NJ 211 Community Resource Website
on NJ 211
NJ 211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects families and individuals in need of help to community resources. Areas of referral include financial assistance, emergency food and shelter assistance, affordable housing, abuse/neglect, childcare, disability, education, emergency services, employment, health/medical care, mental health, special transportation needs, substance abuse treatment
and prevention services.
NJ Children System of Care: PerformCare
1-877-652-7624 and follow the menu prompts provided for an
For a life-threatening emergency, always dial 911.
When a child is facing challenges to their functioning and well-being, finding the right services and support can be overwhelming. The NJ Children System of Care is committed to helping families access the right services for your child.
NJ Child Abuse / Neglect Hotline
1-877 NJ ABUSE
All reports of child abuse and neglect, including those occurring in institutional settings such as child care centers, schools, foster homes and residential treatment centers, must be reported to the State Central Registry (SCR). This is a toll-free,
24-hour, seven-days-a-week hotline.
Camden County Addiction Awareness Taskforce
Click here: Addiction Resource Services to visit our website or
The mission of the taskforce is to increase awareness among county residents of heroin and prescription drug abuse and the devastating effects on our community.
A Better Me – Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative
Website: A Better Me
A Better Me encourages and assists women of Camden County to improve their physical and mental wellbeing. The program provides free individual and group education with a focus on helping women become healthy throughout their lives.
Camden City Public School Enrollment
Explore your public school options by: visiting CamdenEnrollment.org;
calling 856-536-3999; or by visiting any public school in Camden.
Need help? Give us a call at
856-536-3999 or visit the
Enrollment Center, at
201 N Front St, Camden.
Looking for a great school? Camden has a new tool! Using a single application, students can apply to attend any public school in Camden, including traditional District schools, renaissance schools, and charter schools. The 2017 Camden Enrollment application opens on
February 1st and closes on March 31st.
Website: 2nd Floor
2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults (ages 10-24). We are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face at home, at school, or at play.
Spanish speaking services are available at 2NDFLOOR from 4:00-10:00 pm / 7 days a week
Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped (ASAH)
Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped (ASAH) – While providing information and referral to anyone seeking appropriate placement of individuals with special needs, ASAH also advocates for individuals with special needs and their families.
Children's Catastrophic Fund
Phone: 1-800-335-FUND (3863)
Website: Children's Catastrophic Fund
The Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund is a financial assistance program for New Jersey Families whose children have an illness or condition otherwise uncovered by insurance, State or Federal programs, or other source, such as fundraising. The Fund is intended to assist in preserving a family's ability to cope with the responsibilities, which accompany a child's significant health problems.
Although the Program maintains confidentiality of all applicants, some families were willing to help spread the word about the Fund's availability.
Contact We Care
Award-winning, volunteer-staffed, caring and crisis hotline serving New Jersey. We are the primary responder within the State of New Jersey to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Teenagers can reach a Contact We Care volunteer by texting “CWC” to 839863, Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 4-10 pm.
Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc.
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. is a private non-profit organization. We provide information, education and referral services for anyone affected by the "hidden illness" of compulsive gambling.
Crisis Text Line
TEXT “LISTEN” TO 741-741
Crisis Text Line serves young people in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust: text.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Access to Any Hotline
Videophone service for special service phones
Disaster / Mental Health
Phone: 877-294-HELP (4356)
TTY (voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)
Disaster Distress Helpline
OR TEXT "TALKWITHUS" TO 66746
The Disaster Distress Helpline is the nation's first permanent hotline dedicated to providing disaster crisis counseling. This free, confidential and multilingual, crisis support service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone and SMS to residents who are experiencing psychological distress as a result of natural or human caused disasters.
Domestic and Teen Dating Violence
English and Spanish
Domestic Violence Hotline
New Jersey domestic violence links
Phone: 800-621-FEMA (3362)
OR TTY: 800-462-7585
Disaster Assistance Registration/Helpline, including housing assistance.
La Oficina de Apoyo al DCF ayuda al Departamento
Número de Teléfono: 877-543-7864
La Oficina de Apoyo al DCF ayuda al Departamento en su misión de velar por la seguridad, permanencia y bienestar de los niños y para apoyar a las familias mediante la prestación de servicios de información, referencia y apoyo. Constituyentes con consultas, inquietudes o preguntas pueden llegar a la Oficina de Defensa llamando a un número gratuito, 1-877-543-7864, de lunes a viernes de 8:30 am a 4:30 pm
Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ)
LSNJ-LAW is a statewide legal hotline that provides information, advice and referrals to low-income residents of NJ with civil legal problems - including victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Energy assistance designed to help low income families and individuals meet home heating and medically necessary cooling costs.
UMDNJ's New 24 Hour Helpline for Parents with Special Needs Children
Mom 2 Mom is a 24 hour, 7 day a week helpline coordinated by UMDNJ-University Behavioral HealthCare. The helpline features peer support, telephone assessments, a network of referral services and support groups.
Mom2Mom Peer Support
Phone: 877-914-6662 (MOM2)
Peer support for mother's of special needs children.
Prevent Child Abuse of NJ
Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey is a nonprofit organization working to end child abuse. Our mission is to prevent child abuse in all of its forms, for all of New Jersey’s children.
Parents Anonymous of NJ
Phone: 1-800-THE-KIDS OR 1-800-843-5437
Website: PA of NJ
Free, weekly, community based peer support groups and a 24-hour/7 days Stressline dedicated to family issues
Women’s Referral Central
Family Health Line
Phone: 1-800-328-3838 or 856-728-5796 (Local Access Number)
Family Health Line provides statewide referrals to maternal/ child family health services including WIC (Women, Infants, Children), family planning, Healthstart Maternity and Healthstart Pediatrics, FAS and Prenatal Addiction services, Rape Crisis, nutrition programs, pediatric case management, immunizations, child health conferences, cancer screening programs, and Perinatal Mood Disorder (Postpartum Depression).
First Call For Help
First Call For Help provides homeless intervention and case management, emergency shelter placements, and emergency food assistance to Gloucester County Residents.
Street Outreach Services Teen Helpline
SERV Domestic Violence
Phone: Gloucester County - 1-866-295-SERV (7378) or
Cumberland County - 1-800-225-0196
SERV Domestic Violence provides support to victims of domestic violence in Gloucester and Cumberland County residents.
SERV Sexual Violence
Phone: Camden County & Gloucester County -
866-295-SERV (7378) or
Cumberland County - 1-800-225-0196
SERV Sexual Violence provides support to victims of sexual violence in Camden, Gloucester, and Cumberland County residents.