Volunteers of America - Northern New Jersey
The Northern New Jersey programs of Volunteers of America-Greater New York provide direct social services to youth in crisis, adults living with mental illness and offenders preparing to return to the community. To learn more about these programs and the populations they serve, please visit our program pages.
Youth and Families
In order to learn and develop, children need to feel safe and supported. Volunteers of America, Northern New Jersey’s programs provide counseling, residential services, and skill development in such an environment for those in need. Click here to learn more.
Adults Living with Mental Illness
People living with persistent mental illness need individually-tailored supports to recover from their mental illness and live successfully in their communities. They are at-risk for homelessness, frequent hospitalizations, serious physical conditions and abuse. Our staff of mental health professionals delivers psychiatric rehabilitation services in a multitude of settings, supporting each individual’s wellness and recovery goals.Click here to learn more.
Offenders Preparing to Return to the Community
Volunteers of America co-founder Maud Booth was a leader in prison reform. Today, more than one-hundred years later, our two community corrections work-release programs in Elizabeth and East Orange, prepare men leaving prison for the difficult transition back to the community, equipping them with the skills and experience necessary to leave the corrections system permanently. Click here to learn more.