In Case of Emergency: Call 911

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

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

Mental Health Lifelines & Helplines

NJ Family Health Line

  • 24 Hour Helpline for Expecting & New Moms.
  • 1-800-328-3838 (Multi-Language Services Available.)
  • Speak with experienced Nurses & Counselors regarding
    COVID-19, Addiction During Pregnancy, Perinatal Anxiety & Postpartum Depression.

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.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • TextChat or Call 988.
  • Talk to someone 24/7.
  • The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free and confidential.

  • With Help Comes Hope, provides additional support for individuals living
    with suicidal thoughts & suicide attempts.


  • 24 Hour Helpline for Addiction & Substance Use Disorders
  • 1-844-ReachNJ (732-2465)
  • Calls to ReachNJ will be answered in the first 30 seconds.
  • Trained specialists help identify needs, provide referrals & connect callers to treatment providers.
  • ReachNJ serves NJ residents of all ages regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.

Family Crises & Youth Mental Health Helplines

NJ Hotlines & Helplines

NJ Poison Control Center
24 Hour Poison Information Services

Mental Health & Addiction Hotlines 
List of 24 Hour Hotlines 

NJ Department of Children & Families
List of 24 Hour Hotlines for Child Welfare, Youth Mental Health & Parenting Needs

2nd Floor
24 Hour Youth & Young Adult Helpline

Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-572-SAFE (7233)
TTY: 1-888-252- SAFE (7233)

NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) 
24 Hour Hotline

NJ Lead Exposure Hotline
24 Hour Lead Education and Information Services

NJ Communicable Disease Hotlines

NJ COVID-19 Call Center
24 Hour COVID-19 Education & Information Services

NJ Zika Call Center
24 Hour Zika Education and Information Services

NJ Ebola Call Center
24 Hour Ebola Education and Information Services

Federal Hotlines

Family Crisis Hotlines
List of 24 Hour Crises Hotlines

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

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
24 Hour Hotline
Dial: 988