‘A Place to Call Home’, Recovery-Focused Independent Transitional Living was created to facilitate safe, supportive and sober housing for expectant and postpartum women who have struggled with substance abuse and are in early recovery and their children. The recovery-focused program provides parenting support, vocational counseling, mental health and substance abuse counseling, and connections to community resources for up to 10 women at a time.
https://youtu.be/zKe3QHqWDSQ If you are currently expecting, or have a child under the age of 18, our caring and knowledgeable staff can help connect you to local resources that fit your needs. We will provide all the information you need and can help with applications for resources such as WIC, mental health counseling, doulas, childbirth education, & more! If you have a child between the ages 0-5, did you know that your child’s brain is developing connections faster right now than it will at any other time in their life? Utilizing the Ages & Stages Questionnaire, our staff can help you learn about your child’s milestones and provide you with activities to help promote their development. Want to use the tool right now? Find your county and preferred language, & fill it out at your convenience! Our staff will give you a call within 2 business days to discuss your responses. For those currently expecting or who have little ones under the age of 3, we can also connect you to a free home-visiting program that best fits your family! When you enroll in Nurse-Family Partnership, Healthy Families, or Parents As Teachers, you will be paired with a Registered Nurse or Home Visitor. This is someone you will meet with on a consistent basis in the comfort of your own home, who you can rely on for unwavering support, information and activities that promote bonding and early childhood development, and long-term support connecting to resources as needed. All programs are free and voluntary! To learn more or to enroll in a program, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit NJ.GOV/CONNECTINGNJ.
Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem
The Healthy Families program provides in-home education and supportive services to new and expectant parents. Home visitors work to link parents to existing social service and health care resources, and promote positive parenting and healthy child growth and development. The program typically lasts from pregnancy through the child’s 3rd birthday. Ages & Stages Questionaire To enroll, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit nj.gov/connectingnj.
Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem
The Nurse-Family Partnership Program is a free service that pairs a first-time mom by 28 weeks gestation with a personal registered nurse to ensure the best possible pregnancy outcome, the best health and development of the baby, and to help link mom to community resources. https://youtu.be/o-yizjH-xTc To enroll, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit nj.gov/connectingnj.
Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem
Parents as Teachers is a home visitation program that provides health and parenting education and supportive services to families. Home Visitors educate families on prenatal health, infant/child health and development, positive parenting practices, nurturing parent-child relationships, child safety, and education and employment. Designed to be a 3 year program, Parents as Teachers can provide support to expectant parents from the birth up until the child is ready to enter kindergarten. Visits are made 2 to 4 times per month. Ages & Stages Questionaire To enroll, call +1 (856) 431-4180 or visit nj.gov/connectingnj.