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.
NJ Addictions Access Center
Al-Anon and Alateen of New Jersey
856-486-4444 or 1-866-920-1212
Narcotics Anonymous (SOUTH JERSEY)
Nar-Anon New Jersey
In the event of an immediate / acute crisis, always call 911.
Crisis Intervention Resources
Jefferson Health Behavioral Health Services (Camden County)
Crisis Intervention Program / SCIP (Burlington County)
609-261-8000 or 609-835-6180
Psychiatric Emergency Services / PES (Gloucester County)
24-Hour Mobile Response
Oaks Integrated Crisis Response Adult Mobile Response (Camden County)
NJ Children’s System of Care / PerformCare Child & Adolescent Mobile Response (State of NJ)
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
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
1-855-NJ-HOPELINE (24 hour telephone assistance)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Jewish Genetic Disorder Organizations (Specific)
Jewish Genetic Disorder Organizations – (General)
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Local County Offices on Aging
Government Transportation Services
Nursing Home Abuse
Vocational & Housing