Other Referral Services
2-1-1 is a universally respected and growing national model. In our state the 2-1-1 system is managed by the NJ 2-1-1 Partnership, a subsidiary of the United Ways of New Jersey. NJ 2-1-1 can help you find solutions to personal needs by informing you of resources in your community like day care facilities, shelters, affordable housing units, social services, employment training programs, senior services, medical insurance, and more.
The Self-Help Clearinghouse
A keyword-searchable database of over 1,100 national, international, model and online self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns and many other stressful life situations. Through its toll-free NJ helpline 1-800-367-6274 provides contacts for over 6,750 local self-help groups in New Jersey.
NJ Mental Health Cares
NJMentalHealthCaresis a mental health information and referral service. The staff of mental health professionals use their experience and understanding of the mental health system to connect you to the information and services. Call 866-202-HELP TTY: 877-294-4356.
New Jersey Resources Directory
The 2020-2021 New Jersey Resources Directory is a comprehensive resource guide identifying the various programs and services the Department of Human Services offers to New Jersey residents, caregivers and advocates.
The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute
The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute provides families with the necessary resources and education to access the appropriate support and services for their loved one with an intellectual and developmental disability (IDD).
Podcasts – resource information: www.thearcfamilyinstitute.org/