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For Immediate Release

Thursday, 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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