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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Family Crisis Intervention

Families who are experiencing serious difficulties in managing the behavior of children 10-17 years old for whom they are responsible 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, case management, treatment planning and referrals to appropriate community-based services.

FCIU is available to meet in-person by appointment with youth and their families in its Northfield office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM.

For assistance, please call (609) 645-5861. 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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