School Based Youth Services

Herb Woodard, BA, MA

Program Director

856-299-6300 x3303

Angelia Kelly

Administrative Assistant

856-299-6300 x3301

Julisa Fabian

Mental Health Counselor

856 299 6300 x3302

Viancy Morales, BA

Youth Development Specilist

856-299-6300 x3304


Penns Grove High School (PGHS) was awarded through the State of NJ Dept. Of Children and Families in March of 2015; the School Based Youth Services (SBYSP) grant-funded program.

The SBYSP is an invaluable resource for the Students and Families of PGHS and their community.  The NJ SBYSP Network of Schools that benefit from the program can be found in approximately 92 Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and/or High Schools. School-Based programs in NJ have over 30 years of experience.

The School Based Youth Services Program (SBYSP) is located in host schools and coordinates with existing resources in the community.  All PGHS students are eligible to participate and services are provided before, during and after school.  SBYSP services include: mental health counseling; employment counseling; substance abuse education/prevention; preventive health awareness including pregnancy prevention; primary medical linkages; learning support; healthy youth development; recreation; and information/referral.

Together with PG-CP Regional School District the SBYSP seeks to build empathy and inspire a school-wide movement of compassion and positive change.  The SBYSP can help address issues through a combination of healthy youth development services that are available to all students for FREE.

Services include non-clinical Individual/group, anger management, bullying, crisis Intervention/counseling, depression, Grief and Loss, Health & Wellness, Negative Judgements, Pregnancy Prevention, Recreation/Fun, Relationship Management, Social Skills, Substance Use Prevention, Suicide Prevention, Violence Prevention, etc.  

If your student would like to become a member of the SBYSP please complete the Consent and Referral forms below and email it to the Program Director at or have your student bring the signed forms to Rm 33. Thank you.