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Nearly 1000 Youth Face Losing Community-Based Services that Keep them Out of Placement

Nearly 1000 Youth Face Losing Community-Based Services that Keep them Out of Placement

  • 9/8/2020 8:16:00 AM
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Nearly 1000 New Jersey youth will lose their Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. services if proposed cuts by DCF are accepted by Governor Phil Murphy. For four decades, the state has relied on the nonprofit and its evidence-based intensive, in-home, wraparound advocacy model to keep youth with their families or stable in resource foster homes as an alternative to out-of-home placements and youth prison.Like other New Jersey nonprofits, YAP, which operates in all 21 New Jersey counties, was hit ...
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YAP's Response to COVID-19

  • 9/1/2020 10:30:00 AM
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YAP has been closely monitoring The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance to inform our practices and ensure that we are taking appropriate precautions to keep our staff and families safe and healthy during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Some steps we have taken include Developed a Coronavirus Contingency Plan and other resources to assist staff in following recommended guidance Educated staff and families about the virus and how to stay safe   Convened an Emergenc...
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