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Key Phone Numbers - Toll-Free Helplines & Hotlines
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please call
1-877-294-4356 TTY
To access any hotline:
(voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay )

NJ 2-1-1
New Jersey 's Community Resource Phone or Website Guide
Just dial - 2-1-1
http://www.nj211.org/

Addictions Hotline of NJ
1-800-238-2333

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
1-800-335-FUND
(1-800-335-3863)

Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired
(CBVI) Hotline
1-877-685-8878

Child Care Help Line
1-800-332-9227

Child Support Hotline
1-877-NJ KIDS1
(1-877-655-4371)

Disaster Mental Health
1-877-294-HELP
(1-877-294-4357)
1-877-294-4356 TTY
(voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)

Division of Addiction Services
1-609-292-5760
1-609-292-6735 TTY

Division of Aging Services (DoAS)
SHIP Medicare Counseling at 1-800-792-8820
Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 1-877-222-3737
PAAD and Senior Gold at 1-800-792-9745
AIDS Drug Distribution Program at 1-877-613-453
Hearing Aid Assistant to Aged and Disabled at 1-800-792-9745
Lifeline Utility Assistance Program at 1-800-792-9745

Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH)
1-800-792-8339 V/TTY

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)
1-800-832-9173

Division of Disability Services (DDS)
1-888-285-3036
1-609-292-1210 TTY

Division of Family Development (DFD)
1-800-792-9773

Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS)
1-800-356-1561

Division of Mental Health Services (DMHS)
1-800-382-6717

Domestic Violence
1-800-572-7233

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Federal: 1-800-929-1040
State: 1-888-895-8179

Food Stamps
1-800-687-9512

Gambling Addiction
1-800-GAMBLER
(1-800-426-2537)

Good Neighbors - Community Living for People with Disabilities
1-877-DHS-LINE
(1-877-347-5463)

Health Benefits Identification (HBID) Card Unit
Call if your plastic HBID card is lost or stolen
1-877-414-9251

Kinship Navigator Program
(raising relatives' children)
2-1-1

Low Income Home Energy Assistance
(LIHEAP)
1-800-510-3102

Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Hotline
1-888-937-2835

NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid Call Center
1-800-356-1561

NJ Disaster Mental Health Helpline
1-877-294-HELP
(1-877-294-4357)
1-877-294-4356 TTY
(voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)

NJ FamilyCare
1-800-701-0710
1-800-701-0720 TTY

NJ Housing Resource Center (HRC)
(for accessible, affordable housing)
1-877-428-8844
www.njhousing.gov

NJ MentalHealthCares (NJMHC)
1-866-202-HELP (4357)
TTY: 1-877-294-4356
www.njmentalhealthcares.org

NJ WorkAbility - DiscoverAbility
1-888-285-3036
(from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mondays thru Fridays)

PPMD
(Postpartum Mood Disorders) Hotline
1-800-328-3838

State Disability Insurance
(Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development)
1-609-292-7060
TDD – 1-609-292-8319
NJ Relay for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or
Speech-Impaired Text Telephone User
1-800-852-7899

Traumatic Brain Injury Fund
1-888-285-3036
TDD – 1-609-292-1210
(from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mondays thru Fridays)

Universal Service Fund (USF)
(Help with utility bills for low-income families and individuals)
1-866-240-1347

Work First NJ
(Welfare for Families and Individuals)
1-800-792-9773

 
 
The following Helplines and Hotlines are now part of the Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Adoption Information
1-800-99-ADOPT
(1-800-992-3678)

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

Child Behavioral Health Services
1-877-652-7624

Division of Youth and Family Services
(DYFS) Action Line
1-800-331-DYFS
(1-800-331-3937)

Family Help Line
(for stressed parents)
1-800-THE KIDS
(1-800-843-5437)

Foster Care Information
1-877-NJ FOSTER
(1-877-653-6783)

Safe Haven for Infants
1-877-839-2339

Teen Pregnancy Hotline
1-800-THE KIDS
(1-800-843-5437)

 
 
Additional Hotlines
The following numbers are for organizations that work in conjunction with or sometimes partner with the NJ Department of Human Services; but they are not official government agencies. DHS is not responsible for the content of their publications or their services; but feels that these organizations can provide valuable information and/or services for citizens.

NJ Self Help Group Clearinghouse
1-800-FOR-MASH
(1-800-367-6274)

Oxford House
1-800-689-6411

 
 
 
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