Gloucester County DCP&P Lawyers
Handling DYFS Cases in Woodbury, New Jersey
The Division of Child Protection and Permanency (“DCP&P”), formerly known as the Division of Youth and Family Services (“DYFS”) has two local offices in Gloucester County: the Gloucester East Local Office in Sewell and the Gloucester West Local Office in West Deptford. Regardless of which DCP&P local office you are dealing with in Gloucester County, the knowledgeable DCP&P defense attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm are ready to manage the stressful situation. Whether you are being investigated by DCP&P, if DYFS took custody of your children and filed a complaint against you in Gloucester County Family Court, or if you have already been substantiated for abuse or neglect and you want to appeal the finding, the Gloucester County DCP&P defense attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm are ready to help you get DYFS out of your family’s life as soon as possible. Contact our office now for a free initial consultation at (908)-356-6900.
GLOUCESTER COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Child abuse, neglect, guardianship and child welfare cases in Gloucester County will be heard at the Gloucester County Superior Court. The Gloucester County Superior Court is located at 1 North Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be contacted at 856-853-3200. Click here for more information regarding the Gloucester County Superior Court. For directions to the Gloucester County Superior Court, click here.
GLOUCESTER FAMILY DIVISION – CHILDREN IN COURT UNIT
Any DCP&P matters in Gloucester County Superior Court will be handled by a Judge who sits in the Family Part of the Chancery Division of the Gloucester County Superior Court. The Presiding Judge of the Gloucester County Family Part, which is part of the Cumberland/Gloucester/Salem Vicinage is the Honorable Harold U. Johnson, Jr., P.J.Fp. The Gloucester County Family Part also has a Children in Court Unit with staff dedicated to child welfare, abuse, neglect, and guardianship cases that can be contacted at 856-686-7425. Click here for more information on the Gloucester County Family Division.
DCP&P LOCAL OFFICES IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
There are two DCP&P local offices in Gloucester County: the Gloucester East Local Office, 309 Fries Mill Road, Echo Plaza Unit 10, Sewell, NJ 08080, phone: 856-582-1238; and the Gloucester West Local Office, 215 Crown Point Road, West Deptford, NJ 08086, phone: 856-853-5525. For more information on the DCP&P local offices in Gloucester County, click here.
FAMILY RESOURCES IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Admitting you need help can often be very difficult; however, getting help now may be the key to getting DCP&P out of your family’s life. Whether the Division is involved with your family because of allegations of substance abuse or other parenting issues, there are many resources and family support services including counseling, therapy, and parenting education available to parents in Gloucester County from the Woodbury Family Success Center, 21 Delaware Street Woodbury, NJ 08096, phone: 856-848-7150; and the Glassboro Family Success Center, 110 East High Street Glassboro, NJ 08028, phone: 856-347-4338. In addition to the family success center in Gloucester County, the New Jersey Parent Link has valuable information for parents regarding health and wellness, developmental and behavioral health, parenting education and family support services.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Parents in Gloucester County who need substance abuse treatment can contact the Southwest Council, Inc. 550 Bridgeton Pike, Suite 3 & 4, Mantua, NJ 08051, phone: 856-494-4950. In addition to the substance abuse services in Gloucester County, the New Jersey Prevention Network focuses on providing substance abuse and addiction services throughout the State of New Jersey. If you need immediate help for a substance abuse issue, you can dial the confidential Addictions Hotline 24/7 at 1-844-276-2777 which provides information and referrals to substance abuse treatment agencies statewide.