The Youth Based Services Program is designated to provide Harrison/East Newark students, ages 13 - 19, and their families with a variety of voluntary, free and confidential services. The goal of the program is to help teens maintain a good physical and mental health. Parental permission with a written consent form is required.

The School Based Youth Services Program is funded by a grant from the Department of Children and Families, Division of Prevention and Community Partnerships, Office of Special Linking Services, and is administered through the Harrison Public Schools.


  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Group Discussions
  • Academic Services
  • Student Employment Orientation
  • Preventative Health Services
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Psychiatric Referral Services
  • Recreation Programs
  • Recreational Outings


  • ESL Beginners Group
  • ESL Intermediate Group
  • Female Empowerment Group
  • Girls Group
  • Boys Group
  • Bereavement Group
  • Walking for Wellness Group

Program Staff

Maria Rebelo. MSW, LCSW. Program Director
[email protected]
973 482 5050 ext. 1630

Johanny Villalobos. MSW, LSW. Mental Health Counselor
[email protected]
973 482 5050 ext. 1629

Silvia Hochreiner. MSW, LSW. Youth Development Specialist
[email protected]
973 482 5050 ext. 1632

Celia Mariano, Administrative Assistant
[email protected]

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