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children + family services

Happy Family Together

Family is the cornerstone of our society and children are the greatest asset. Some families are strained by difficult situations while others want to overcome personal obstacles to be better parents- our services can help. Whether the family has one parent, one income, or is a grandmother raising her grandson, our intention is to provide the support needed so that the family unit is strong and long-lasting.

Our programs help support health, behavioral, emotional, learning, and safety so that our children can grow to achieve academic and personal success. Every child deserves a promising future and every family deserves a chance today.

Below is is a list of our Children and Family Services. Click on the icon to view contact information for services in each county.

 

PALS (Peace--A Learned Solution)

Of Providence House Domestic Violence Services

Helps children ages 3-12 who have been exposed to domestic abuse to heal through various forms of creative arts.

IFSS (Intensive Family Support Services)

Of Behavioral Health Services

Provides single-family consultation, psycho-educational and family support groups, respite care, advocacy, and service linkage to families of the seriously mentally ill.

New Choices

Of Behavioral Health Services

Offers an intensive outpatient program and outpatient services geared towards adolescents (13 to 17 years of age) with substance abuse problems. Transportation provided to and from services.

Family Care Program

Of Children and Family Services

Addictions intervention services for parents whose children are under child protection supervision due to abuse or neglect. 

El Centro

Of Children and Family Services

The Family Resource Center (El Centro) is a multi-family community support and building program, specifically focused on meeting the needs of Latino families in Mercer County. English / Español

Family Growth Program

Of Children and Family Services

Offers specialized treatment services for family violence, child abuse and neglect for children and families under child protection supervision due to abuse or neglect.

Natural Parent Support Program

Provides intensive clinical case management services to families and kinship systems identified by DYFS as candidates for reunification.

Milepost

Of Children and Family Services

Provides treatment and support services for high risk children and youth who have demonstrated behavioral problems.

MRSS (Mobile Response and Stabilization Services)

Of Children and Family Services

Available 24/7 for children and families that are experiencing non-psychiatric crises. Intervenes in family crises that may result in the child being removed from his/her home or community setting and then arranges for services to help stabilize the living situation.

Supervised Visitation

Of Children and Family Services

Provides professionally supervised visits between children and non-custodial parents. Families are generally referred by the Court. Services include observation and monitoring by trained supervisors.

Beacon House

Of Children and Family Services

Transitional group home for homeless youth ages 17-21. Individual and group counseling is afforded on-site.

Monmouth Counseling Program

Of Children and Family Services

Mental health counseling for children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral challenges.  Psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring available as an adjunct to counseling services.  Medicaid and sliding scale accepted.