In Case of Emergency: Call 911

Warmlines provide information and non-emergency phone help, support and resources.

Hotlines & Helplines provide phone help, counseling, crises intervention and resources to individuals experiencing urgent or emergent situations. Family members may also call.

COVID-19 Family Support, Counseling & Crises Intervention

NJ COVID-19 Family & Community Resources
24 Hour Hotlines & Helplines

Family Helpline (Parents Anonymous of NJ)
24 Hour Helpline for Parents
1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)
Speak to a sensitive, trained volunteer to work through frustrations & stressors before a crisis occurs. Volunteers provide empathic listening and referrals to resources in your community.

NJ Family Health Line 
24 Hour Helping Line for Expecting & New Moms, Families with Children and Special Needs.
1-800-328-3838 (Multi-Language Services Available.)
Speak with experienced Nurses & Counselors regarding COVID-19, Perinatal Anxiety & Postpartum Depression. 

New Jersey Warmlines

NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources)
24 Hour Information Line for NJ State & Community Services & Resources
Dial: 211 or 1-877-652-1148
Text, Email & CHAT options also available.

Office of Advocacy (NJ Department of Children & Families)
Helpline to assist parents, caregivers and service providers with questions regarding the safety
and well-being of children.
1-877-543-7864 (Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) 

NJ Department of Health
Phone Numbers for NJ Department of Health Programs & Services

NJ Department of Human Services
Toll-Free Phone Numbers for NJ Family & Support Services

NJ Department of Children & Families
Toll-Free Phone Numbers for NJ Child Safety & Parenting Services

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Referral Line for Various Parent and Family Support and Self-Help Services
1-800-367-6274 (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
For those interested, assistance is also available to start a self-help group in your community.

NJ Office of Vital Statistics and Registry (Ordering Birth Certificates) 
1-866-649-8726 (Toll-Free Phone Number)

La Leche League of New Jersey (Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support)
24 Hour Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support
(Phone numbers listed by Region/County)

NJ Early Intervention System (Developmental & Early Learning Assistance)
Referral Line for Early Intervention Services
1-888-653-4463

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network
(Support for Parents of Children with Special Education & Health Care Needs)
Referral Line for Parent Education, Advocacy and Peer Support Services
1-800-654-SPAN

Mom2Mom 
24 Hour Helpline for Mothers with Children with Special Needs 
Provides mom-to-mom support for mothers as caregivers, including mental health & wellness needs.
1-877-914-6662 (1-877-914-MOM2) 

Federal Warmlines

USA.gov (Government Made Easy)
Referral Line for all US Government Services and Resources
1-800-333-4636

USDA National Hunger Hotline 
Referral Line for Families Needing Food Assistance & Summer Meals for Children
1-866-3-HUNGRY
The USDA National Hunger Hotline is operated by Hunger Free America.

Health Insurance Marketplace Call Center
24 Hour Referral Line for Individuals and Families
1-800-318-2596
TTY: 1-855-889-4325

Referral Line for Small Businesses
1-800-706-7893 (Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm) 
TTY: 711

Vehicle Safety Hotline (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) 
Referral Line for Auto Safety and Child Car Seats
1-888-327-4236 (Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)