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Elite Child Development Academy

Paterson

WITH AGE-APPROPRIATE LESSONS IN A FUN, SOCIAL SETTING, KIDS LEARN HOW TO RISE TO LIFE’S CHALLENGES AND MEET STRUGGLES WITHOUT LOSING THEIR SENSE OF SELF.  

Our Child Development programs are designed to meet kids where they are and guide them to where they need to be. Once they are enrolled, students will enjoy the company of other kids while building, step by step, the skills they need for a happy and successful life.

Our unique structure provides age-appropriate instruction to allow kids to master life’s lessons – one step at a time.

Amazing Help

Paterson

We provide mental wellness support and resources to children and families. We work closely with therapists, social workers, life coaches, parents, wellness educators, and other family support organizations to elevate strong emotional well-being.

Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children

Wayne

Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) champions the best interests of children in the child welfare system. We recruit, train, and supervise volunteer advocates for children in foster care, as well as run a new initiative called Safe Babies Court Team (SBCT) which supports families of very young children who are at risk of having their children removed. 

Passaic County Paratransit

Wayne

Service for senior residents and people with disabilities who need transportation to and from their homes to public facilities including doctor's offices, hospitals, shopping centers and more!

Passaic County Human Services

Paterson

The Department of Human Services is an umbrella social service agency concerned with the planning and funding services for the county’s disadvantaged and homeless citizens.

Paterson Daycare 100

Paterson

Offers year-round pre-kindergarten program that uses Montessori-oriented materials and is licensed by the state of NJ.

Melanie A. DeFazio, LPC

Hewitt

Licensed Professional Counselor working with children, adolescents, adults and families.  Experienced with anxiety and depression, couples counseling, and family and blended family.   Can work as a liaison between school and home when necessary.  

Passaic Teen Center

Passaic

Emergency shelter and group home for 14 runaway, homeless and abused young men ages 11-17.

Passaic County Women's Center (PCWC)

Passaic

Drop-in center and Emergency Housing for abused women and their dependent children. Operates sexual assault hotline for the counseling. Provides counseling, children services, community education, information and referral, and legal advocacy.

Passaic County 4-H Youth Development

Passaic

The 4-H Youth Development program uses a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens of the world.

Passaic County Board of Social Services (PCBSS)

Paterson

The Passaic County Board of Social Services' mission is to implement state and national laws designed to assist families, achieve economic security, and obtain medical assistance with social service programs.

Park Avenue Psychotherapy / Dr. Miriam Adler

Clifton

Group practice providing comprehensive private psychotherapy services for individuals, couples and families. Treats substance abuse and other addictive behaviors such as bulimia, overspending, gambling, and compulsive sexual behavior. Treats ADD/ADHD, codependency/ACOA, depression and anxiety, compulsive overeating, loss/bereavement, post-traumatic stress, separation/divorce adjustment, smoking cessation.

NJ SHARES

Ewing

New Jersey SHARES, Inc. is a statewide non-profit corporation providing assistance to individuals and families in need of help meeting their energy and utility burden.

Northeast Life Skills Associates

Passaic

Outpatient substance abuse treatment program providing drug-free and methadone services (5 weeks, 7 months, and long-term programs); HIV pre- and post-test counseling. HIV prevention services for women and children.

Family and Youth Services

Metuchen

Family and Youth Services empowers youth at-risk and their families to meet their goals for safety, stability, belonging and success by providing a continuum of individualized services and advocacy. Services include IIC and BA services.

Embracing Possibilities / Jamie Coyne, LCSW

Therapy for pregnant moms, postpartum moms, moms with special needs children and parent coaching. Jamie is the owner and provides online therapy services for individuals, parents and families. Free Consult Available

4CS of Passaic County, Inc.

Paterson

Our mission is to assist families to obtain excellent quality child care that is available, accessible, and affordable.

Inspire the Youth

Passaic

Inspire the Youth is a provider of mental health services that are billable through Medicaid. We enhance the quality of life for youths and their families by delivering specific, goal-oriented, and needs-based clinical interventions.

Services:

  • Arc Grow Therapy
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • ADHD, Anxiety, Depression
  • Gang Involved Youth
  • Parent Coaching

Scully, Kerri, LPC LLC

Online individual and family therapy for adults and adolescents: trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, family conflict, relationships.

Empowerment Advocacy Group

Wayne

Empowerment Advocacy Group is an in-community therapeutic service addressing the behavioral and emotional needs of youth and families in Northern New Jersey.

We address a variety of issues and concerns that often present difficulty with day-to-day living for our youths, some are:

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse, Sexual Abuse, and Verbal Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Problems in Parenting Relationships as well as Peer Relationships
  • Trouble with the Legal System/Probation
  • School Avoidance

Avatar Residential Detox Center

Ringwood

New Jersey's top Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center. We are committed to excellence in Detox Treatments, speciality Therapies and service. For more information, call us today on 1-877-209-1600.

Cuozzo, David, LPC

Ringwood

I am a board certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor(CCMHC) and specialize in the treatment of anxiety and trauma with a focus on Generalized Anxiety, OCD, Acute Stress Disorder, PTSD, and Social Anxiety Disorder in adults and adolescents. I also work with individuals suffering from depression and/or substance abuse. Telehealth sessions are available for all New Jersey residents.

Create Change Wellness Center

Paterson

Create Change Wellness Center (CCWC), provides mental health and counseling resources to empower and enrich our community by helping individuals, families, and organizations access and unlock their fullest potential.

