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    Support services are designed to strengthen and promote families who provide care in the community for a family member with a serious mental illness. The system of family support shall vary in scope and intensity based upon the needs of a particular family unit and shall include, but not be limited to, the following: 1. Service coordination 2. Estate and transition planning 3. Housing assistance 4. Homemaker assistance 5. Accessing vocational and employment services 6. After-school care 7. Transportation 8. Respite care 9. Family education and training 10. Medication education 11. Self-advocacy training 12. Entitlement training 13. Other services as identified by the family

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    Hudson County Div. of Welfare-Board of Social ServicesThe Hudson County Board of Social Services is committed to providing economic and social services to individuals and families residing in Hudson County based upon eligibility criteria. Hudson CountyHudson County Div. of Welfare-Board of Social ServicesHudson County Div. of Welfare-Board of Social Services
    Intensive Family Support Service -IFSSAt the Mental Health Association in Passaic County, we recognize that caring for a family member with a serious mental illness can be stressful and lonely. When you are a client of Intensive Family Support Services, you do not have to cope with the challenges of caregiving alone. Our program will provide the support, education and advocacy you need to cope effectively and help your relative. You will learn about mental illness and the mental health system, how to care for yourself while caring for your relative, how to reduce stress and how to strengthen your problem solving skills.Passaic CountyIntensive Family Support Service - IFSSMental Health Association of Passaic County
    Intensive Family Support ServicesIntensive Family Support Services is designed to provide families of mentally ill consumers with the information, skills training, support and advocacy needed to make informed decisions regarding themselves and their mentally ill family members. Services include in-home family support and consultation, education on an individual basis or in a group setting and advocacy and linkage to community services.Cape May CountyIntensive Family Support ServicesCape Counseling Services
    Intensive Family Support Services -IFSSis a free program that helps families with a mentally ill member to cope with day t oday living and conquer their feelings of anxiety and fear through education and support. Hunterdon CountyIntensive Family Support Services -IFSSHunterdon Medical Center
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSCatholic Charities Intensive Family Support Services-IFSS provides single-family consultation, psycho-educational and family support groups, respite care, advocacy, and service linkage to families of the seriously mentally ill. Burlington CountyAccess CenterCatholic Charities Diocese of Trenton
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSprovides support services to the families of the mentally ill through a network of social, community, and group gatherings. IFSS services include educational presentations, one-on-one counseling and intervention, as well as respite care to lighten the load for families caring for mentally ill loved ones.Gloucester CountyBeacon DivisionNew Point Behavioral Health Care
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSIFSS provides individual family supportive services for parents, spouses, siblings, and children of people with a primary psychiatric diagnosis. IFSS provides knowledge, skills and supports, which are identified as useful to the family's overall functioning and sense of control. In addition, IFSS strives to reduce the stigma sometimes associated with mental illness. IFSS helps families maintain and develop their relationships, especially in times of crisis.Somerset CountyBehavioral Health ServicesEaster Seals Society in NJ
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSIntensive Family Support Services provide support, information and education provided for family members of mentally ill consumers. Cumberland CountyCommunity Based ProgramCumberland County Guidance Center
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSFamilies are often the primary care providers for their loved ones who are mentally ill. Saint Clare's Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS) provides support and education to family members or caretakers of adults diagnosed with serious mental illness. The program focuses on enhancing the strength and stability of the family system. Mental health professionals are available to respond to your individual needs during daytime, evening and weekend hours, with access to service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Services include: Psycho-education about mental illness Family consultation to assess a family's needs Family support groups for mutual support and interaction Family retreats that offer respite care for family from the caretaking role Advocacy and assertiveness training to navigate the mental health system Referral and service linkage for obtaining mental health and non-mental health assistance for their ill family member. Morris CountyCommunity Based ProgramSaint Clare's Hospital
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSSupport for families who have a member with a serious and persistent mental illness. Services include outreach, consultation, psycho education groups and workshops, family counseling and support, advocacy. This project is provided in collaboration with NAMI Mercer New Jersey. New component geared to families with a member in jail.Sussex CountyCommunity Based ProgramSaint Clare's Hospital
