New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4c-76 - Establishment Of Family Preservation Services Program; Objectives.

30:4C-76 Establishment of family preservation services program; objectives.

3. a. The Department of Children and Families may establish, through purchase of service contracts with community-based organizations, at least one family preservation services program in each county in the State. The program shall provide services to families whose children are at imminent risk of placement as determined by agencies authorized to place children, or whose children are being prepared for reunification.

b.The family preservation services program shall be based on the following objectives:

(1)The prevention of out-of-home placement by enhancing family functioning and problem solving;

(2)The development of appropriate crisis management and parenting skills;

(3)The provision of services to families, as needed, including transportation, emergency financial assistance for food, clothing and housing, family counseling and substance abuse treatment; and

(4)The development of linkages with service networks and community resources.

L.1993, c.157, s.3; amended 2006, c.47, s.148.

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