Children & Family Services

  • Homeward Bound

    Homeward Bound assists DCP&P referred adolescents age 15-21 out of the children’s system of care by developing independent living skills and providing case management services. Program Goal To empower youth by providing the tools and resources they need to successfully transition out of the children’s system of care and integrate into their communities as independent, […]

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  • Homeward Bound Aftercare

    Homeward Bound Aftercare serves youth 18-21 years of age who have had prior DCPP involvement, are transitioning out of the children’s system of care and are in need of independent living skills. Program Goal To empower youth by providing the tools and resources they need to successfully transition out of the children’s system of care […]

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  • Juvenile Fire Prevention

    Early intervention for youth up to the age of 18 displaying recurring interest and/or engagement in firesetting behavior. Program Goal Reduce the overall problem of firesetting by working with juvenile firesetters to identify underlying issues and provide intervention to minimize firesetting behaviors. Specialized Services Assess identified juveniles and their families to determine the motivation for […]

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  • Kinship Care Services

    The Kinship Navigator Program provides Wraparound and Kinship Legal Guardianship services to non DCP&P-involved relative caregivers. Servicing the following counties: Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren Counties. Program Goal The goal of the Kinship Navigator Program is to partner with Kinship Caregivers and to provide services and support that will enrich the lives of […]

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  • Parent Guidance

    In-Home Parenting Support and Education The Parent Guidance Program is a psycho-educational program dedicated specifically to the enhancement of parenting skills through the provision of in-home support, mentorship, empowerment, and education. Program Goal To improve the quality of family life through support and education for families struggling with effective parenting skills, or children’s/parents’ behavioral/emotional issues […]

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  • Partnership for Children

    In-Community Behavioral Health Services The CarePlus Partnership for Children program supports the Wraparound Model of Care Philosophy to provide families with a solution-focused therapeutic intervention to address the emotional and behavioral health needs of children and adolescents. Program Goal Prevent placement and reduce hospitalization while maintaining family safety by providing wrap-around clinical services in a […]

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  • Pathways to Academic & Career Exploration to Success

    PACES provides educational and employment services and supports for youth and young adults in the Northern region of the state, including Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Morris, Sussex and Warren counties. This program serves youth and young adults ages 16-21. Services may start as early as the 10th grade of high school through the end of the […]

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  • School Based Programs

    Making a Positive Impact in Classrooms, in Schools, in Communities CarePlus offers custom-tailored, collaborative, school-based programs that offer the best of structured recreation, psycho-education, skill-building, and therapy in a non-stigmatizing school-based environment—plus wrap-around services to complete the care continuum. Engaging youth in positive activities to enhance their growth and provide counseling and intervention can be […]

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  • School Clearances

    School districts may require a clearance letter as a condition of a student returning to school after an incident that presents as a potential danger to self, others or property. CarePlus provides assessments with written determination that the student involved does, or does not present as a danger to himself or others. This letter is […]

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  • School Presence

    A Therapeutic Program for School Avoidance An evidence-based treatment program for children aged 7 to 17 designed to foster positive school engagement and attendance. School Presence is a new CarePlus evidence-based treatment program for children and families struggling with school avoidance issues, including those who are experiencing mental health symptoms, resulting in impairments such as […]

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