KinKonnect Resource Directory


The following is a list of all resources in the KinKonnect Directory listed by service alphabetically.
Please click on a resource listed below to view jump to the complete list:


Kinship Care Services
Kinship Legal Guardianship (KLG) Counseling Services
Kinship Navigator Services
Family Support Organizations
Mental Health Professionals
Mobile Response and Crisis Intervention Services (MRSS)
Other Services

Summer Camps
Support Groups


Kinship Care Services

Caregivers Connections

Children's Aid and Family Services, Inc

GRACIA Grandparents Resources and Caregivers Initiative Alliance

Essex County Social Services

Family Service League

Family Voices

Grand Family Success Center

Jewish Family Services of Bergen and North Hudson

Kinship Navigator Program

Mental Health Association in New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Women

New Jersey Parent's Caucus

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse

New Jersey Statewide Parent to Parent

Newark Emergency Services for Families, Inc.

Newark Family Success Centers

NJARCH, The New Jersey Adoption Resource Clearing House

Partnership for Children of Essex

Prevention Links

Programs for Parents

Rutgers Cooperative Extension's Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

The Apostles' House

The Burlington County Community Action Program Head Start

The Irvington Family Development Center

The North Ward Center, Inc. Family Success Center

The Salvation Army Grand Families Program

The Union County Division of Aging

Tri-City Peoples Corporation


Youth Advocate Programs


Kinship Legal Guardianship (KLG) Counseling Services

Catholic Charities / Diocese of Newark, Hudson County

Children's Aid and Family Services, Bergen, Passaic, Essex Counties (Excluding Newark)

Children's Home Society, Mercer, Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean Counties

Family and Children's Services

Family Service Bureau of Newark, Essex County (Including Newark)

Twin Oaks Community Services, Burlington County

Robin's Nest, Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem Counties


Kinship Navigator Services


CarePlus, NJ - serving Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren Counties

The Salvation Army - serving Essex County.

Children’s Home Society - serving Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset, Hunterdon, and Union Counties

Family Service Association - serving Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties




Family Support Organizations


Family Support Organizations (FSO’s) are family-run, county-based organizations
that provide direct family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy and other
services to family members of children with emotional and behavioral problems.
To access services, you may call these organizations directly or call
1-877- 652-7624.

Atlantic/ Cape May Family Support Organization, Inc.

Family Support Organization of Bergen County

Family Support Organization of Burlington-Mercer County

Camden County Family Support Organization

Family Support Organization of Cumberland/Gloucester/Salem

Family Support Organization of Essex County

Family Support Organization of Hudson County


Family Support Organization of Hunterdon, Somerset & Warren Counties

Family Support Organization of Middlesex County

Family Based Services Association of New Jersey Monmouth County

Family Support Organization of Ocean County

Family Support Organization of Passaic County

Family Support Organization of Sussex/Morris, Inc.

Family Support Organization of Union County



Mental Health Professionals


The Children's Home Society of New Jersey

Smart Speech Therapy


New Jersey Division of Child Behavioral Health (DCBHS) Service: Includes numerous family,
behavioral and counseling services.

Learn more about services HERE or call 1-877-652-7624.


Need help managing your grandchild's behavior?  The Division of Child Behavioral Health Services
serves children and teens with emotional and behavioral health care challenges, as well as their families. 
Learn more about services HERE or call 1-877-652-7624.


Family Support Organizations (FSO’s) are family-run, county-based organizations
that provide direct family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy and other services
to family members of children with emotional and behavioral problems.

Learn more about services HERE



Mobile Response and Crisis Intervention Services

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week,
to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crises.
The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe,
and maintain the children in their own homes or current living situation
(such as a foster home, treatment home or group home) in the community.

To access services call:
1-877- 652-7624

To view the DCP&P Link on this service click here: http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/families/csc/mobile/
 

Other Services

211 provides callers with information about various human services agencies and programs in their community.
To access 211 services please click here

 

This site helps you find out about services and programs for children, families and individuals.
You can also prescreen to see if you are eligible for programs such as Food Stamps, Medicaid and others.
To access NJ Help please click here



This site offers information and referral to other resources that help grandparents raising grandchildren.
To access AARP please click here

Creative Heartwork, Inc.

DNA Lady: Ancestry Family / Forensic Medical

Bergen County Divison of Family Guidance Youth Resource Center


Summer Camps

Camp Chatterbox, Children's Specialized Hospital, NJ

Camp Excel, Toms River, NJ

Camp Fire USA New Jersey Council

Camp Friendship, Stirling, NJ

Camp Louemma, Sussex, NJ

Camp Star, Springfield, NJ

Easter Seals of New Jersey: Camp Merry Heart, Hackettstown, NJ

Forever Kids: Baby Power, Annandale, NJ

Free Summer Dance Camp, Hackensack, NJ

Harbor Haven Day Camp, West Orange, NJ

Somerset County Park Commission Therapeutic Recreation Camp,
Somerset County, NJ


Stokes Forest Music Camp and Festival

Teen Adventure Camp, West Orange, NJ

Union County Department of Parks and Recreation, Union County, NJ


Newark Academy Summer Camp

https://www.newarka.edu/page/summer

https://newarka.myschoolapp.com/ftpimages/85/download/download_1886299.pdf 

For summer camps list in NJ please click here.


Other States

Transracial Adoption Summit and Family Camp

International

Adoptive Families Magazine list of Summer Camps

If you do not find a camp that meets your needs, you might want to contact the American
Camping Association to obtain an additional list of camps:

American Camping Association - New Jersey Section Office
PO BOX 143
Stillwater, NJ 07875
877-488-2267
908-362-8333
Fax: 908-362-5907
http://www.acacamps.org

Dilon International List of Camps
 


Support Groups

Caregiver Support Groups

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Atlantic / Burlington / Cape May County, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Bergen / Hudson County, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Cape May County, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Cumberland / Gloucester / Salem County, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Essex County

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Hunterdon / Mercer / Somerset / WarrenCounty, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Middlesex / UnionCounty, Piscataway, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Monmouth / Ocean County, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Morris / Passaic/ Sussex County, NJ

Grandma K.A.R.E.S. Inc

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (Bergen County)

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (Ocean / Monmouth Counties)

Grandparent Support Group (Camden County)

Grandparent Support Group (Mercer County only)

Grandparent Support Group ( Morris/Sussex)

Grandparent Resources and Caregiver Initiative Alliance (GRACIA)  (Passaic County)

Grandparents as Parents of Passaic County (GAP)

Hunterdon County Caregiver Support Group

Hunterdon County Lunchtime Caregiver Support Group

Morristown Parent Networking Support Group

New Jersey Parents Caucus

Parents Anonymous


Parent Support Groups  of Morris/Sussex

Robin's Nest, Inc - Families Raising Families

Support Group for Spanish Speaking Parents