DCF Office of Education

DCF Office of Education


The Office of Education (OOE) provides intensive 12 month educational services and support to children and young adults ages 3 through 21. The severity or uniqueness of their needs requires removal from the public school setting for a period of time. A successful return to school and participation in community life are goals for all OOE students.


For more information:  http://www.nj.gov/dcf/about/divisions/oe/


Office of Education

Related Links

DCF Educational Services

School Program Directory

DCF Regional Schools’ Anti-Bullying Specialists

DCF Regional Schools – Lead Water Test Reports

The mission of the DCF Office of Adolescent Services (OAS) is to support adolescents in the transition to adulthood to achieve economic self-sufficiency, interdependence, and engage in healthy life-styles by:


1.Ensuring that services provided through the Department of Children and Families are coordinated, effective, meet best practice standards, are youth driven, and adapt to the needs of families and communities,

2.Developing linkages with other service providers in order to create a more equitable and seamless service system, and

3.Providing leadership and policy development in the field of adolescent services


Please contact the DCP&P caseworker assigned to the youth for services provided by the Office of Adolescent Services.


For More Information:  http://www.nj.gov/dcf/about/divisions/oas/


Local Division of Child Protection and Permanency

The State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) have 2 Local Offices in Burlington County.

The Burlington East Local Office is located at:

100 Lucas Drive, Lumberton, NJ 08048

Main Phone number (609) 265-6900 or toll free (866) 663-1331

Fax: (609) 261-5757

Local Office Manager – Maryann Furphy

Resource Development Specialist and Education Stability Liaison-Claudia Azille


The Burlington West Local Office is located at:


200 Campbell Drive Suite 100 Willingboro, NJ 08046

Main Phone Number (609) 880-9300 or toll free (800) 847-1753

Fax: (609) 880-0310

Local Office Manager – Phyllis Palmer

Resource Development Specialist and Educational Stability Liaison-Safa Simmons


The Division of Child Protection and Permanency is New Jersey’s child protection and child welfare agency within the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and support families. DCP&P is responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect and, if necessary, arranging for the child’s protection and the family’s treatment. The Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Registry) receives reports of child abuse and neglect 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.  Reports requiring a field response are forwarded to the DCP&P Local Office who investigates.


To report incidents of Child Abuse and Neglect please call:


1-877 NJ ABUSE (1-877-652-2873).  For more Information http://www.nj.gov/dcf/reporting/how/index.html


To contact a Division’s Office Education Liaison