Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children belongs to several state and national organizations. Click on the logos below to find out more about these organizations.
New Jersey Alliance for Children, Youth and Families
The New Jersey Alliance is a membership organization which represents agencies serving "at risk" abused, neglected or otherwise vulnerable children living in group homes, residential treatment centers, shelters or specialized foster care settings. NJACYF provides advocacy on behalf of its members and the children they serve to the state legislature, the Department of Children, Youth and Families. This advocacy includes issues of rate setting, licensing regulations and development of appropriate, quality services for the children and youth of New Jersey who are unable to live at home and require out-of-home settings. The NJACYF website is http://www.njacyf.org.
Alliance for Children & Families
The Alliance is a membership association that provides a variety of services to private nonprofit human service organizations throughout the United States and Canada. Alliance members are organizations dedicated to serving and advocating for children, families, older adults, and communities.
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), which represents more than 30,000 members in 200 chapters throughout the world, advances philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. AFP fosters the professional development of fundraising professionals and promotes ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
The New Jersey chapter of AFP, one of the largest chapters, is an individual member association that advances philanthropy through education, training and advocacy across the state. We base our programs and services on research, experience and the highest code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice.
Council on Accreditation
Somerset Home is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services. COA accreditation is the result of a rigorous review process and attests that an organization meets the highest national standards and is delivering the best quality services to the community it serves. http://www.coanet.org.