Youth Services

Family Connections’ Youth Services focus on breaking the cycle of poverty and addiction within families – and on empowering youth to make positive choices and BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES. The services include counseling, mentoring, prevention efforts and school-based support.

Our Youth Programs include:

Family and Youth Support: Intensive in-home counseling for children and emerging adults dealing with high-risk behaviors and/or family conflict.
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Help at Home: A range of therapeutic , behavioral management and mentoring services for children with emotional and behavioral challenges, and their families.
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NJ4S-Essex: With a team of 50+ professionals, the Essex Hub of NJ Statewide Student Support Services delivers customized, evidence-based prevention and wellness services to students, parents, and educators in high need Essex County public schools and in the community.
Visit Our Website: nj4s-essex.org
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Outreach to At-Risk Youth: Group counseling for at-risk youth aimed at reducing their risk of teen pregnancy, gang involvement, teen violence and other unhealthy behaviors.
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Pride+: A program for LGBTQIA+ Youth in South Orange, Maplewood, and Millburn providing a safe space for youth anywhere on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum to connect, hang out, get peer support, plan activities, and get professional counseling if desired.
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School-Based: On-site mental health counseling, life skills training,
prevention programming, academic and employment support, after-school enrichment and recreation, in collaboration with school staff and community partners – all designed to improve academic performance and social-emotional growth.
Download Our School-Based Youth Services Program Brochures Below:
The Den at Bloomfield High School
The Hub at Maplewood Middle School
The Loft at Columbia High School
The Space at Orange High School
The Zone at Orange Preparatory Academy

Learn more about What We Do.