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DCF supports various programs and services for adolescents and young adults including housing, life skills, mentoring, employment/training, educational support, youth advocacy, and healthcare.

The New Jersey Youth Resource Spot provides information on local resources for youth. Users can search Child Protection and Permanency’s (CP&P) policies, learn how to contact a CP&P worker, and email questions to the Office of Adolescent Services.

Youth can also learn how to determine if they're eligible for Wraparound Funds, the Independent Living Stipend, and more.

Helpful Links

New Jersey Youth4Youth

This website is created by youth and for youth involved with any New Jersey state agency that serves young people, including Child Protection and Permanency, the Children’s System of Care, and the Juvenile Justice System.

Helping You Transition to Adulthood: Resources for New Jersey's Youth  

This guide provides youth with valuable resources that will help their transition into adulthood. 


Contact Us

DCF Office of Adolescent Services
PO Box 717
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717