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NJ - Social Svcs

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Social Services and Health - New Jersey

 

Advocates for Children of New Jersey

http://www.acnj.org 

Newark based advocacy for children: education, law, welfare, and other issues.

Alternatives, Inc.

http://www.alternativesinc.org/

Services for people with developmental disabilities or mental illness as well as for homeless persons, at risk-teens, and others with special needs.

 

Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey
https://njcitizenaction.org/anti-poverty/

The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey united with New Jersey Citizen Action’s family of organizations. The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey is a statewide network committed to fighting poverty in New Jersey by empowering partners, educating the community, and advocating for solutions.

 

Arc of New Jersey

http://www.arcnj.org 

Advocacy by "a group of parents who had a vision of building a better quality of life for people with mental retardation and their families"; nineteen chapters operate throughout the state.

 

Community Blood Services

http://www.communitybloodservices.org

Blood drives, services, cholesterol information, links.

 

Community Food Bank of New Jersey

http://www.njfoodbank.org 

How to contribute to food pantries that help meet the nutritional needs of poorer people in our state.

 

Community Health Law Project

http://www.chlp.org/programs 

Legal counseling and representation for elderly and disabled persons.

 

County Health Rankings

https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/

The rankings show a clickable U.S. map and search  showing the health factors and health outcomes of each county and/or state.

 

Domestic Violence - State of New Jersey

http://www.njsp.org/division/operations/domestic-violence-info.shtml

 

Domestic Violence Advocacy Center

http://www.treehousehaven.org/index.html

 

The Essex County Smart Book: A Resource Guide for Going Home (2019 edition)

https://www.state.nj.us/corrections/pdf/OTS/SmartBooks/EssexCoSmartBook.pdf

Pre- and post-release guide for inmates with practical instructions on everything from obtaining forms and other documents, basic needs, education, finding a job, reconnecting with family, and expunging your record.

 

Homeless Information: New Jersey
https://www.hud.gov/newjersey/homeless

 

Contains information on help hotlines, shelters, rental assistance programs, food banks, legal assistance, and more.

 

Housing Resource Guides for NJ Counties
https://www.hcdnnj.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1205:sandycountieshousingguide&catid=19:site-content

Compiled by the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey. Includes housing, health, mental health, and other resources.

 

Hyacinth Foundation

https://www.hyacinth.org 

Services for people infected and affected by HIV.

 

Legal Services of New Jersey

https://www.lsnj.org/

"Free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters" (domestic violence, health care, immigration, etc.); includes a directory of offices.

 

Legal Services of New Jersey - Domestic Violence

https://www.lsnjlaw.org/Family-Relationships/Domestic-Violence/Pages/default.aspx

 

Mental Health Association in New Jersey

https://www.mhanj.org 

Emergency referrals, recovery resources, advocacy, agencies, etc.

 

Michael Swayze's Community Resources Blog

https://panjcommunityresources.info

A site for social workers, New Jersey residents, and energy consumers.

 

MyNJHelps.gov
https://mynjhelps.gov/home

Screen online to see if you and your family qualify for Health and Social Services, apply for the services, and check the status of your application.

 

New Jersey Aging and Disability Resource Connection

https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/saaaa.html

Search by category, area, or ZIP code for disabled and senior services including day care centers, senior centers, support groups, places to apply for state and federal assistance programs, hospice programs, housing assistance, tax preparation assistance, transportation, and more.

 

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence

https://www.njcbw.org 

A nonprofit organization offering support and shelter for women and their children.

 

New Jersey Community Resources

https://www.njcommunityresources.info/commres.html 

Directories with subjects ranging from non profit organizations, child care, energy assistance, seniors, child care, tax assistance, public benefits and more. 

 

New Jersey Department of Children and Families

https://www.nj.gov/dcf/

Statistics and information on child welfare

 

New Jersey Department of Health

https://www.state.nj.us/health/

Vital records / statistics

 

New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities

https://www.nj.gov/humanservices/ddd/

Allows users to search for providers by name or services, and filter results further by services, provider location, location type, etc.

 

New Jersey Drug Policy Alliance
https://drugpolicy.org/

The Drug Policy Alliance is committed to changing drug policy and reform.

 

New Jersey - Homeward Bound Homebuyer Mortgage Program

https://www.nj.gov/dca/hmfa/roadhome/index.html

 

New Jersey's Public Health Data Resource
https://www-doh.state.nj.us/doh-shad/

The New Jersey Department of Health's State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD) System provides access to public health datasets, statistics, and information on the health status of New Jerseyans.

 

New Jersey Student Health Survey Reports

https://www.state.nj.us/education/students/yrbs/

Statistics on student health in NJ

 

New Jersey Utility Assistance Programs

https://www.state.nj.us/bpu/assistance/programs/#nbr9  

NJ Ease or New Jersey Easy Access, Single Entry is an initiative to connect senior citizens with services.

 

New Jersey Gay Life

https://www.njgaylife.com 

Announcements and news; directory of businesses, organizations, and services; links, etc.

 

New Jersey Hospital Association

https://www.njha.com/

Links to most local hospitals.

 

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse

https://www.njgroups.org 

Directory of self-help groups for people suffering mental health problems; supplemented by guidance in starting and maintaining therapy groups.

 

New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services

http://www.state.nj.us/health 

Services, regulation, educational material for health topics, projects, care facilities, statistics, directory of offices, etc. To find a center to get vaccinated for the swine flu (H1N1 virus), please follow this link http://www.state.nj.us/health/flu/findflushot.shtml, and click on the "find a shot link" on the right hand side. 

 

New Jersey State Department of Human Services

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices 

Wide array of programs for children and families, people with disabilities, mental health, and health care provision.

 

New Jersey Tenants Organization

http://www.homestead.com/NJTenantsOrg/NJTO.html 

"Our continuing goal is to expand our rights and gain better enforcement of the pro-tenant laws we have already won": mission, activities, and links. 

 

New Jersey's Physician and Podiatrist Profile

http://12.150.185.184/dca

Find information for over 32, 000 medical doctors, osteopathic physicians and podiatrists from around the State.

 

NJ 211

https://www.nj211.org 

"2-1-1 creates one easy access point to the health, human services, community resources, and government assistance people need every day, as well as in times of crisis. Search the database on line, call 2-1-1 from a telephone, or chat LIVE with a 2-1-1 specialist."

 

NJ Helps

https://www.njhelps.org

"NJHelps is a free and easy guide for you to determine what programs and assistance for which you and your family may be eligible. NJHelps will tell you where to go for help and what to bring with you, after you have answered a few basic questions. NJHelps can also provide you with contact information and links to valuable resources available throughout the State. NJHelps cannot guarantee that you qualify for these programs. You must still apply for help by contacting and filling out the required forms for each program."

 

State of New Jersey--Senior Services

http://www.state.nj.us/nj/community/senior

State services and programs, with a directory of offices and a toll-free telephone hotline number.

 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: New Jersey

https://www.hud.gov/

Consumer protection, communities, empowerment zones, business opportunities, local links, etc.

 

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