Resource Directory: Custody

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.

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Center for Hope and Safety

Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines No income guidelines for FROs; income limits apply for representation in custody and divorce cases. Counties Serviced: Bergen

Phone: (201) 527-6275

Central Jersey Legal Services

Income Guidelines Bilingual Staff Counties Serviced: Union, Middlesex, Mercer

Trenton: (609) 695-6249, New Brunswick: (732) 249-7600, Perth Amboy: (732) 324-1613, Elizabeth: (908) 354-4340
Phone: Trenton: (609) 695-6249, New Brunswick: (732) 249-7600, Perth Amboy: (732) 324-1613, Elizabeth: (908) 354-4340

Coalition Against Rape and Abuse (CARA)

Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Divorce (Consultation Only) Counties Serviced: Cape May

Program Phone: (609) 522-6489, Staff Attorney: (609) 486-5348
Phone: Program Phone: (609) 522-6489, Staff Attorney: (609) 486-5348

Community Health Law Project

Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Union

Phone: (973) 275-1175

Essex Newark Legal Services

Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex

Phone: (973) 624-4500

Legal Services of New Jersey

(888)576-5529
Phone: (888)576-5529

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Divorce (Consultation Only) LSNWJ provides free civil legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS. Intakes are over the phone, approximately 20 minutes. Counties Serviced: Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren

Hunterdon County: (908) 782-7979, Morris County: (973) 285-6911, Somerset County: (908) 231- 0840, Sussex County: (973) 383- 7400, Warren County: (908) 475-2010
Phone: Hunterdon County: (908) 782-7979, Morris County: (973) 285-6911, Somerset County: (908) 231- 0840, Sussex County: (973) 383- 7400, Warren County: (908) 475-2010

Manavi

Culturally Specific Organization Consultations free; small fee may apply for representation. Counties Serviced: Statewide

http://www.manavi.org/contact-us.html
(732) 435-1414
Phone: (732) 435-1414

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Divorce (Clinic) Counties Serviced: Bergen, Hudson, Passaic

Bergen County: (201) 487-2166, Hudson County: (201) 792-6363, Passaic County: (973) 523-2900
Phone: Bergen County: (201) 487-2166, Hudson County: (201) 792-6363, Passaic County: (973) 523-2900

Partners

Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, Union

Phone: (732) 233-0111, Text: (732) 535-6318
Phone: Phone: (732) 233-0111, Text: (732) 535-6318

Rachel Coalition/JFS Metrowest

Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Morris, Sussex, Union

Phone: (973) 746-2131

Rutgers Law Associates

Discrimination - any area arising from, or reasonably related to victimization If prospective client is not VCCO-eligible, the hourly rate is $60 – retainer ($2,500-$5,000) may be required. Email is the preferred method. The intake team should be in direct contact via email within 24-48 hours to set up an intake call. RLA has the capacity to handle 50-100 FRO cases and related representation each year. Counties: Statewide

Phone: (973) 353-5561

South Jersey Legal Services

Wills, Power of Attorneys, Healthcare Directives (Living Wills) for Senior Citizens ages 60 and over and for disabled individuals. Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem

Atlantic County: (609) 348-4200, Burlington County: (609) 261-1088, Camden County: (856) 964-2010, Cape May County: 609) 465-3001, Cumberland/Salem County: (856) 691-0494, Gloucester County: (856) 848-5360, Monmouth County: (732) 414-6750, Ocean County: (732) 608-7794
Phone: Atlantic County: (609) 348-4200, Burlington County: (609) 261-1088, Camden County: (856) 964-2010, Cape May County: 609) 465-3001, Cumberland/Salem County: (856) 691-0494, Gloucester County: (856) 848-5360, Monmouth County: (732) 414-6750, Ocean County: (732) 608-7794

Wafa House

Culturally Specific Organization ONLY CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME Free legal information sessions: https://www.vljnj.org/know-your-rights Counties Serviced: Statewide

Phone: (201) 470-3241