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Here are some helpful websites and phone numbers relating to issues you might be facing. We hope you find them useful. Click on the arrows below to view more information.

In the event of an immediate / acute crisis, always call 911.

Crisis Intervention Resources

Jefferson Health Behavioral Health Services (Camden County)
856-428-HELP (4357)

Crisis Intervention Program / SCIP (Burlington County)
609-261-8000 or 609-835-6180

Psychiatric Emergency Services / PES (Gloucester County)
856-845-9100

24-Hour Mobile Response

Oaks Integrated Crisis Response Adult Mobile Response (Camden County)
856-428-4357

NJ Children’s System of Care / PerformCare Child & Adolescent Mobile Response (State of NJ)
877-652-7624

Mental Health 24-Hour (Non-Crisis) Help-Lines

Dial 211 for immediate (non-crisis) support for Camden, Burlington, or Gloucester counties.

Camden County: 877-266-8222

Camden County: 856-234-8888 

Gloucester County: 800-648-0132 

SERV (Camden & Gloucester Counties): 866-295-7378 

Teen Helpline (Weekdays 3:30pm – 9:00pm): 856-234-0634

Adoption

Open Arms Adoption Network

Domestic Violence

Camden County Women’s Center: 856-227-1234

Burlington County Providence House: 609-871-7551

SERV Camden & Gloucester Counties: 866-295-7378

Youth America Hotline: 877-968-8454

Love is Respect – Teen Healthy Relationship Tools

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233  (24 hour telephone assistance)

RAINN Anti-Sexual Violence Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Suicide Prevention

NJ HOPELINE
1-855-NJ-HOPELINE (24 hour telephone assistance)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

LGBTQ Resources for Prevention 

Trevor Helpline (Available 24/7): 866-488-7386

GLBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564

GLBT National Youth Talking: 800-246-7743 

GLSEN Southern New Jersey: 856-823-4224

Additional LGBTQ Resources 

LGBT Aging with Pride – A monthly JFCS group for LGBT older adults to share resources, build relationships, and discuss issues such as social isolation and discrimination. For more information, contact Reva Farenback-Brateman at 856-424-1333 ext. 1184 or rfbrateman@jfedsnj.org

Project Rainbow – Presented by JFCS and the Katz JCC, Project Rainbow is a fun and educational monthly social group for LGBTQ teens (grades 9 – 12) and their allies. To learn more, contact Lisa Rosenberg at 856-424-1333 or lrosenberg@jfedsnj.org

Keshet –  A national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life.

Family Acceptance Project  – A research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children and youth.

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) – A leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Every Day GLSEN works to ensure that LGBT students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.

Nursing Home Abuse Center – One of the major concerns of the senior LGBT community is housing discrimination, both in terms of access to housing and the treatment they receive once there. Access to safe and equal-opportunity housing is a fundamental right, but in practice, LGBT members face larger obstacles in finding comfortable living situations.

PFLAG – Offering support for families, allies and people who are LGBTQ, education about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ, and Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for people who are LGBTQ.

The Trevor Project – Saving lives through its accredited, free, and confidential phone, instant message and text messaging crisis intervention services. The Trevor Project offers the largest safe social networking community for LGBTQ youth.