In Case of Emergency: Call 911

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

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

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

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

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) 

Office of the Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities & Their Families
NJ State Office to assist people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, & their families, receive the services & supports that they need.
Call 609-984-7764 (8:30 - 4:30), complete an online Request Help Intake Form or Contact Us Form.

NJ Communicable Disease Warmlines

COVID-19 Information, Vaccination and Testing
Information, testing, vaccines, and help finding appointments near you.
1-855-568-0545 (10:00 am - 6:00 pm, M-F; 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday)

Federal Warmlines (Government Made Easy)
Referral Line for all US Government Services and Resources

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

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

Referral Line for Small Businesses
TTY: 1-888-201-6445

988 Mental Health ResourcesHelp Yourself  Help Others
24 Hour Crises & Referral Line     
TextChat or Call 988. 

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)