First Children Services is an approved provider by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families to provide Intensive In-Community Services.  Our Behavioral Health Treatment Services (BHTS) division provides effective behavioral health evaluations and treatment to youth throughout New Jersey.  Our services are accessible, accountable, and efficient.

Accessible Services 

First Children has created an unparalleled statewide fabric of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals. Our intensive in-community services staff represents the best that NJ has to offer and have the training and experience to work effectively with children and families with the most challenging of situations.

Accountable Services

First Children staff is thoroughly screened, trained, certified and as required, licensed. Excellence in communication with families and caregivers, physicians, referral sources, and payers is a hallmark of our services.  Real time data collection and monitoring of progress by experienced supervisors assures that the youths’ needs are paramount and outcomes are achieved. Families and caregivers are seen as intrinsic members of the treatment team and their satisfaction and approval are #1.

Efficient Services 

Remaining focused on outcomes means that First Children’s services produce meaningful results in less time and less cost than other providers.  We use state of the art technology for scheduling, monitoring progress and we are in a position to respond quickly and effectively to changes in client situations, including crises. First Children Services is an approved provider by the New Jersey  Department of Children and Families and the New Jersey Department of Education.

First Children Services also provides Intensive In-Home (IIH) services throughout the state and we operate a DCF approved summer camp, Camp Discovery, for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

For referrals, please call (888) 966-0746  or email