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSSteininger works closely with the Camden County chapter of the National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) to offer mental health education, coping skill strategies, and linkage to services and resources for families caring for an adult relative with mental illness. Family Specialists teach families how to advocate on their own behalf and for their relative. They also facilitate educational and support groups to increase knowledge of mental health issues and resources, to improve problem solving, and to ease isolation. Camden CountyCommunity Based ProgramTwin Oaks Community Services
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSSupport for families who have a member with a serious and persistent mental illness. Services include outreach, consultation, psycho education groups and workshops, family counseling and support, advocacy. This project is provided in collaboration with NAMI Mercer New Jersey. New component geared to families with a member in jail.Mercer CountyGTBHC ProgramsGreater Trenton Behavioral HealthCare
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSOffered to Hudson County residents, the Intensive Family Support Services program helps families, caregivers, and relatives of people living with mental illness. With a special emphasis on families in crisis, the program provides services in homes, in the community, or on-site. They include single-family consultations, multi-family support groups, medication education, information about community resources, and referrals. Hudson CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSCatholic Charities Archdiocese of Newark-CCS
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSIFSS is a county-wide support service for the families of relatives with mental illness. The program is based on the knowledge that family members often take an active role in caring for their mentally ill relative. This can prove to be a difficult and frustrating responsibility. IFSS was designed with extensive input and assistance from families caring for relatives with a long history of serious mental illness. Bergen CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSComprehensive Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSScreated and designed as a source for educating and assisting families with a mentally ill member. Using a family centered approach, the program has 3 core functions, each of which offers services to families as needed for their unique situation. A. Psycho-Educational Program This 6 to 8 week course will provide families with mentally ill members basic facts about specific mental disorders and how the illness is likely to affect the family. Intensive In-home Services Incorporating a multi-faceted approach to provide intensive in-home services, the social worker will utilize outreach, general monitoring, counseling with family members, and case management/service linkage/liaison services. Respite Care: This service is a limited non-emergency planned time away from the ill member living at home. This program is available to families residing in Salem County regardless of ability to pay or whether the ill member is involved with Healthcare Commons, Inc. Individuals interested in ISSF services should call (856)299-3200 for a free confidential telephone assessement and referral. Salem CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSHealthcare Commons Family Health Services
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSTo empower people with psychiatric disabilities, link people who have mental health treatment needs to available services & resources, & increase public awareness of mental health and mental illness. Esperanza Support Groups and Family, Spouse & Sibling Support Groups professionally run through IFSS programs.Union CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSMental Health Association In New Jersey
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSTo empower people with psychiatric disabilities, link people who have mental health treatment needs to available services & resources, & increase public awareness of mental health and mental illness. Esperanza Support Groups and Family, Spouse & Sibling Support Groups professionally run through IFSS programs.Union CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSMental Health Association In New Jersey
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSIntensive Family Support Services - a comprehensive program of supportive services and activities designed to assist families who have a relative with mental illness. Atlantic CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSMental Health Association of Atlantic County
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSIntensive Family Support Services provide support and information to families and caretakers concerned about a loved one's mental illness. Professional clinicians offer families supportive counceling, coping strategies, advocacy and linkage to community resources. Services are free and accessible being implemented in the home or the office. Additionally, IFSS professionally facilitates ongoing family support groups and serveral psycho-educational groups. Essex CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSMental Health Association of Essex County
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSThe Mental Health Association (MHA) of Monmouth County is a private, nonprofit, citizens' advocacy organization dedicated to improving services for children and adults with mental illness.We provide free individual or family consultation and multi-family group education, counseling and services by trained professionals. Most meeting times are flexible and convenient and are scheduled when needed unless indicated otherwise Monmouth CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSMental Health Association of Monmouth County
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSis a free program that helps families with a mentally ill member to cope with day to day living and conquer their feelings of anxiety and fear through education and support. Ocean CountyIntensive Family Support Services-IFSSOcean Mental Health Services, Inc.
