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Our Youth

We want to support our youth. Find out what programs and resources we offer.


Program Name: RL Youth Career Entrepreneurship Program

Agency Name: Rising Leaders Global

Contact: 856-535-6717

Contact Name: Nam Nelson

Description: The Youth Career Entrepreneurship Program is a program that introduces  young adults to different career paths as young as six years of age, with a special focus on entrepreneurship. We want to develop leaders in future business owners, highlighting the importance of superseding sustainability.

Goals:

-Change mindset from job to career mentality 

-Building future leaders of character

-Provide resources and knowledge of career opportunities including continual connections in the workforce

-Develop entrepreneurs

-Mold youth to become productive members of society, that’s building up families and the community.


Program Name: Project Success   

Agency Name: CCYD/ Pine Hill School District/ Pine Hill Police Department 

Contact: 856-963-4060

Contact Name: Sadie Clayton

Description: Project SUCCESS will provide afterschool and summer sessions to one hundred (100) middle and high school students that focus on healthy relationships, job readiness, pro-social skills, drug and alcohol awareness, conflict resolution skills, leadership, personal development, and recreational opportunities to prevent them from becoming involved with the Juvenile Justice System. 


Program Name: LUCY Littles    

Agency Name: LUCY Outreach   

Contact: (856) 350-6220

Contact Name: Kristin Prinn 

Description: After school and Summer program for youth between the ages of 7-12. Program offers a variety of recreational opportunities. 


Program Name: Creating Healthy Attitudes for Teens (CHAT)  

Agency Name: CCYD

Contact: 856-963-4060

Contact Name: Sadie Clayton

Description: Group support that addresses the developmental process of female adolescents, provides a structure to channel difficult emotions, promotes positive self-expression and creative thinking, aids in the development of pro-social and leadership skills within a safe environment to female youth.      


Program Name: Beyond School Walls

Agency Name: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Contact: 856-528-3834

Contact Name: Kristin Ulrich

Description: To provide individual leadership and mentoring services to youth that will address their personal goals and achievements. A partnership between Camden City School District and the 76ers. 


Program Name: Rising Phoenix Program 

Agency Name: Center for Family Services

Contact: (856) 964-1990 or (609) 238-0654

Contact Name: Barbara Maronski

Description: To provide age appropriate anti-gang programming to youth between the ages of 10 and 16 using the Phoenix core curriculum. The program will be offered in schools and community/faith-based organizations working with youth. The program is designed to intervene before serious youth gang involvement. Youth will gain effective life and social skills, self-efficacy, and problem-solving skills that foster resiliency to overcome risk factors that increase the likelihood of entering a gang. If you are interest in implementing this program in your school, community center, or faith-based organization please contact Barbara Maronski. 

Diversion Services


Program Name: FireWatch 

Agency Name: Cherry Hill Fire Department 

Contact:856- 795-9805 ext. 1333

Contact: Tammy DeLucca

Description: Fire setter’s prevention services to “at risk” youths exhibiting fire setting behaviors. This program should counsel and assist youth with communication, conflict resolution, and life skills. 


Program Name: Family Crisis Intervention Unit – FCIU (FamilyLinks) 

Agency Name: Center for Family Services

Contact: 856-405-3047 ext. 22281

Cell: 609-319-8350

Description: Provides crisis intervention services to referred youth and their families. The FCIU also provides sexting workshops, anger management, cyber harassment, antibullying, and cyber bulling workshops, individual, sibling, and family counseling to reduce family conflicts. 

On and off-site services including crisis management at schools, police stations, and in-home

Case management and referrals, 24 Hour on-call services for families in crisis, truancy, runaway behavior, minor delinquency, threat to safety. Court referrals in coordination with Juvenile/Family Court Intake after all FCIU and community services have been exhausted. 


Program Name: MST – Diversion 

Agency: Center for Family Services

Contact: (856) 669-4182

Contact Name: Kelly

Description: Provides intensive supervision and in-home services to address circumstances within the family to strengthen the family unit and maintain youth within their own environment with minimal disruption to daily activities. Referrals can be made by schools, law enforcement, community, and family court. 


Program Name: Diversion 400 

Agency: Camden County Department of Corrections

Contact: 856-401-2480 

Contact Name: Sgt. Brennon L. Williams or Capt. Loretta Nichols. 

Description: The Diversion 400 Program is designed to support youth and families in need of comprehensive services within the community. Our partnerships allow Court, Juvenile

Detention, Local Law Enforcement Agencies, Schools, and Community Resources to work in conjunction to address the needs of youth exhibiting behaviors that have been proven to lead to delinquency. Diversion 400 offers a series of workshops that discuss positive role models, parenting, law enforcement engagement, social media, educational supports, and college prep. 

