The Division of Intergenerational Services serves the needs of families, youth, disabled individuals and senior citizens. Caring professionals are available to provide assessment, guidance, counseling, and information and referral. Individual case management insures a personal connection with our residents to insure that their needs are met.
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Department of Human Services

Division of Intergenerational Services

News Item

For Immediate Release

September 16, 2021

Help Manage Truancy Issues with Family Crisis Intervention

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted individuals and families in a variety of ways. Families who are experiencing serious difficulties in managing the behavior of children 10-17 years old for whom they are responsible, including truancy issues, can seek assistance through the Atlantic County Juvenile/Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU).

FCIU is a legally mandated program that is available 24-hours to intercede in family conflicts and help strengthen the family unit. Its services include short-term crisis stabilization, family assessment and referrals to appropriate community-based services.
FCIU staff is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM, by phone and/or via virtual meetings to help de-escalate and resolve family conflicts.
For further assistance, please call (609) 645-5861, which is available 24/7. You may also send an email to: or send a Fax to: (609) 594-3752. Referral forms are available online at:


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