Resource directory for families and children in Monmouth County.
40 Developmental Assets For Adolescents
Search Institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development—known as Developmental Assets—that help young children grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.
Arts, Recreation, & Social
Monmouth County Parks System
The Monmouth County Park System is committed to improving the quality of the life of the citizens of Monmouth County by providing park and recreation areas, facilities, programs, and services of the highest quality and to furnishing these recreational opportunities in the most effective, efficient, and economical manner possible.
Basic Needs & Assistance
Federal Assistance Programs
Contains information to help you improve your health, the health of your loved ones, and to assist those who need help with daily life.
Brookdale Community College, Office Of Disability Services And Programs
The Disability Services Office, in compliance with federal and state laws, ensures that no qualified student with a disability be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of services, programs or activities of Brookdale Community College.
NJ Department Of Education – Monmouth County
Contains names of superintendents, business administrators, special education coordinators and HIB coordinators.
Special Education Law Center
For over 10 years, ELC has been at the forefront of special education advocacy in New Jersey. ELC has impacted the lives of thousands of students with disabilities through systemic litigation, individual advocacy, legislative work, parent and attorney trainings, know-your-rights publications, and coalition building.
The Right To Special Education In NJ
A guide for advocates.
NJ Parent Link
Childhood development and concerns about your child’s behavior
Health & Wellness
Adolescent Health Topics
Adolescent health spans many areas, from mental and physical health to healthy relationships. The choices made and behaviors adopted during these years affect adolescents’ overall wellbeing and, potentially, their health throughout their lives. OAH currently monitors five areas of adolescent health: reproductive health, mental health, physical health, substance abuse, and relationships.
Mental Health And Substance Use Disorders
Many juvenile justice systems across the country are overwhelmed by the number of young people suffering from behavioral health problems—meaning mental health disorders, substance use problems, or both. When these systems are not adequately equipped to deal with these youth, their problems—and their behavior—can get worse.
Legal & Advocacy
Monmouth County Juvenile Court
Monmouth County Family Division is dedicated towards resolving disputes, assuring the rights of litigants, acting in the best interest of our children and accommodating the needs of the community to the best of our ability.