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2024-2025 NJ DCF Youth Council

Welcome to the 2024-2025 NJ DCF Youth Council. This 3rd Youth Council cohort is looking forward to making positive change for “DCF Connected” young people in New Jersey.

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DCF Connected

Find here knowledge and tools needed to thrive independently for youth currently or formerly involved with NJ DCF through the Division of Child Protection and Permanency.

Your journey starts here – explore, learn, and connect!

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Stay informed throughout your citizenship journey. Access concise and up-to-date information, legal support, and regular updates to simplify the immigration process for young individuals.

Achieve your dreams of becoming a citizen with ease and confidence.

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Congratulations NJ DCF Youth Council Graduates!

On December 20, 2023, the full council graduated to Alumni and a new Youth Council cohort will kick-off in January ’24! Members of the Youth Council have “Lived Experience” within the Dept of Children and Families.

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