We are part of the Child Family Team through PerformCare and we work in conjunction with CMO. Our role is to provide peer to peer support to the parents & caregivers. As parents of children who have been through the system of care we have years of experience in dealing with local, state & federal support systems. We provide compassion & empathy along with first hand experience & knowledge to all families we serve. As a staff, we pledge to offer the very best SUPPORT, EDUCATION & ADVOCACY and ENSURE THE FAMILY VOICE IS HEARD!
Our mission is to support, advocate and educate families of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral health challenges who are clients of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families - Children's System of Care (CSOC), and to ensure the family's voice is heard in all planning, coordination and delivery of services at all times.
Our goal is to empower you by providing advocacy, resources, support and community information. We will educate you while supporting you through this journey to help you learn the rights of both you & your kids in the Children's System of Care and within your school district.
Assist with navigating through the mental health, juvenile justice/courts, educational & CSOC systems.
Educational services & trainings to both our families & to the community on topics relative to our mission
In-home trainings, Support Groups, Workshops & Public Speaking presentations
Advocacy for the family unit
Advocacy with Juvenile Justice, CSOC, mental health professionals, county & city education systems & staff.
Attendance at meetings & hearings at the local, state & federal level