    Intensive Family Support Services-IFSSPopulation Served: Family members of mentally ill adults (mentally ill member must be 18 or over) residing in Middlesex County. Referral Source: Any source, families or individuals seeking service can refer themselves; referrals are also accepted from outpatient or inpatient providers and other social service agencies. Funding Source: New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Number Served: 150 new families per year, with a total of 250 families receiving various services per year. Service Provided: Family support, advocacy and education, multi-family groups, educational conferences, referral and linkage. Length of Service: Depends on individual case needs and preferences. Middlesex CountyUniversity Behavioral Healthcare-UBHCRutgers University Behavioral Health Care
    Intensive Family Support Services Program-IFSSThe Intensive Family Support Services Program (IFSS): This program was established in 1997. The program works with family members of the seriously mentally ill and provides them with a variety of psycho-education and support services designed to help them improve family functioning and coping. Services are delivered both off-site in the community at families' homes, and in the Center's three locations within the County. Services include group and individual psycho-education, family support groups for families, individual consultation, opportunities for families to meet with a psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse and other professionals to discuss medication and related mental health issues, respite services for ill family members, referral and linkage, and advocacy. During the first nine months of operation, IFSS staff was able to work with concerned families to develop Warren County's first NAMI-NJ chapter. The IFSS program serves approximately 180 family members each year. Warren CountyIntensive Family Support Services Program-IFSSFamily Guidance Center of Warren County
    Intensive Family Support Services Program-IFSSThe Intensive Family Support Services Program (IFSS): This program was established in 1997. The program works with family members of the seriously mentally ill and provides them with a variety of psycho-education and support services designed to help them improve family functioning and coping. Services are delivered both off-site in the community at families' homes, and in the Center's three locations within the County. Services include group and individual psycho-education, family support groups for families, individual consultation, opportunities for families to meet with a psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse and other professionals to discuss medication and related mental health issues, respite services for ill family members, referral and linkage, and advocacy. During the first nine months of operation, IFSS staff was able to work with concerned families to develop Warren County's first NAMI-NJ chapter. The IFSS program serves approximately 180 family members each year. Warren CountyIntensive Family Support Services Program-IFSSFamily Guidance Center of Warren County
    Intensive Family Support Services Program-IFSSThe Intensive Family Support Services Program (IFSS): This program was established in 1997. The program works with family members of the seriously mentally ill and provides them with a variety of psycho-education and support services designed to help them improve family functioning and coping. Services are delivered both off-site in the community at families' homes, and in the Center's three locations within the County. Services include group and individual psycho-education, family support groups for families, individual consultation, opportunities for families to meet with a psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse and other professionals to discuss medication and related mental health issues, respite services for ill family members, referral and linkage, and advocacy. During the first nine months of operation, IFSS staff was able to work with concerned families to develop Warren County's first NAMI-NJ chapter. The IFSS program serves approximately 180 family members each year. Warren CountyIntensive Family Support Services Program-IFSSFamily Guidance Center of Warren County
    NAMI Bergen CountyNAMI provides education, support and systems advocacy to empower families and persons with mental illness. Affiliate self-help and grassroots advocacy groups located in each county offer emotional support, information and advice about treatment and community resources. Bergen CountyNAMI New JerseyNAMI New Jersey
    Refugee Resettlement Servicesassist newly arrived person to USA. Services designed to enhance self-sufficiency via arrange/furnish homes, employment training & placement, transportation, register children in school, ensure access to medical care & finance and budgeting. Camden CountyRefugee Resettlement ServicesCatholic Charities Diocese of Camden
    University Behavioral HealthcareDedicated to excellent providing mental health services while providing services for: addiction; voluntary in/outpatient; psych emergency, in/outpatient geriatric services as well as offering a vast experience in peer support for first responders.Middlesex CountyUniversity Behavioral HealthcareUniversity Behavioral Healthcare

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