Our Results

How we measure success depends on the individual challenges, strengths, and goals of each unique person or family we work with. We use a wide variety of standardized pre/post evaluation tools to ensure that our outcome measures are valid and statistically significant.

Examples of Family Connections’ Annualized
Program Outcomes

Impacts
Target
Actual

OTARY (Outreach to At-Risk Youth):

Participating youth will have no new reports of high-risk/criminal behavior.
Target
80%
Actual
81%

DREAMS (program for children exposed to domestic violence):

Participating children in will show improved emotional, cognitive, and behavioral functioning.
Target
70%
Actual
90%

DREAMS:

Participating families will demonstrate improved family bonding and communications.
Target
70%
Actual
100%

HomeSafe (supportive housing program):

Participating families will demonstrate improved mental health and well-being.
Target
80%
Actual
95%

Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE):

Participating families will demonstrate an increase in healthy communication skills.
Target
80%
Actual
90%

Clean and Cool (adolescent substance abuse treatment and
life skills training):

Participating youth will have no new reports of high-risk/criminal behavior
Target
80%
Actual
90%

Clean and Cool:

Youth who attend at least three sessions will achieve abstinence.
Target
75%
Actual
97%

Wellness House (intensive outpatient treatment for seriously mentally ill and dually-diagnosed adults):

Participants will report the program is beneficial after a minimum of 2 weeks of attendance.
Target
80%
Actual
94%

Wellness House:

Consumers will report improved well-being and daily functioning.
Target
75%
Actual
82%

Adolescent Crisis Intervention Program (ACIP):

Participating youth will demonstrate an improvement in at least one life domain (e.g., social, academic or family functioning).
Target
85%
Actual
89%

ACIP:

Participating families will have no new reports of abuse or neglect for 12 months post-graduation.
Target
85%
Actual
100%

Community Case Management Program (CCMP):

Participating families will report that they are satisfied or very satisfied with services provided.
Target
85%
Actual
86%

CCMP:

Participating families will have no new reports of abuse or neglect for 12 months post-graduation.
Target
65%
Actual
92%

Reconnections (supportive visitation program):

Participating families in the Morris/Sussex region will have no new substantiations of abuse or neglect in the 12 months after their reunification.
Target
95%
Actual
100%

Strong Mothers (intensive outpatient substance abuse
treatment for DCPP-involved mothers):

Women will have no new arrests while participating in the program.
Target
75%
Actual
100%

Reunity House (supervised visitation and family reunification):

Participating parents will demonstrate improved parenting skills.
Target
90%
Actual
96%