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General Overview


The DCF Regional School Burlington Campus – Project TEACH is an alternative, year round education program for expectant or parenting teens.  The program has an on-site licensed nursery which provides care for the student’s infants and toddlers, ages six weeks to two and a half years.  The program strives to help each student receive a diploma from their high school while giving them the skills needed to create a positive life for themselves and their children.

 

Description of Services


PROJECT TEACH
The Project TEACH program provides students with specialized academic instruction, life and parenting skills and career guidance.  The students are linked to community resources for ongoing support facilitating community linkages for pre and post natal services to assisting students in their transition to post-secondary education, training and employment. 

 

Community Partnerships/Programs

Burlington County Action Program – Strengthening Families
Strengthening Families is an evidence-based approach that provides training and guidance which engages and supports the parents/families of infants and young children.

Burlington County Connection Program/Health Families – TIP Program
Healthy Families-TIP is a parenting and support program.  Students/families receive an in depth assessment of their needs and concerns.  Based on that assessment, students/families are offered support through their home/school visitation component.  Home/school visitation services include information on child development, positive parenting practices, and child health and safety.

Generations Family Success Center
The Generations Family Success services include employment, information and referral, parent education, health care, parent-child activities, life skills training and advocacy and housing.  They also have a Diaper Derby in which the students participate in twice a month.

NJ SNAP-Ed Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington County
NJ SNAP-Ed is a Cooperative Program aimed at improving nutrition and increasing physical activity through a series of eight evidence-based, behaviorally-focused nutrition education lessons in a series of classes offered throughout the year.

Nurse – Family Partnerships
Nurse-Family Partnerships is an evidence-based community health program that helps transform the lives of vulnerable mothers pregnant with their first children.  Each mother is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing nurse home visits that continue through her child’s second birthday.  Nurse – Family Partnerships also provides workshops for the students throughout the year.

Prevent Child Abuse – New Jersey
Prevent Child Abuse – New Jersey (PCA-NJ) promotes great childhood, positive parenting and healthy child development.  PCA-NJ meets with the students on a weekly basis providing education to help nurture, develop and sustain healthy children.

 

DCF Regional School - Burlington Campus
704 Woodlane Road
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
Tel: (609) 267-7595
Fax: (609) 267-1931