Center for Great Expectations
The Center's residential program serves homeless, pregnant adolescents and their babies at Katy's Place and homeless, pregnant adult women and their children throughout New Jersey. The adolescents and young women are referred through DYFS, the Drug Court System, clergy and other social service agencies. The Center provides a safe place to complete a healthy pregnancy and treatment for mental health, psychiatric, and substance abuse problems. The program has a particular focus on the impact of physical and emotional trauma. The center also provides outpatient programs that helps its clients achieve positive growth and become independent and self-sufficient contributing members of society.