Youth Services

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Linda Porcaro, Director

Phone:           908-704-6333
Fax: 908-253-0180
Mail: 27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876
Email: Youth@co.somerset.nj.us

 

  • Assesses and coordinates efforts of government and community agencies that work with at-risk delinquent youth and youth with emotional or behavioral disturbance.
  • Plans and develops programs and services to meet the needs of this diverse population. 
  • Prepares needs-based plans for state and county government and distributes federal, state, and local funds for the development of programs and services to meet these needs. Also responsible for the development of sanctions and services for court-involved youth. 
  • Offers 24-hour response, immediate intervention, assessment, and family counseling for youth and their families who are in crisis.  Also provides training and education to the community in the area of child abuse and missing
  • Offers workshops to community professionals including schools, non-profits, and families on current topics related to youth and families.  They are offered several times during the year with nominal cost to the participants.