Alternative care center for inner-city adolescents

The Foundation's program, New Jersey Health Initiatives, was designed to support projects in New Jersey that develop new approaches to resolving the state's health care needs, focusing on the Foundation's goal areas.This project seeks to reduce the dysfunctional behaviors of inner-city youth through the development of a multi-service program for adolescents modeled after The Door in New York City. Project goals are to improve health status and to decrease rates of pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, drug abuse, suicide and destructive behaviors. Services will include primary health care, individual and group mental health services; legal, educational and job counselling; tutorial programs; and recreational activities. The objective is to have an individual treatment program developed and implemented by a primary counsellor for each of roughly 720 teens -- 200 males and 520 females.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $476,351.00

Awarded on: 1/3/1989

Time frame: 1/1/1989 - 1/31/1992

Grant Number: 14488


Passaic County Committee for Planned Parenthood, Inc.

171-175 Market Street
Paterson, 07505-1701

Kay S. Kennedy
Project Director