Mercer County

Special Note: There may be resources available that are not listed here. 
                      For more information, please contact the KinKonnect Warm Line at:
                              OR call: 1.877.544.5463

Children's Crisis Intervention Services

The Children's Crisis Intervention Services (CCIS) listed below provide inpatient
psychiatric services in a hospital setting for children in "acute" crisis situations
including homicidal or suicidal episodes.  Children can be admitted voluntarily
or committed by an appropriate agent.  Each one provides services to specific
counties in New Jersey.

University Behavioral Healthcare, Piscataway, NJ

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.

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Mercer County, NJ

Kinship Care Services

Kinship Navigator

Kinship Legal Guardianship (KLG) Counseling Services

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:


Other Services

Support Groups

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Mercer County, NJ

Grandparent Support Group (Mercer County only)

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Summer Camps

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