Foster Care Services

  • Adoption House

    A Home-Like Environment for Children Awaiting Permanent Placement The transitions children and families go through when children are placed out of home is an intense change which triggers many new emotions. Enriched services facilitate the transition and assist families in moving toward permanent placement. Program Goal To enable families to make positive separation when reunification […]

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  • Foster Care

    For Children Referred to YCS by DCP&P CarePlus works collaboratively with Youth Consultation Services (YCS) to provide in-home counseling to children in the foster care system. The program services foster families that reside in Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren Counties. All referral are made by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P). […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Strive For Independence

    A dynamic supportive housing program servicing homeless youth that are aging out of the Children’s System of Care. This program serves males and females ages 18-21, and is designed to develop life skills and strengths to help youth reach their full potential. Program Goal To empower youth by providing the tools and resources needed to […]

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  • Supervised Visitation Program

    The CarePlus Supervised Visitation Program provides supervised visitation in a structured and therapeutic environment to families whose children are in the custody of DCP&P. Program Goal Decrease the amount of time children spend in out-of-home placement and move the child toward permanent placement, either with their biological family or in an adoptive home. Specialized Services […]

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  • Visitation, Counseling & Reunification

    The CarePlus Visitation, Counseling & Reunification Program provides a structured and therapeutic environment for parents involved with DCP&P to meet with children currently in out-of-home placement. This program also offers 1 hour of family therapy with provisionally licensed level clinician’s. Program Goals Decrease the amount of time children spend in out-of-home placement and move the child […]

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