Services:

BlueCrest Recovery Center

Woodland Park

BlueCrest Recovery's unique treatment approach integrates evidence-based practice and 12-step principles. Our comprehensive program incorporates numerous clinical and spiritual therapies, offering those suffering from substance abuse and co-occurring disorders the best opportunity for recovery.

Sherry Blair Institute for Inspirational Change

Montclair

Working with children to build them up from the inside out creates their Inner Wealth® and prepares them for the world with a strong sense of self, self-esteem and an ability to acquire higher levels of Emotional Intelligence.

Services:

Counseling and Wellness Center of West Milford

West Milford

Works in partnership with the Division of Child Behavior Health Services to provide solution-focused therapy to children and families in the home and community. We also provide professional counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, and families through individual, marital, family group and play therapy.

M&S Psychotherapy and Counseling

Clifton

We are a New Jersey Licensed Mental Health Clinic as well as an IIC / BA provider and a School Based provider.

Services:

  • Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychotherapy
  • Medication Monitoring
  • Juvenile Sex Offender (JSO) treatment and evaluations
  • Court mandated Alcohol and Substance Abuse evaluations
  • Psychiatric and Psychological Evaluations
  • Outpatient

Family Enhancement LLC

Passaic

Family enhancement provides Intensive-In Community (IIC) therapy and Behavioral Assistance (BA) services.

Areas of specialty:

  • Family therapy
  • Parenting support and consultation
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • We Provide Nurtured Heart® Coaching/Trainings for individuals, families, schools, and organizations

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal and Northern New Jersey

Asbury Park

Provides one-to-one mentoring for youth ages 6-18 through our Community Based, School-Based, Workplace, College, Bigs in Blue, Kids Club, and Back on Track Programs. By placing children in a quality mentoring relationship, we are able to provide them with the tools they need to become competent, con?dent, and caring members of their community.

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS)

Paterson

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services' (NNJLS) mission is to ensure equal access to justice for residents of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties, NJ experiencing poverty. NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm that provides free legal help in civil (non-criminal) matters to underserved individuals and families.

Hands In 4 Youth

West Milford

For almost a century, Hands In 4 Youth (formerly Vacamas Programs for Youth) has been offering award-winning programs and much-needed support to children and families from hard-pressed neighborhoods.

Unlocked Potential, LLC

Middlesex

  

Unlocked Potential, LLC is committed to providing quality, community-based services to youth and families while utilizing an individualized and holistically informed approach.

  • Bio/Psycho/Social evaluations (BPS)
  • Respite Care
  • Outpatient Services
  • Social Skills
  • Family Support Service (FSS) Parenting Time Supervision

Roman, Karl

I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker who is trained to provide support, therapy, and mentorship to those struggling with mental and emotional health issues. I serve Individuals, couples, and families and and accept Medicare, United Healthcare, Out-of-network commercial insurance, and self Pay.

Bring Hope

Pompton Lakes

We are a Non-Profit wellness restoration support for individuals and families in the Passaic and surrounding counties We offer mental health and Substance abuse counseling for individuals, families and groups as well as educational and case-management services to assist the underserved and struggling individuals and families live happier lives through their own means.

New Life Recovery Center

Pompton Lakes

We are an Intensive Outpatient Program providing Alcohol and Substance Abuse treatment. We offer alcoholism treatment, Adolescent and Adult Programs that incorporate a 12 step philosophy. The program includes group therapy, individual counseling, and multi-family group.

Door Into the Future

Passaic

Door into the Future provides substance use and mental health treatment services to people who are dealing with the daily symptoms of addiction and mental illness. We offer outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial care services that utilizes an integrated treatment approach, which address both substance use as well as mental health disorders in order to treat the whole person

New Jersey Parents' Caucus (NJPC)

Elizabeth

Coalition of families whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral needs is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children.

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

Paterson

Provides case management services to HIV/AIDS clientele and their significant others. Runs prenatal program in conjunction with St. Joseph's Hospital, which does testing for HIV and pregnancy. Also sponsors Street Outreach Program and Project POW (Prevention Outreach Work).

New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC)

Paterson

Dedicated to providing opportunities for housing, education, and community-building initiatives. Programs include operating supportive housing programs, delivering high-quality education, providing job training initiatives, building community, and restoring Paterson's historic district.

Coalition on AIDS in Passaic County (CAPCO)

Paterson

The Coalition on AIDS in Passaic County (CAPCO) is a private nonprofit organization that provides case management services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and other STIs in Bergen and Passaic Counties.

Passaic / Bergen Brain Injury Support Group

Fair Lawn

Brain Injury support groups are an opportunity for both persons with brain injury and their family members to discuss the difficulties and hardships they are facing, as well as the accomplishments and joys in their life. This free group meets at Rehabilitation Specialists on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

Highlands Family Success Center

Hewitt

The Highlands Family Success Center is a safe and welcoming environment offering family-oriented programs and strength-based activities. Family Success Centers are designed to be "one-stop" shops that provide wrap around resources and supports to families – making them and the communities they live in – stronger.

Achievement Behavior Services

Edison

Achievement Behavior Services is a boutique agency providing quality individualized applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to children on the autism spectrum since 2015. Licensed and trained ABA therapists implement behavioral therapy methods in the child's environment to improve social, behavioral, and adaptive skills.

Hopeland Counseling Services, LLC

Multi-contextual, Bilingual, in-home and in-community psychotherapy services for children, teenagers, and families. Seeking to instill hope where everyone feels safe and can receive educational, health, and mental health resources that allow them to function at their best.

ECS Community Learning Center

Paterson

We recognize that each child has unique talents, learning styles, and personalities. Our highly-qualified teachers and staff are committed to working within each child's comfort zone to ensure optimal social, emotional, and educational results.