IMPORTANT INFORMATION If you have questions about, or need access to, the State of New Jersey's services for children or youth, please call their 24 hour, toll-free phone line at (877) 652-7624.
Union County Resources
New Jersey State Services
Mental Health Services
Child Behavioral Health Services
The New Jersey Division of Child Behavioral Health Services serves children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral health challenges and their families across all child-serving systems.
The Division of Child Behavioral Health Services is committed to providing these services based on the needs of the child and family in a family-centered, community-based environment. In addition, The Division of Child Behavioral Health Services is charged with reforming service systems to improve outcomes for children, adolescents, and their families.
PerformCare serves as the Contract Systems Administrator for New Jersey's System of Care, Performcare coordinates care for 33,000 enrollees statewide. The CSA serves as the administrative hub of the System Of Care and performs a range of system management, technical support and quality improvement functions essential to organizing, operating and monitoring the system.
For more information, contact PerformCare at (877) 652-7624.
Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization System
The Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization System provides on-site mobile crisis assessment to Union County children and youth between the ages of 5 through 18 who are in an active state of crisis or escalating crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is designed for children whose behavior is putting them at risk.
The Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization System also provides short-term, flexible services to assist with stabilizing children in their current living arrangement. Creating a comprehensive, coordinated Individual Crisis Plan with the family, crisis stabilization is provided and monitored for up to 8 weeks.
Care Management Organization
Care management organizations (CMO’s) are relatively, newly-established non-profits that provide a full range of treatment and support services to children with the most complex needs. They work with child-family teams to develop individualized service plans. The CMO’s goals are to keep children in their homes, their schools and their communities. Families and Community Together (FACT) is the CMO for Union County.