The Kinship Navigator Program offers information and referral services for a wide range of needs if you are caring for a relative's child. Kinship caregivers may qualify for help with child care costs and help paying for one time expenses such as furniture, moving costs, clothing or other costs associated with the care of the child.
Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-435-7555 or 1-877-652-1148
The New Jersey Kinship Legal Guardianship Resource Clearing House (KinKonnect) provides Kinship Legal Guardianship information, online resources, email and phone support, lending library, and referral service to individuals involved with Kinship care in New Jersey.
Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS)
Advocacy/Support Services - Liaison/Mediation Services - Information Resources - Referral Services - Education/Training - Public Awareness/Recruitment - Recreational Fund - Scholarship Fund
Community Based Support
1-800-222-0047, 1-877-NJ-FOSTER, 1-800-99-ADOPT
Adolescent Services and Resources
Provides information and resources for employment and career planning, educational resources, healthcare, LGBTQI resources, pregnant and parenting youth, and statewide youth resources and supports.