Ocean County

Special Note: There may be resources available that are not listed here. 
                      For more information, please contact the NJ ARCH Warm Line at:
                                      warmline@njarch.org  OR call: 1.877.427.2465

 

Adoption Agencies

Contact the NJ ARCH Warm Line for more information:
warmline@njarch.org  OR call: 1.877.427.2465



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.

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ


Family support Organization

Family Support Organization of Ocean County




Legal Services
American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

 

Medical services

Contact the NJ ARCH Warm Line for more information:
warmline@njarch.org  OR call: 1.877.427.2465


Mental Health Professionals

Amy C. Aho, PhD., Ocean Port, Ocean County, NJ

Brick Psychotherapy Center, Ocean County, NJ

Christine Costello, LCSW, Point Pleasant, NJ

Davis, Katie, LCSW, Brick, NJ

Home-Based Family Counseling,Toms River Area, Ocean County,NJ

Gail Poverman-Kave, LCSW, Manasquan, Ocean County, NJ


Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS)
 
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/



Pre and Post Adoption Counseling Service

These Pre and Post Adoption Counseling services are provided FREE of charge
by private agencies granted contracts and referrals from DYFS.  Please note that
the free Pre Adoption services are only available for families with children placed
through DYFS and with a referral from DYFS.  The free Post Adoption services are
available to all New Jersey families who have adopted children up to the age of
18; whether from DYFS, a private agency or some other means. 
Available services may differ from county to county.



Children's Home Society, Trenton NJ



Resource Family Recruitment

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Statewide, NJ


 

Support Groups

Adoptive Families Support Group, Colt's Neck, Monmouth / Ocean County, NJ

Chosen Children’s Charities, Inc, Whiting, NJ

Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Ocean County, NJ