New Jersey Youth Resource Spot
NJ Youth Resource Spot is a website created for young people in New Jersey that have had some sort of involvement in the NJ Department of Children and Families.
- Maybe you’re in foster care, or maybe you were when you were younger, and want to find out how you can get some support in preparing for adulthood or planning to live independently
- Maybe you’re living in some sort of Transitional Housing Program, or maybe you’re homeless and looking for a place to stay
- Maybe you have a question that no one seems to be able to answer, or maybe you want to connect with other young people that have similar experiences
Fostering Success: Working With Youth in Care
DCP&P Adolescent Transition plan – CP&P Form 5-43
NJ Foster Care Scholarship
Did you know….many of our older youth will qualify for funding for college or technical school? Click here to learn more about the NJ Foster Care Scholarship program
Here is a transition toolkit from Foster Club to utilize with our youth who will be aging out:
Young Adult Career Initiative
YACI prepares out-of-school young adults (16-24) to make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and financial independence.
2nd Floor Helpline Information –
It is so important during this time that NJ youth ages 10-24 are reminded about 2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline as a resource. We are asking schools, agencies, clinicians, parents, youth, and anyone who can to help us by sharing the link below:
Resource for Rental Assistance
Do you have a teen who is interested in joining the Team Youth Initiative? Here is a schedule of their upcoming programs – all programs are held at the Family Success Center in Pemberton from 5:30pm – 7pm.
Knowledge is Power – learn about the permanency options available for our youth and help them determine what is best for them with the information here
How to protect our youth’s social security number
One of our advocates put together this document on how to help protect our youth’s social security number