New Jersey Youth Resource Spot

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New Jersey Youth Resource Spot

About NJYRS

Young People + DCF = NJYRS

A website created for young people, by young people to provide you with the most helpful and accurate information available.

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Education - PACES

PACES

The Pathways to Academic and Career Exploration to Success (PACES) Program supports current or former foster youth and young adults in their successful transistion to and retention in post-secondary education including career technical education) and worforce readiness.

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Housing - Adolescent Housing Hub

Adolescent Housing Hub

The Adolescent Housing Hub (AHH or The Hub) is a real-time database designed to assist youth with placement in a transitional or permanent housing program.

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Life Skills - Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

Budgeting is the management of your money by saving weekly or monthly.

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Life Skills - Self Care

Self Care

Physical self-care includes how you fuel your body, how much sleep you get, how much physical activity you engage in, and how well you care for your physical needs.

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Aging Out - Wrap Around

Wrap Around

Wraparound is emergency funding for eligible young people who were in foster care at age 16 or older or in a DCF adolescent contracted housing program between the ages of 18-21.

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