Division of Child Protection and Permanency 

Office of Adolescent Services
The mission of the DCF Office of Adolescent Services (OAS) is to support adolescents in the transition to adulthood to achieve economic self sufficiency, interdependence, and engage in healthy life-styles by:
  1. Ensuring that services provided through the Department of Children and Families are coordinated, effective, meet best practice standards, are youth driven, and adapt to the needs of families and communities,
  2. Developing linkages with other service providers in order to create a more equitable and seamless service system, and
  3. Providing leadership and policy development in the field of adolescent services.

Accredited NJ Career and Technical Institutions

This data set provides a list of accredited Career and Technical Institutions located in New Jersey. This list can be used by the public to verify if a career or technical school of interest accepts Federal Funding to assist with Career and Technical educational services. This data was pulled from the US. department of Education database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and programs and filtered to represent institutions located in NJ. Youth involved with the NJ Foster Care Scholars program and youth transitioning into higher education can access this data within the Financial Aid and Education Resource Guide, implemented by Embrella through Division of Children and Family Chaffee ETV funded, NJ Foster Care Scholars program and distributed to the community.
Count By Town
This graph gives a very clear vision of how many Institutions are in different town. Clicking on one town will show all the Institutions name and other information. You can search by town by adding a filter on this graph on the fly. 
 Explore the map to find Accredited NJ Career and Technical Institutions.

This map shows all the technical institutions locations. This is very user-friendly way to search for any institution. By hovering over the mouse on location point, it will display the Name, Town and Phone number for that institution.  

Financial Aid & Education Resource Guide

The Financial Aid and Education Resource Guide contains valuable information on federal and New Jersey state financial aid resources, information on applying for scholarships, as well as a list of available scholarships and college planning resources.
Access through the DCF NJ Youth Resource Spot website https://www.nj.gov/njyrs/education