StrongMothers

395 S.Center St.,
Orange, NJ 07050

Intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment for women with children, including counseling, transportation & childcare assistance, so participants develop the skills to strengthen their recovery, improve their parenting, and better cope with life’s challenges.

Eligibility & Referral Information

  • Clients must be female parents assessed to be in need of drug and/or alcohol treatment at an IOP level of care.
  • Clients must be DYFS involved or at-risk of DYFS involvement.

Program Components

  • Clinical assessments of substance abuse and mental health needs
  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Life Skills training, Parenting Skills training, Anger Management, Stress Management
  • Addiction Education and Relapse Prevention
  • Co-occurring substance abuse and mental health treatment, when appropriate
  • Gender-specific counseling
  • Yoga and other supportive activities
  • Coordination with DYFS
  • Regular drug screens
  • Referrals to other services
  • Transportation assistance & meals

Examples of Issues We Address

  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Family conflicts
  • Education and employment challenges
  • Coping with children residing in foster care due to mother’s substance abuse



Questions?

Contact Genevieve Tufaro at 973-675-3817 or
gtufaro@familyconnectionsnj.org.