Prevention

Prevention Services

Prevention services can be highly effective in providing education and supports to help address an individual or family’s issue before it escalates to a crisis situation. Legacy Treatment Services offers information and referrals to community services, parent education, life skills training, family activities, community events and advocacy. We also operate a support program for Pemberton High School youth as well as a tutoring program for Burlington County elementary and middle school children.

Generations Family Success Center

Generations Family Success Center offers services to help build and sustain strong, emotionally healthy families. This one-stop center can help Burlington County individuals and families with a variety of needs by coordinating the many county, state, and nonprofit services available for assistance.

Located at 45 High Street, Mount Holly, New Jersey, Generations Family Success Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Services include:

  • Information and referrals
  • Life skills training
  • Housing assistance information
  • Liaison with school districts
  • Advocacy
  • Translation services
  • Parent services and education
  • Information on child, maternal and family health
  • Scheduled family activities (family dinner nights, arts and crafts, story hour, etc.)
  • After-school tutoring
  • Youth development (career assessments, employment assistance, life skills training)
  • Youth mentoring by teens
  • Storybook time for preschoolers

For more information, call 609-267-4001.

School Based Youth Services

Located inside Pemberton Township High School, the School-Based Youth Services Program provides an array of free services to help students navigate their time in high school while simultaneously gaining skills that help lead to graduation and employment or continuing education.

School Based Youth Services are accessible on site, free of charge, and are available to all Pemberton Township High School students and their families.

Core services include counseling; violence/pregnancy/drug and alcohol prevention programs; access to health services, employment skills development, learning support services and family supports.

For more information, please call (609) 893-8141, extension 2921.

The Learning Academy Tutoring Program

The Learning Academy is a free tutoring service open to Burlington County children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Bachelor level teachers offer tutoring in all subjects during the school year and work to increase academic skills, develop confidence and improve attitudes toward school and learning.

Each student who attends The Learning Academy works with his or her tutor to develop an individualized plan that addresses the areas of academic difficulty and sets specific academic goals. Due to the high demand for services, priority is given to those families demonstrating financial need.

Tutoring sessions must be scheduled in advance. For more information about the program, please call the number for the location closest to you.

Pemberton Community Library
16 Broadway
Browns Mills, NJ
609-845-4421

The Family Success Center of Burlington County
45 High Street
Mt. Holly, NJ
609-267-4001

The Kennedy Center
429 JFK Way
Willingboro, NJ
609-845-4420

Twilight Program

The Twilight Program is an afterschool therapeutic program which aims to empower adolescents age 13-17 to establish and maintain healthy relationships within their families. Twilight strives to develop or restore social functioning, decrease negative behavior in the community and offer a supportive, therapeutic environment.

Services include therapeutic recreation, life skills enrichment, psycho-education, homework assistance, social skills training and care coordination.

Referrals to this program must come through the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP).

For more information, please call (609) 288-3158.

CAP (Community Activities Program)

CAP serves youth involved with the juvenile justice system and is comprised of two components: diversion and reentry. Services are delivered on the premise of positive reinforcement and aim to provide the services and supports necessary to help these youth avoid involvement with the Juvenile Justice System and become positive, contributing members of the community.

Services include assessment, intensive case management, life skills training, and family supports.

Diversion referrals are made through the Burlington County Superior Court’s Juvenile Conference Committee (JCC), Intake Services Conference (ISC), and the Family Crisis Intervention Unit as well as the Juvenile Referee and Municipal Station House Adjustment Programs.

Reentry referrals are made through JJC aftercare/parole and the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT).

For more information, please call 609-230-5504.

 

 

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