Category: Additional Services

Ocean County Resource Navigator

Services Navigator

Free service to assist Ocean County students/families experiencing homelessness navigate the process of finding stable housing and linking to needed community resources. We are currently accepting referrals for any students experiencing homelessness. School staff, students, family members, and other agencies can refer.


Connections - Social Skills Group Now Enrolling!

Connections is a group for youth between 10-21 years old with any Intellectual and/or Development Disability diagnosis. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 5-6pm. The group focuses on relationship and social skill building, general social interactions, physical wellness, and emotional wellness.

To register your child and complete consents, please use the link below:

Please direct any inquiries to either Lead Facilitator:
Liz Menges, 732-202-1585 ext. 161,
Melinda Santiago, 732-202-1585, ext. 164,

Girl Empowerment Group

Girls Empowerment Group

Groups for girls ages 9-12 years old and 13-17 years old starting 3/14/2023 – 4/25/2023, Tuesdays 4:30-6pm. The groups are both FREE and CONFIDENTIAL fostering friendship, fun activities, and healthy self esteem. To register, fill out the OPC Youth Group Registration and Participation Consent Form and a Facilitator from Ocean Partnership Girls Empowerment Group will reach out to you to verify registration information.

Grupos para niñas de 9 a 12 años y de 13 a 17 años a partir del 25/10/2022 al 6/12/2022, los martes de 4:30 a 6 p.m. Los grupos son GRATUITOS y CONFIDENCIALES. que fomenta la amistad, actividades divertidas y una autoestima saludable. Para registrarse, complete el Formulario de consentimiento de participación y registro de grupos juveniles de OPC y un facilitador de Ocean Partnership Girls Empowerment Group se comunicará con usted para verificar la información de registro. Folleto espanol

Your Authentic Self (YAS)

Your Authentic Self Too & Teen

Your Authentic Self “YAS” Support Group Informed Consent for Participation

PFLAG Jersey Shore collaborates with Ocean Partnership for Children (OPC) to provide the YAS, Too for children ages 8-12 & YAS, Teen for teens ages 13-18. YAS is hosted in partnership with PFLAG Jersey Shore and Ocean County Family Support Organization for parents and youth to receive support in a safe and welcoming environment. Youth will attend the “Your Authentic Self Group” while parents attend the PFLAG Jersey Shore Group simultaneously. For more information contact: