Wall Youth Center
A Department of the Wall Township Municipal Services
1824 South M Street, Wall, NJ 07719
Voice (732) 681-1375, Fax (732) 681-7512
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CALENDAR and the list of ACTIVITIES for this month!
The Wall Youth Center is always busy with activities, games, trips and fun.
You must sign up for all trips and other designated activities! We must have at least 6 people to go on trips. Please sign up as soon as possible if youd like to participate.
LOCATION, PURPOSE • The Wall Youth Center & Community Services is the social services department of Wall Township. It is located at 1824 South M Street. Founded in 1978 as a teen drop-in center, the department now provides programs to meet the needs of both young people and their families. The department offers a full range of counseling, education and therapeutic recreation services.
COUNSELING SERVICES • Available on an outpatient basis to individuals, groups and families experiencing difficulties with drug and alcohol abuse, social problems, delinquency or any issue facing youth and families today. This full array of services is available to Wall Township residents. People residing outside of Wall are eligible for substance abuse and prevention services. • People seeking counseling services can phone or walk in. Strictly confidential and private. Minimal fees based on a sliding scale. Counseling services available five days a week, Monday through Friday. Wall Youth Center & Community Services is licensed by the NJ Department of Health as an outpatient treatment program.
EDUCATION PROGRAMS • In-School Services: Provide prevention programs for elementary and secondary students. Available to faculties and administrations to assist in curriculum development, topical presentations and crisis intervention. • Community Education: Wall Youth Center & Community Services can provide a full array of family oriented presentations to PTA's, social organizations and community groups. The program also provides parent education and support services. • Fees for all educational services are negotiable.
THERAPEUTIC RECREATION • On-site supervised recreational programs include: billiards, ping-pong, video games, table games, drama club, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor sports. Recreation for counseling clients is part of the treatment program. Special recreational programs include trips to cultural and sporting events, fishing, camping, and wilderness challenge weekends.
Executive Director: Patti Mariconda, MA, LCADC
Counselor: Lisa Clouse, LSW, LCADC
Recreation Supervisor: Leah Wehner, BS
Alliance Coordinator: Kristin Meyler, BS
Secretary: Mary Ann Fagan
Wall Township Community Relations/Community Alliance Committee:
Chairperson: Mary Lynn Morris
Co-Chairperson: Jo Schloeder
Secretary: Mary Lou Ogle
Township of Wall
Monmouth County Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services