If you are under the age of 21 and looking for treatment or other services, check out PerformCare's resources:
- Adolescent Housing Resources
- Behavioral and Mental Health Resources
- Educational Resources
- Other Helpful Resources
- Youth Suicide Prevention
- Adolescent Services
- DCF Involved Youth
- LGBTQI Resources
If you are involved with DCF, DCF supports various programs and services for adolescents and young adults including housing, life skills, mentoring, employment/training, educational support, youth advocacy, and healthcare. You can click on the highlighted section above in the box listed as DCF Involved Youth.
You can also visit DCF's Office of Adolescents new website, njyrs.org (New Jersey Youth Resource Spot). Youth and stakeholders can easily learn about resources in their communities, search Child Protection and Permanency policy, learn how to contact a CP&P worker, and email questions to the Office of Adolescent Services. Youth can also learn how to find if they're eligible for Wraparound Funds, the Independent Living Stipend, and more.
Here are some Helpful Links that offer you a great deal of information
New Jersey Youth4Youth
This Web site is created by youth and for youth involved with any New Jersey state agency that serves young people, such as DCP&P (formerly DYFS), CSOC (formerly DCBHS) and the Juvenile Justice Commission.
Helping You Transition to Adulthood: Resources for New Jersey's Youth
These guides provide youth with valuable resources that will help their transition into adulthood.