For more than 45 years dedicated to building healthy families & communities
The Center Vision...
To develop the capacities of adults and children to sustain healthy lifestyles by providing services designed to foster addiction-free lives, emotional wellness, financial stability and safe communities
The Center Mission...
To promote health, hope and recovery among all people by fostering a community in which individuals and families thrive
The Center Strategies...
Use proven prevention strategies in all education program
Provide client-centered counseling
Network with other service providers
Be involved in the Sussex County community by maintaining active committee memberships
Maintain an extensive Multimedia Resource Center
Provide ongoing staff education
Maintain a full range of no cost services through grant and foundation funding, and to charge reasonable rates for services not funded by grants
The Center Operating Principles...
Have respect for clients and each other
Have respect for the guiding principles of recovery honoring multiple pathways
Honor personal and professional boundaries
Maintain professionalism in dress, attitude and speech
Be on time for meetings and appointments
Be loyal to one's commitments
The Center Values...
Faith...in each other and our collective potential
Integrity...what we say we will do, we will do
Resourcefulness...creatively uncovering opportunities and solving problems
Sense of urgency...recognizing our need to make a difference every day
Teamwork...leveraging our individual talents to produce positive results
Client focus... discovering, understanding and meeting client needs
Helpful attitude...bringing a "how can I help?" attitude to everything we do
Open communication...ensuring open, honest and timely communication
Innovative thinking... maximizing program effectiveness
Cooperating spirit... having an unfailing desire to be the best at what we do
Exceptional personal and professional growth...empowering all our colleagues
The Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency located in Newton, NJ. Our mission, since 1973, has been to promote hope, health and recovery among all people by creating an environment that is safe and free from the effects of substance use and addiction. The Center provides substance use prevention, evaluation, counseling and recovery support services to Sussex County children, teens, adults and families regardless of cultural background, socioeconomic status, age, gender or sexual orientation.