Vision

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus celebrates the potential for ALL children to become
loving, contributing adults.

Mission

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus, Inc. is a coalition of parents, caregivers and youth whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral needs is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the conceptualization, development and delivery of effective and timely services in the mental health, juvenile justice, child welfare and special education systems.

  • The FIRST statewide family-driven organization in NJ funded by NJ Department of Human Services.
  • The FIRST statewide family-driven organization in NJ designated as a Statewide Family Network by SAMHSA.
  • The ONLY family-driven organization in the United States funded by Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
  • The FIRST statewide family-driven organization in NJ funded by SAMHSA.

Every Month the New Jersey Parents' Caucus Host Four Supports Groups/Clinics

Families' Coalition of Justice-Involved Youth

Open to parents, caregivers, and family of youth involved in the justice system interested in reforming the juvenile justice system in New Jersey. Registration is recommended, as food will be served.

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Legal Services Clinic

FREE Legal Services Clinic for parents and caregivers raising system-involved youth. Be sure to bring all your court documents, evaluations and anything else you may want an attorney to review on your behalf. Registration is required.

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New Jersey Youth Caucus Phone Conference

The NJ Youth Coalition is comprised of youth with emotional or behavioral health needs who have prior/current involvement in the juvenile justice system. Its purpose is to improve outcomes for system-involved youth through meaningful and authentic youth involvement on all levels of decision-making, as well as strengthen the juvenile justice and mental health systems in NJ.

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Support Group for Parents Raising Children with Mental Health Challenges

A place for parents and caregivers to give and receive emotional and practical support, as well as to exchange information on effectively parenting children with a mental health challenge.

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Please Support the New Jersey Parents Caucus

Please make a difference in the lives of children and their families throughout the state of New Jersey by supporting the New Jersey Parents Caucus.

As the parents and family members raising children with mental health challenges, we know too well the importance of finding appropriate services and support, and connecting with an organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for children and their families.