Detention Alternative Services


Program Name: Evening Weekend Reporting Center

Agency: CCYD

Contact: 856-963-4060

Contact Name: Sadie Clayton 

 Description: Provides structured and supervised setting for pre-adjudicated juvenile offenders to report to and take part in group and individual activities that will help increase awareness, knowledge of self, job readiness skills, life skills, etc. Program will use supervision and education techniques to keep youth from incurring new charges and violations while they await disposition.

Dispositional Options


Program Name: MST – Disposition 

Agency: Center for Family Services

Contact: (856) 669-4182

Contact Name: Iliana Larosiliere, MSW, LSW

Description: Provides intensive supervision and in-home services to address circumstances within the family to strengthen the family unit and maintain youth within their own environment with minimal disruption to daily activities. This program is designed for youth on probation. Referrals can be made from Family Court or Probation. 


Program Name: PASO

Agency: Center for Family Services

Contact: 856-405-3047 ext. 22281

Contact Name: Veronica Cruz- Ramos

Description: Comprehensive post-adjudication, pre-disposition psychosexual assessments are conducted by PASO to determine eligibility and mode of treatment. Treatment consists of individual, group, and family counseling. Referrals can be made by family court or probation. 


Program Name: Cure4Camden Early Intervention Service  

Agency: Center for Family Services

Contact: (856) 964-1990 ext. 114 

Contact Name: Barbara Maronski

Description: An early intervention service for youth on probation between the ages of 10-21 who have, have had, or are at risk of having gang involvement. The goal is to provide youth with effective life and social skills, self -efficacy, and problem-solving skills that foster resiliency to overcome risk factors that increase the likelihood of entering or staying in a gang. Referrals can be made by Family Court or Probation. 


Program Name: Anger Management Workshops   

Agency: Center for Family Services

Contact: 856-405-3047 ext. 22281 

Contact Name: Veronica Cruz-Ramos

Description: Anger Management services for post adjudicated male youth ages 11 and older who are exhibiting maladaptive anger management issues. Program goals are to help youth gain better control of maladaptive behaviors within their homes as well as in the community to help prevent out of home placement. 

Re-Entry Programming


Program Name: Transitional Supportive Services 

Agency: YAP 

Contact: 856-546-3701

Contact Name: Tiffany Love  

Description: YAP will provide Reentry services to 5 youth returning from placement under the care of the Juvenile Justice Commission, referred by JMDT, Family Court or Youth Center, and/or Community for approximately 10 hours/week. Services will include mentoring activities, tutoring/homework assistance, skill development and supporting healthy lifestyle changes, educational and recreational activities, and providing community linkages.  

Innovations Programming


Program Name: Asset Mapping  

Agency: Hopeworks N’ Camden 

Contact: (856) 365-4673

Contact Name: Manuel Torres

Description: Coordinating a community engaged asset mapping. With youth as a focus point of the project. 


Program Name: Juvenile Justice Family Partnership Program  

Agency: Camden County Family Support Organization

Contact: (856) 662-2600

Contact Name: Alex Shellenberger 

Description: This program will connect parents of system involved youth to appropriate supports and resources needed as they navigate the juvenile justice system.This will provide support so that youth have better outcomes and are not pushed further into the system. Specifically, the program intends to help families understand the youth justice process. This program will ensure they are part of key decisions, have access to an advocate that has personal and lived experience with the youth justice system and given the opportunity to draw on their own strengths or assets; and create support networks that families can continue to utilize long after their youth is involved with the system.  

Additional Resources

Protective Services

Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-792-8610

Afri-female Institute 609-577-2451
Services: Helping youth becomes responsible citizens, develop leadership skills, mentoring programs

Center for Children’s Support 856-566-7036
Services: Support group for children of domestic violence

Covenant House 1-800-999-9999
Services: For homeless and at-risk youth 22 years and younger. 24/7: 973-621-8704
Food, clothing, shelter, crisis, health care, educational services, counseling substance abuse, transitional housing, legal and street outreach

Jewish Family and Children’s Services 
Cherry Hill: 856-424-1333
Mt. Laurel: 856-778-7775
Mobile Response Team 856-210-1551
Services: 24/7 help for children and youth experiencing emotional 1-877-652-7624 or behavioral crisis.

PALS – Peace a Learned Solution 856-963-5668
Services: Free creative arts program for children 3 – 12 years, who have witnessed domestic violence in the home

Children’s Behavioral Health Services – 856-251-9059
Ages 5-12 with Trauma

Perform Care – Department of Children and Families 1-877-652-7624
Services: Youth 5 – 21 years, for children and their families with behavioral or emotional health care challenges

Street Smart Services – Teen Outreach Services 1-800-355-0660

Teen Websites:

http://www.2ndfloor.org/getinformed/dating-abuse/
http://www.loveisrespect.org/