Community Resources 


    Crisis Evaluation

    Raritan Bay Crisis Unit             (530 New Brunswick Ave.,           Perth Amboy)

    24 hours psychiatric screening (also is the agency that will make referrals to UMDNJ psychiatric inpatient programs)


    Medicaid & private insurance

    Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (Piscataway)

    Crisis Evaluation & Treatment;

    Serves youth ages 12- 17 who are experiencing moderate to severe emotional problems



     Medicaid & private insurance


      Counseling & Mental Health Services

    Passion Care Center

    (187 Fayette St., Perth Amboy)

    Adolescent & Adult Treatment Center, Drug & Alcohol Screenings, English & Spanish



    Catholic Charities                      (271 Smith St., Perth Amboy)

    Behavioral Health Center for Counseling


    Sliding scale, Third Party Insurance & Medicaid

    Clarity Treatment Services,   

      (262 State St. Perth Amboy) 

    Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in English and Spanish


    Medicaid & Private Insurance

    Perform Care & Mobile Response


    Deliver services in the home or school when child is exhibiting escalating behavior- 24 hours


    Can be used with or without insurance

    Raritan Bay Mental Health Center

    (570 Lee St., Perth Amboy)          

    Counseling Services


    Sliding scale, Third Party Insurance & Medicaid

    Teen Support Program, Catholic Charities (East Brunswick)

    Adolescent Outpatient Substance Abuse Program, Random Drug Screenings, Ages 14-18


     Medicaid, Self-Pay & private insurance


          Partial Hospital/Day Programs

    Civil Justice Corps.            

    (701 Chamberlain Ave.,            Perth Amboy)

    GED & job skills preparation program for youth ages 16-24 not in school or working; bi-monthly stipend.



    For Keeps,                                   St. Peter's University Hospital                        (123 How Lane, New Brunswick)

    Short-term program for children ages  5 -17 who suffer from emotional and behavioral difficulties.


    Medicaid is accepted & transportation provided

    High Focus Centers                    (16 Commerce Drive, Cranford)

    Outpatient Substance Abuse & Psychiatric Treatment Programs

    Admissions:       1-800-877-3628               Office: 908-272-2474

    Private insurance & transportation provided

    Princeton House                      (1460 Livingston Ave.,              North Brunswick)

    Day and Afterschool Intensive Outpatient Program, Substance Abuse, & Psychiatric & Dual Diagnosis Program. Services for ages 5 & up

    732-729-3636- Admissions                        Fax- 609-683-6840 

    Third Party Insurance & Medicaid, transportation provided

    Summit Oaks Hospital

    (19 Prospect St., Summit)

    Inpatient Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Program for mental health & substance abuse, ages 5-17



    Youth Partial Care

     (Catholic Charities)

    (26 Safran Ave., Edison, NJ)

    Group counseling for serious emotional, behavioral, and/or psychiatric challenges, ages 9-17


    Schedule intake

    1-800-655-9494; transportation provided


    Medical Services & Testing and Social Services

    Family Assistance Center, JRF           

    (149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy)

    Rent/Mortgage Assistance;  

    Food Assistance;  Utility Assistance



    Jewish Renaissance Medical Center  

    (275 Hobart St., Perth Amboy)

    Adult & family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, dentistry,           drug & alcohol urine testing


    Sliding scale, Third Party Insurance & Medicaid

    Middlesex County Board of Social Services                                     (New Brunswick)

    Medicaid, cash assistance family (TANF), food stamps, etc.



    Planned Parenthood

    (450 Market St., Perth Amboy)

    Reproductive health services




               Family & Mentoring Services

    Big Brothers Big Sisters

    One-to-one, positive mentoring relationships with a caring adult



    YMCA Families Fit Together

    (357 New Brunswick Ave.,         Perth Amboy)

    Middle School & High School students counseling, case mgmt., & mentoring

    732-442-3632       ext. 6508