's System of Care (CSOC) will be providing Summer Camp Services to eligible children, youth, and young adults under 21 years of age. These services include Financial Support Toward Summer Camp TuitionOpens a new window and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp.
Do you or someone you know want to volunteer to help make a difference in the life of a child in need?
The best way to learn about becoming a CASA and the steps one needs to take to embark on the journey is to first attend an Information Session.
Important press release about the Murphy administration’s commitment to the safety and well-being of New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities, as reflected in the Governor’s proposed funding increases for FY2020.
Please show this flyer to your pediatrician and let them know that the Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative is available in your area. Hundreds of pediatric providers are now receiving quick access to mental/behavioral health consultative support, and connecting patients with referals to mental/behavioral health services through PPC.
Hundreds of pediatric primary care providers are participating in the PPC*, thereby receiving quick access to mental/behavioral health consultative support, and connecting child and adolescent patients with referrals to mental/behavioral health and substance use services in the community.
Planning for Adult Life activities, events, and materials are conducted and developed in partnership with
?The Arc of New Jersey with funding from the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities
As you know, there is much at stake in this FY2020 budget process for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. After nearly ten years of flat funding, lawmakers made small investments in DSP wages these past two years. It’s critical that funding for DSP wages remains a priority in FY2020. This is where you come in!
One Voice is a two-way communication process that addresses social issues through our faith communities. The mission of One Voice is to bring together law enforcement and community partners with our faith leaders in order to have "one voice" when addressing social issues such as substance misuse, crime, mental health and the safety of our community.
PerformCare is now accepting requests from families for financial assistance toward the 2019 summer camp session. Requests MUST be postmarked or received by PerformCare no later than April 30, 2019.
WCCC offers FREE CLASSES designed to improve English proficiency for beginner to intermediate level students. WCCC also offers FREE CLASSES designed to improve basic reading, writing and math skills to prepare for the high school equivalency exam leading to a New Jersey state issued diploma.
Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) in collaboration with The New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Children’s System of Care (CSOC) is recruiting members for a Youth Steering Committee. Application deadline: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
** PRESS ADVISORY ** Murphy Administration Safe Haven awareness campaign First Lady and DCF urge state agencies to promote life-saving program
Murphy Administration officials today announced a multi-department, state-wide awareness and outreach campaign for the Safe Haven law. The statute allows the surrender of an unwanted infant up to a month old to staff at any hospital emergency room, police or fire station, and ambulance or rescue squad.
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Multi-category contest seeks glimpses of borough’s people, culture, history.
BOUND BROOK, NJ — Entries are now being accepted to “This Is Our Bound Brook”, a homegrown photo contest seeking to share what’s unique about the scenic Somerset County borough as seen by those who live, work and visit there.
The HCV Program is a federally funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of low-income persons for decent, safe and sanitary housing. Enrollment Period is Monday February 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. to Friday February 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
The DEA, NJ Division of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ, The Governer's council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse along with the Ammon Foundation invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibition highlighting heroin and opioid abuse, addiction and recovery.
We are currently seeking a Partner Family for a new 3 bedroom house to be constructed at 515 Dana Street, Lopatcong Township.
Aim is to improve diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and substance abuse issues among children and adolescents.
Would you like to go to school, obtain additional training or obtain a certificate? Do you need help achieving your educational and career goals?
New Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) today announced the creation of an Office of Family Voice, the first of its kind among public child welfare agencies nationwide. The office will serve as a liaison to program participants and facilitate opportunities for formal feedback that informs policy and guides system transformation.