Strive for Independence (Care Plus NJ)

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Strive for Independence (Care Plus NJ)

A dynamic supportive housing program servicing homeless youth that are aging out of the Children’s System of Care. This program serves males and females ages 18-21 and is designed to develop life skills and strengths to help youth reach their full potential.

Program Goal

To empower youth by providing the tools and resources needed to integrate into the community as independent, self-sufficient adults.

Specialized Services

  • Life-Skill Evaluation and Training
  • Secure Access to Transportation
  • Money Management
  • Self-Care
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Housekeeping

Service Linkages

  • College Preparation
  • Job Training and Coaching
  • Driving Instruction
  • Mentoring
  • Mental and Physical Care
  • Long-Term Housing
  • Wraparound Assistance
Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Family & Support Services
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Crisis / Safety
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Payment Options
  • Medicare
  • System of Care (CSOCI Medicaid / FlexFunds)

Last Updated: 05/16/24