Resource Directory: Hotline

Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.

This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

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2ndFLOOR Youth Helpline

Helpline and online forum for New Jersey's youth and young adults (10-24)

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888-222-2228
Phone: 888-222-2228
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: For hearing impaired callers, 2NDFLOOR can be reached at the following TTY number: 732-264-1703.

Brain Injury Alliance of NJ

Support, advocacy, care management, and info for those impacted by Brain Injury

825 Georges Rd., 2nd floor
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Phone: 2018512153
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call Helpline

Bridgeway Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)

For Somerset County residents - mobile mental health urgent care, crisis intervention, and stabilization services

908-526-4100
282 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-526-4100
In Person / Virtual: High risk assessments in person. All others are tele-health

Caring Contact Hotline

Volunteer-staffed caring and crisis hotline, providing support on mental health

(908)-232-2880
P.O. Box 2376
Westfield, NJ 07091
Phone: (908)-232-2880
How to Pay: Free

Children’s System of Care Hotline

Info on services for children and teens with emotional and behavioral health care challenges, and their families

1-877-652-7624
Phone: 1-877-652-7624
How to Pay: Free

Disaster Distress Helpline by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Crisis counseling for people in emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster

1-800-985-5990
Phone: 1-800-985-5990
How to Pay: Free

Family Health Line from NJ Department of Health

Information and referrals for health screening and treatment including reproductive health and pregnancy, vaccines, cancer, etc.

1-800-328-3838
Phone: 1-800-328-3838
How to Pay: Free

Family Helpline

Volunteers of Parents Anonymous provide supportive listening about parenting, and resource

1-800-843-5437
Phone: 1-800-843-5437
How to Pay: Free

Homeless Hotline/S.O.S. – Board of Social Services

Short-term financial assistance for obtaining immediate housing for houseless individuals

Hotline for after-hours emergency assistance to obtain temporary housing/shelter: 1-800-287-3607
Phone: Hotline for after-hours emergency assistance to obtain temporary housing/shelter: 1-800-287-3607
How to Pay: Free

JBWS – For Morris County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Morris County residents (survivors and witnesses)

P.O. Box 1437
Morristown, NJ 07962
Phone: 1-877-782-2873
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call, deaf/hard of hearing can text 973-314-4192

Legal Services of New Jersey Hotline

Hotline that provides legal advice, information, and referral to low-income NJ residents in civil legal matters

1-888-576-5529
P.O Box 1357
Edison, NJ 08818
Phone: 1-888-576-5529
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free and confidential for people who need legal assistance but are unable to afford an attorney.
Expected Wait Time: Fill out online quesstionnaire for possible shorter wait time
How to Access: Call or take online questionnaire

Manavi for South Asian Women

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women

P.O Box 3103
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Phone: 732-435-1414
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NJ

Online weekly support groups for people affected by mental illness and their families

1562 US-130
North Brunswick Township, NJ 08092
In Person / Virtual: Virtual

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Helps find missing children

800-843-5678
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: 800-843-5678
How to Pay: Free

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline

The 24/7 National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline offers safe, confidential advocacy services for Deaf survivors and service providers through email, live chat, and video phone

1-855-812-1001
Phone: 1-855-812-1001
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call

National Domestic Violence Hotline

A 24/7 call or text national hotline and website with articles, info, and safety planning tools

1-800-799-7233
Phone: 1-800-799-7233
How to Pay: Free and confidential
How to Access: Call, online chat, or text "START" to 88788

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Supportive listening and crisis support for people who have experienced sexual violence, or their loved ones

1-800-656-4673 or online live chat
Phone: 1-800-656-4673 or online live chat
How to Pay: Free and confidential

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call or live chat: free and confidential support for people in distress or their loved ones. Prevention and crisis resources on website

1-800-273-8255 with a specialized Crisis Line for Veterans (press 1); online chat
Phone: 1-800-273-8255 with a specialized Crisis Line for Veterans (press 1); online chat
How to Pay: Free

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence

24/7 New Jersey Domestic Violence (DV) helpline. Find a list of your local county's organization at https://njcedv.org/services/

1-800-572-7233
Phone: 1-800-572-7233
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: View website

New Jersey Hopeline

Free and confidential support for people in distress (phone, chat, text, or email). Prevention and crisis resources on website

1-855-654-6735
Phone: 1-855-654-6735
How to Pay: Free

NJ Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline

Call to report child abuse or neglect. All adults over 18 are mandated reporters

877-652-2873
Phone: 877-652-2873
How to Pay: Free

NJ Connect for Recovery

Helpline for family and friends coping with a loved one's substance use disorder

855-652-3737
Phone: 855-652-3737
How to Pay: Free

NJ Coronavirus Call Center

Hotline for COVID questions

2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253; Text NJCOVID to 898-211
Phone: 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253; Text NJCOVID to 898-211
How to Pay: Free

NJ Domestic Violence Legal Helpline by NJ Coalition to End Domestic Violence(NJCEDV)

Legal information and resources for victims and survivors regarding domestic violence issues.

