Parent Resources

There are many websites that can be a helpful  resource for both you and your child.  Below are some suggested sites for you to utilize with information touching on a wide variety of topics  you may encounter with your child.


Perform Care
Perform Care is a full-service behavioral health managed care company. They
assist families with behavioral health, developmental and intellectual disabilities, and human services. They also have programs to support human services management challenges.

Hours of operation: 24 Hours a Day, Seven Days a Week
Toll-free phone: 1-877-652-7624

CarePlus NJ : 201-265-8200

This is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive,
recovery-focused integrated primary and mental health care and substance abuse rehabilitation services.

Their outpatient services are offered on a voluntary outpatient basis to adults and children at a total of 24 sites, including four outpatient centers (located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, Hasbrouck Heights, and Montclair), ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices, all conveniently located throughout Northern New Jersey.


201-262-HELP – a program of CarePlus –
Bergen County’s Designated Psychiatric Emergency Screening Program.

The purpose of 201-262-HELP is to provide emergency mental health services to residents of Bergen County.

West Bergen Mental Health Care

Comprehensive mental health care facility located in Northern Bergen County.
We offer a wide variety of quality programs and services tailored to the special needs of children, families, adults and seniors. The goal is to provide research-based treatment that will help to improve the overall quality of your life and help you feel better.


Family Support Organization of Bergen County
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Children’s System of Care serves children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral health care challenges and their families. CSOC is committed
to providing these services based on the needs of the child and family in a family-centered, community-based environment. 

Bergen’s Promise 
Bergen's Promise is the designated Care Management Organization (CMO) for Bergen County, New Jersey.

They serve youth ages 5 to 21, with serious behavioral health challenges, substance abuse issues and developmental disabilities.

Youth with chronic co-occurring behavioral and specific medical health issues will also be served through an enhanced medical care coordination component. The goal of this additional support is the joint coordination of wellness promotion with behavioral health care management. 

Division of Family Guidance
Bergen County's Division of Family Guidance provides clinical, residential, educational, correctional, case management, and monitoring services to at-risk children, adolescents, and families, particularly those who are otherwise unable to receive needed services. It is Bergen County's resource for youth and families in need.


Juvenile Family Crisis Intervention Unit (JFCIU): a 24/7 program which manages conflicts between adolescents and parents, and addresses situations involving endangered juveniles, runaways, and truants. Call 201-336-7360.


Adolescent and Family Treatment (AFT): an outpatient therapy program which offers consultation, counseling, and therapy services to youths and families without insurance or access to services


Children's After-School Treatment Services (CATS): an activity-based, therapeutic after-school program designed to help improve the social skills of elementary and middle school-aged children


Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST): a federal "blueprint" program that addresses the needs of juveniles with severe behavioral problems by providing intensive in-home family therapy

Child Abuse Hotline 

1-877-NJ ABUSE 

Office of Advocacy 1-877-543- 7864

Helpful Mental Health Websites

Worry Wise Kids

Resources for children and families contending with OCD and anxiety


A non-profit guide to mental health and well being 

Because I Love You (BILY) 
-A parent support network designed to help parents whose children have behavioral problems.

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Recognizing & Coping with Stress for Children and Adolescents - NY Project Hope Coping with COVID-19

The Importance of Mindfulness for Kids | Understood - For learning and thinking differences

6 Mindfulness Activities You Can Do as a Family | Parents



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