The Children’s System of Care (CSOC) serves families with youth up to 21 years of age who have emotional or behavioral health needs, including substance use and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Through Perform Care, CSOC’s contracted management system, parents or guardians can be connected to appropriate services for their child. PerformCare is a path for families to request appropriate therapeutic, needs based services with a single phone call any time of the day or night. (877) 652-7624 or www.performcare.nj.org
Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) can provide timely in home or community response to youth who are experiencing a crisis as defined by a family. MRSS will arrive within one to 24 hours, based on the family’s need and request for assistance. MRSS is available 24 hours a day, seven days, a week, 365 days a year by calling: (877) 652-7624 or www.performcare.nj.org
Case Management Organizations (CMOs) are county-based agencies that provide strength based, wraparound care planning and access to treatment and support services for youth and their families with complex needs. This work includes individualized service planning for youth and their families, creating linkages to identified services, crisis stabilization and support services and advocacy. CMO, maintains ResourceNet, a free online directory of program and support services in each county.
Family Support Organization (FSOs) are non-profit, county-based organizations run by families of youth and youth adults with emotional and behavioral challenges, substance use, and or/intellectual and development disabilities, FSO services include Advocacy, youth and caregiver support groups, educational support groups, and individual peer support for families of youth enrolled with Care Management Organizations (CMO).
Please note all services are authorized through Perform Care based on the youth’s clinical needs.