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Falcon's Lounge

Falcons' Lounge

The School Based Youth Services Program Falcons’ Lounge is a collaborative project of Manchester Regional High School and Care Plus NJ, Inc. that is dedicated to the provision of a comprehensive support system for MRHS students, their families and the larger school community. The SBYSP Falcons’ Lounge is open and available to support all Manchester families this summer to offer assistance in accessing resources including food, employment, housing and mental health. The SBYSP Falcons’ Lounge staff is available throughout the summer, Monday through Friday 9am-5pm and can be reached by phone at 732-470-0218 or 201-421-8306. If you would like to make a referral for mental health services with the SBYSP Falcons’ Lounge for an MRHS student, please complete this electronic referral form. The SBYSP Falcons’ Lounge program is funded by the NJ Department of Children & Families.

What is Falcons' Lounge?

FALCONS’ LOUNGE
School Based Youth Services Program
Room S-3

About Us:
Falcons’ Lounge, a collaborative project of Manchester Regional High School and Care Plus NJ, Inc., is dedicated to the provision of a comprehensive support system for MRHS students, their families and the larger school community. Falcons' Lounge will provide quality recreational, therapeutic and educational opportunities focused on the enhancement of students’ social, emotional and physical well being throughout their high school experience. Falcons’ Lounge is funded by the NJ Department of Children & Families.

Care Plus NJ, Inc.
Care Plus NJ, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive, recovery-focused integrated primary care, mental health care, and substance abuse rehabilitation services in 49 sites throughout Northern New Jersey.  Care Plus NJ is dedicated to excellence in mental health care and has commitment to life-long support needed by individuals and their families to ensure that they achieve their full potential to improve the quality of their lives. 

Staff
The staff at Falcons’ Lounge is employed by Care Plus NJ, Inc. Each member of our team is dedicated to working with adolescents and their families. We are easily accessible by visiting Falcons’ Lounge Room S-3 at Manchester Regional High School or by calling (732) 470-0218 (this is a temporary line being used during COVID-19 closure).

Eligibility
Falcons’ Lounge services are open to all Manchester Regional High School students on a “drop in” basis. The program is marketed to all students and their parents via direct contact, mailings and special events. A signed permission slip is required for students under the age of 18 to participate in the services offered at Falcons’ Lounge.  You may download and print the permission slip form available on the right side of this page.  

Cost
There is no cost for any of our services, groups, or programs as long as the student(s) is enrolled in Manchester Regional High School. There is also no charge for any of our field trips or other activities unless otherwise noted.
 
Counseling
If you are a parent and believe your child may benefit from some support you can contact us directly using any number listed on this page.  If you are a school staff member/faculty and would like to refer a student, you can print and complete the counseling referral form located on the right side of this page and leave it at the Falcons' Lounge mailbox or email the form to michelledefreitas@mrhs.net.  
   
Para información en Español por favor de comunicarse con 
Michelle Defreitas al (732)-470-0218 (esta es una línea temporal durante la cuarentena).