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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.

Adoption

Open Arms Adoption Network

Domestic Violence

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)

Project Rainbow –  A collaboration of JFCS and Katz JCC, offering social and recreational events in a fun, welcoming, and supportive environment, for teens who identify as LGBTQ, and their peers.  Contact Lisa Rosenberg at  856-424-1333 or lrosenberg@jfedsnj.org for more information, or visit our site calendar.

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.

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  -The Family Acceptance Project™ is 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) – GLSEN is a leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

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– PFLAG offers 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 – The Trevor Project saves 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.