Resources

Local

Imani Center

1253 Clinton Ave

Irvington, NJ 07111

Phone- (973)-399-7797

  • Offers

    • Before, during, after school​

    • Services throughout the summer

    • Mental health services

    • Youth development

    • Primary and preventative health services

    • Substance abuse counseling services and referral

    • Employment assistance

    • Pregnancy Preventation

    • Academic support services

    • Referrals to community-based service providers

  • Services are provided in French, Creole and Spanish​

State

Toll-Free Hotlines/Helplines

Covid-19 Response
AskDCF@dcf.nj.gov

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Anyone with general questions around COVID-19 response can email AskDCF@dcf.nj.gov and their inquiries will be answered in the order that they come in.

Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline
1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873)

1-800-835-5510 (TTY)

24 hours a day - 7 days a week

Any person having reasonable cause to believe that a child has been abused or neglected has a legal responsibility to report it to DCF’s Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P). Calls can be made anonymously.

Safe Haven Hotline
1-877-839-2339

This hotline is for distressed parents who wish to give up an unwanted infant, 30 days or younger, anonymously. While no names or records are required, callers are encouraged to voluntarily provide information.

2ND Floor Youth Helpline
1-888-222-2228

24 hours a day - 7 days a week

This is a youth helpline serving all youth and young adults in New Jersey. Youth who call are assisted with their daily life challenges by professional staff and trained volunteers. Anonymity and confidentiality are assured except in life-threatening situations.

24 hours a day – 7 days a week This phone number connects callers to various human services organizations in their community.

DCF Info Line
1-855-INFO-DCF (463-6323)

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday This helpline provides callers with general information about the Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) programs and services.

DCF Info Line
1-855-INFO-DCF (463-6323)

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

This helpline provides callers with general information about the Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) programs and services.

Children’s System of Care
1-877-652-7624

24 hours a day - 7 days a week

Call this number to find out about services for children and teens with emotional and behavioral health care challenges and their families.

Crisis Text Line
Text "NJ" to 741741

24 hours a day - 7 days a week

Connect with a crisis counselor, trained in active listening and collaborative problem solving, helping to defuse a “hot” moment or a crisis

Family Helpline
1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)

24 hours a day - 7 days a week

If you’re feeling stressed out, call to speak to a trained volunteer of Parents Anonymous who can provide support and refer you to resources in your community.

Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-572-SAFE (7233)

24 hours a day – 7 days a week

Call for information about domestic violence services in your local area.

Sexual Violence Hotline
1-800-601-7200

24 hours a day – 7 days a week

Call for information about sexual violence services in your local area.

At this web site you can find out about services and programs for children, families and individuals. You can also prescreen for eligibility for programs such as Food Stamps, Medicaid and others.

MOM2MOM
1-877-914-MOM2 (914-6662)

24 hours a day - 7 days a week The Mom2Mom helpline offers 24/7 peer support to mothers of children with special needs.

WORKER2WORKER
1-855-327-7482

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday - Friday A confidential helpline for DCPP staff, features peer-counseling support, telephone assessments and a network of referral services.

National

Abuse

National Sexual Assault Hotline         1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Stop it Now!                                          1-888-PREVENT

United States Elder Abuse Hotline     1-866-363-4276

National Child Abuse Hotline              1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

Child Abuse Hotline/ Dept. of Social Services     1-800-342-3720

Child Abuse National Hotline              1-800-25ABUSE

Children in Immediate danger            1-800-THE-LOST

Exploitation of Children                       1-800-843-5678

Missing Children Help Center             1-800-872-5437

Cancer

American Cancer Society                1-800-227-2345

National Cancer Institute                 1-800-422-6237

Crisis Numbers Teens Under 18

Girls and Boys Town                     1-800-448-3000

Hearing Impaired                          1-800-448-1833

Youth Crisis Hotline                       1-800-448-4663

Teen Hope Line                              1-800-394-HOPE

United Way Crisis Helpline (Can be used for any age) 

1-800-233-HELP

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline            1-800-799-SAFE

National Domestic Violence Hotline Spanish   1-800-942-6908

Battered Women and their Children            1-800-603-HELP

Elder Abuse Hotline                                       1-800-252-8966

RAINN                                                              1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Gambling

Compulsive Gambling Hotline                   1-410-332-0402

Homeless / Shelters

Homeless                                        1-800-231-6946

American Family Housing             1-888-600-4357

Parents

United States Missing Children                1-800-235-3535

Self-Injury

S.A.F.E. (Self-Abuse Finally Ends)              1-800-DON’T-CUT

Suicide

Suicide Hotline                                  1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

.                                                           1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Suicide Prevention Hotline              1-800-827-7571

Deaf Hotline                                      1-800-799-4TTY

Addiction

Marijuana Anonymous                    1-800-766-6779

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline (24 Hours) 1-800-252-6465

Families Anonymous                      1-800-736-9805

Cocaine Hotline (24 Hours)               1-800-262-2463

Drug Abuse National Helpline           1-800-662-4357

National Association for Children of Alcoholics 1-888-554-2627

Ecstasy Addiction                        1-800-468-6933

Care Givers

Elder Care Locator                      1-800-677-1116

Well Spouse Foundation             1-800-838-0879

Crisis Pregnancy Helpline

Crisis Pregnancy Hotline Number               1-800-67-BABY-6

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention   1-800-931-2237

Eating Disorders Center                                      1-888-236-1188

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

1-847-831-3438

Family Violence

Family Violence Prevention Center             1-800-313-1310

Grief / Loss

Grief Share                                     1-800-395-5755

LGBTQIA+

Helpline                                                   1-800-398-GAYS

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline        1-888-843-4564

Trevor Hotline (Suicide)                         1-866-4-U-TREVOR

Runaways

Boys town National Hotline                    1-800-448-3000

National Runaway Safe line                   1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

Laurel House                                            1-714-832-0207

National Runaway Switchboard             1-800-621-4000

Teen line                                                    1-888-747-TEEN

Youth Crisis Hotline                                  1-800-448-4663