Behavior Health Services

JJC's Behavior Health program provides psychiatric and psychological supportive services, evaluations, therapy and behavioral rehabilitative services to children and adolescents living within the Philadelphia county. We provide an array of therapeutic interventions and implement trauma informed evidenced based models of therapeutic practices such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Our clients come to JJC with having experienced …

Foster Care

JJC recruits, screens, trains, reimburses, and provides services and supports for foster and kinship parents for children who are in need of foster care. JJC's foster care program provides resource homes that can  temporarily provide loving, supportive care to children from birth to 21 years of age. Children are placed in our resource homes due to …

Residential Services

JJC's residential group home program services juvenile justice involved youth who are working towards reunification with family or towards self-sufficiency. JJC offers gender-specific group homes in order to provide supportive services for juvenile justice involved youth. Our youth receive educational, job readiness, life skills, and other services to enable them to successfully meet all court …

Parent Empowerment Program

JJC's Parent Empowerment Program is designed to empower parents of all ages to build their confidence and competency skills as parents. The mission of the program is to help parents recognize and respond lovingly and appropriately to their children's developmental needs at various ages and stages of child development. Our classes are designed to strengthen …

Intensive Prevention Services

Providing in-home family counseling sessions and site based programming for youth ages 13 to 18. Begun in 2011, IPS focuses on youth who are drifting into delinquency. IPS provides site based programming four times a week, in-home services, and connects and monitors youth in community service participation. A key component of IPS is the collaboration …

Home Based Detention Services

The In-Home Detention program serves youth who have been arrested for an act of delinquency and are referred through Family Court of Philadelphia. For more than 23 years, JJC has provided services for youth who have been arrested and charged with a crime who, through receiving In-Home Detention (IHD) and supportive services, connects each youth …

Workforce Development

Provides workforce development for young people who have been involved with the juvenile court system. Face Forward II: JJC is a subcontractor to Connection Training Services (CTS) of Philadelphia – the recipient of a US Department of Labor grant that provides employment, training, and support services for youth between the ages of 14-24 formerly and …

Adoption Services

JJC provides a full range of permanency services to foster parents and kinship parents and pre-adoptive parents who are seeking permanency for children placed in their care. JJC's Department of Permanency Planning (DOPP) has been facilitating child adoptions since 1994 through the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) to provide adoption, legal custodianship, and pre …