Family Wellness Program
Children at Risk: Resources and Interventions

What is it?

The Family Wellness Program, funded by a September 11th recovery grant from the American Red Cross Liberty Disaster Relief Fund, offers NJ families affected by September 11th free, confidential, home based services. Services, provided by skilled Clinicians and Advanced Mentors, assist families with the challenges they are facing now - five years later. Services will be offered through December 2006. Participation is limited to fifty families in Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Union, Somerset, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties.

Who is eligible?

Services are offered to any child and/or family member living in Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Union, Somerset, Middlesex and Monmouth County that was indirectly or directly impacted by September 11th including:

  • Children/Families of first responders
  • Children/Families of survivors
  • Children/Families who lost a loved friend or relative
  • Children/Families that were negatively impacted by September 11th

For more information…

Visit the bottom of the UBHC website for our brochure and referral form:

  • http://ubhcweb/ubhcweb_internal/clinicalsupports/index.htm

Call or email Karen Murphy, LCSW:
CARRI – September 11 Family Wellness Program
732 235-5662
murphykl@umdnj.edu