PerformCare New Jersey utilizes significant expertise and integrated technologies to register, authorize, and coordinate services for children, youth, and young adults who are experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges, are impacted by substance use treatment needs, or have an intellectual/developmental disability. We provide access to the right care at the right time. This unique partnership between parents, family support organizations, service providers, and care managers provides a central support group for children and youth in need, with parents and caregivers as the primary force behind the planning and treatment process. For parents and caregivers with questions about PerformCare, or to access services for children and youth, please contact us toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 1-877-652-7624.
Family Success Centers: DCF funds a statewide network of Family Success Centers as “one-stop” shops that provide wrap-around resources and supports for families before they find themselves in crisis. Click here to access the Family Success Centers by county, and to access a Family Success Center fact sheet, click here.
Advocates for Children of NJ – Access to attorneys who work pro-bono (free) if child has a developmental delay (DD).
Family Support Organization – one in each county in NJ – for a list by county
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPANNJ) – Peer-to-peer (parent to parent) assistance for parents with children with special needs. Assistance with 504, IEP, emotional support, etc.
Postpartum Depression Resources
By Region [Northern NJ / Central NJ / Southern NJ]
American Psychological Association
NJ Speak Up When You’re Down
Perform Care: behavioral health resources for families & professionals
The Postpartum Stress Center: NJ & PA
Postpartum Support International
Support Group List
Click on the following links to access Community Program Directories for each of the hub counties below: