Support. Structure. Stability

Our Programs

Creating programs that offer youths a nurturing, safe environment to heal, learn and grow towards a brighter future. Our youth face numerous challenges. LifeTies works with adolescents to manage and overcome the effects of physical, emotional and sexual abuse.

  • Triad House

    A 24-hour residential group home for youth aged 16-21. Triad House specializes in working with youth who identify as LGBTQ; and fosters an environment that is open and accepting of all youth.

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  • Rainbow House

    Rainbow House specializes in working with youth suffering from chronic health conditions. Started as the first group home in the nation for adolescents with HIV/AIDS and their children.

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  • Mary’s Place

    Mary’s Place is a supportive housing program for aging-out youth (male and female) ages 18-21. The program provides a myriad of support services aimed at empowering our residents and providing a safe and secure environment to grow into self-sufficient adults.

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  • T.I.L.T Mentoring

    T.I.L.T. (Teenage Independent Living Training) Mentoring goal is to provide a caring adult in youth’s life who are living in our group homes, supportive housing units and in the community.

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  • Clinical services

    The LifeTies Clinical Department is run by our Director of Clinical Services, team of Residential Therapists, Social Service Coordinators and clinical interns.

    Our current clinical staff have expertise in the following areas: residential care, trauma, working with chronic medical conditions, LGBTQ+. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Grief/Loss Issues as well as with the specific diagnoses.

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Want to make a Youth Referral?

(Triad & Rainbow Houses are accepting referrals!)

All referrals will go through PerformCare's YouthLink. You can contact PerformCare to gain access to YouthLink via the number below.

(877) 652-7624

www.performcarenj.org

Questions? We would gladly accept questions regarding referrals, additional information and requests for presentation of services provided by LifeTies, Inc. by contacting the following:

  • Vivian Harmon, LSW

    Director of Group Home Services

    Triad: (609) 771-4221

    Rainbow:(609) 394-6747

    vharmon@lifeties.org
  • Emily Mattek, LCSW

    Clinical Services Director

    Clinical Services

    Phone: (609) 882-4485

    emattek@lifeties.org
  • Robin Wilkins, MSW

    Director of T.I.L.T. & Mary’s Place

    (609) 671-0040

    rwilkins@lifeties.org