Youth Shelter



Bedroom for a female available in a two-bedroom apartment shared with a roommate in Linden. Residential staff are on site 24/7 and receive advanced...

Union County Youth Shelter

The Union County Youth Shelter offers 30-day temporary placement for youth ages 13-18 referred by the Family Crisis Intervention Unit, the Juvenile Justice Intake Unit, and Union County Family and Juvenile Criminal Courts.

UC Youth Shelter Provides

  • Life skills group classes.
  • Self-care and daily living skills training.
  • Individual sessions with trained staff.
  • Nutrition education.
  • On-site classroom with NJ certified teacher.
  • Daily recreation & weekly special events.
  • Referrals to community resources.
  • Therapeutic assessments upon request.
  • Medical follow up & medication monitoring.
  • Vocational training.
  • Supervised completion of court-assigned community service hours.
  • Connection to family support services.
  • Transportation to appointments.
  • Assistance at probation and court appearances.

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The Union County Youth Shelter is funded by the Union County Department of Human Services.

Contact Us

908-413-4261 (24-hour access)

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