1-844-403-2111
Phone: 1-844-403-2111
How to Pay: Free

NJ FamilyCare

Info for people without employer insurance - affordable health care through state

1-800-701-0710 -interpreters available for many languages
Phone: 1-800-701-0710 -interpreters available for many languages
Referal Form :Apply online: http://www.njfamilycare.org/apply.aspx
How to Access: Eligibilty: http://www.njfamilycare.org/who_eligbl.aspx

NJ Hope and Healing

Crisis counseling program for people affected by COVID-19

(732)-204-6510
Phone: (732)-204-6510
How to Pay: Free

NJ IME Addictions Access Center

24/7 assistance and referral to treatment for substance use

1-844-276-2777
Phone: 1-844-276-2777
How to Pay: Free

NJ Mental Health Cares

Free, confidential mental health information and referral

1-866-202-4357
Phone: 1-866-202-4357
How to Pay: Free

NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Hotline

Info about the SNAP program

1-800-687-9512 
Phone: 1-800-687-9512 
How to Pay: Free

PerformCare

Connection to health services for youth & families

877-652-7624
300 Horizon Dr Suite 306
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Phone: 877-652-7624
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Calling is free - services they refer to may require payment.
How to Access: Call.

ReachNJ

Live, trained addiction experts offer counseling and treatment connections. Also for friends and family

1-844-ReachNJ (732-2465)
Phone: 1-844-ReachNJ (732-2465)
How to Pay: Free - no insurance needed

Rutgers – Domestic Violence Helpline

Statewide helpline to give information and referrals about the legal domestic violence process.  Counties Serviced: Statewide

(856) 225-2915
Phone: (856) 225-2915

Safe Haven Infant Protection Hotline

Distressed parents who wish to give up an unwanted infant anonymously, with no fear of arrest or prosecution, can call this hotline

1-877-839-2339
Phone: 1-877-839-2339
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call - info will be requested, but no names or records are required

Safe in Hunterdon – For Hunterdon County Residents

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Hunterdon County residents (survivors and witnesses)

908-788-4044
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-788-4044
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

Safe+Sound Somerset

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Somerset County residents (survivors and witnesses)

866-685-1122
92 E. Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 866-685-1122
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or text the hotline

Somerset County Hope and Healing at Richard Hall Community Health and Wellness Center

During COVID, provides virtual emotional support services to Somerset County residents and employees Community education on disaster reactions and recovery, Coping skills for managing stress, Psychoeducation support groups, Information & community referrals.

908-231-6414 - English and Spanish for crisis counseling
Phone: 908-231-6414 - English and Spanish for crisis counseling
How to Pay: Free

STOPIT App

App used to anonymously report incidents to Somerset County law enforcement.

How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Access Code: SOMERSETNJ. Download in App store.

Support Groups at Family Support Organization of Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren

Workshops and support for parents and families with children who have emotional/behavioral challenges

315 West Washington Ave., Suite 3
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: (908) 223-1191
In Person / Virtual: Both, depends on group
How to Access: Call or view website for support group times

The Peer Recovery WarmLine – Mental Health Association of NJ

Peer-run hotline for individuals experiencing mental health issues

877-292-5588
Phone: 877-292-5588
How to Pay: Free

The Trevor Project for Youth

Support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, feeling suicidal or in need of supportive listening

TrevorLifeline- 1-866-488-7386; TrevorText - Text 678678
Phone: TrevorLifeline- 1-866-488-7386; TrevorText - Text 678678
How to Pay: Free

Vets4Warriors

Peer-to-peer support for military members and veterans

1-855-838-8255
Phone: 1-855-838-8255
How to Pay: Free

Womanspace – For Mercer County Residents

Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for Mercer County residents (survivors and witnesses)

609-394-9000
1530 Brunswick Ave.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609-394-9000
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call or use online chat

Women Aware – For Middlesex County Residents

Domestic violence services free of charge for Middlesex County residents (survivors and witnesses)

732-249-4504
250 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 732-249-4504
How to Pay: All services are free and confidential
How to Access: Call

Womens’ Referral Central Hotline

Provides information and referrals to NJ women in areas including discrimination, housing, displaced homemakers, divorce, and violence.

1-800-322-8092
Phone: 1-800-322-8092
How to Pay: Free
Expected Wait Time: None
How to Access: Call number - translators are available to provide information in any language

WomensLaw.org Email Hotline

Provides legal info, referrals and emotional support

In Person / Virtual: Virtual
Expected Wait Time: 1-5 business days
How to Access: Send message via website

Zufall Health Enrollment Hotline

Assistance with enrollment in NJ Family Care (Medicaid) and qualified health plans through NJ Health Insurance Marketplace

973-891-3425
Phone: 973-891-3425
How to Pay: Free to call hotline
How to Access: Call and leave a message with full name, date of birth, and phone number. A Certified Application Counselor will call back to schedule appt.