OFFICE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT (OPM)
OPM provides managerial and administrative support to youth services subdivisions,
including program management, monitoring and evaluation of services for quality,
efficiency and effectiveness. The Office manages special projects designed to create
and sustain partnerships between government, non-profit and corporate sectors that
result in programs and services that prevent delinquency, strengthen families and
provide for safer communities.
YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU
A community-based social service agency that provides individual and group
counseling, 24/7 family crisis intervention and referral services, family court services
to monitor youth offenders, delinquency prevention and youth development
programming through funding provided by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
YOUTH SERVICES COMMISSION
A state-funded committee with representatives from county and state juvenile
justice stakeholders and community-based agencies responsible for planning and
monitoring county delinquency prevention programs and services for youth charged
or adjudicated as delinquent or those youth at-risk of involvement in the juvenile
UNION COUNTY JUVENILE EXPEDITING TEAM (UJET)
UJET members represent state and county agency staff serving youth and families
that volunteer their time weekly to review cases involving youth in custody and
shelter care. UJET provides the family court with recommendations that reduce
the length of stay for youth in custody and improve client outcomes. In 2008, UJET
was recognized by the US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) as a Best Practices Model.
TeamWorks is the Division’s graphic design unit that works in collaboration with
public service organizations, non-profits and government agencies. TeamWorks
designs print materials that offer solution to client organizations seeking to increase
client activity, build organizational identity, or provide information about programs
and services to the community and funding sources.