Coronavirus Updates and Resources
Hotlines / Warmlines
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A free emotional support helpline is now available to deaf and hard of hearing New Jerseyans feeling the emotional and mental toll of COVID-19. ACCESS at St. Joseph's Health in Paterson is offering help in American Sign Language to people dealing with anxiety and worry related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. New Jerseyans can call the videophone helpline at 973-870-0677 for free, confidential support. Direct communication in sign language will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday by live trained specialists.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals with disabilities need legal assistance. If you are a person with a disability and need legal help, please call the telephone number of the office that is closest to you. (flyer)
CDC and COVID-19 resources for your use in multiple languages. If you can contribute more languages not seen here, please email [email protected] with the additional links.
Emotional services provided for Healthcare workers, first responders, seniors, children and families and individuals with substance use disorders
RWJBarnabas Health Insitute for Prevention and Recovery's Hope and Healing Program offers emotional support services, education and community-based resources for individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Variety of virtual services, provides assistance to those impacted to better adjust, mitigate stress, review options, develop coping strategies and if needed get connected to agencies, programs and other resources in their community.
Heal NJ Healthcare Workers provides telehealth crisis counseling, virtual support groups, wellness webinars and ensure you have access to the best and most up to date resources available to you. Services all NJ Healthcare Workers and their families statewide, including doctors, physicians, hospital personnel, and nursing home staff.
The In Place App was created as a tool to help people make safer, smarter decisions during outbreaks and times of mass danger. Interactive maps from crowdsourced information provide indications of areas to avoid, early warnings of problems developing, and an easier way to connect with people needing help the most.
Community chat rooms and messaging features make it easier to connect with like-minded people in your community who want to stay safe while making a difference.
The Emergency Fund can be used for utilities, repairs, food and medicine, insurance payments and other essential living expenses. Anyone in need of immediate assistance can call the office at (732) 775-0525 and leave a detailed message. Please note that due to the high volume of calls, your call may not be returned on the day it is received.
Returning to the classroom and regular activities after the disruptions of COVID-19 may cause stress and anxiety for students of any age. These feelings are normal and to be expected; everyone has tough days, but if children or adolescents are exhibiting unusual behavior for extended periods, they may be in need of additional support and care. We created this webpage to guide young people and their families to resources that promote student health and well-being, including mental health.
Various call lines for mental health issues.
Avoiding public spaces and working remotely can help to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but for many survivors, staying home may not be the safest option. We know that any external factors that add stress and financial strain can negatively impact survivors and create circumstances where their safety is further compromised.
Llamada (Preguntas generales COVID-19) : 2-1-1 (7a-11p)
Call (Medical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)
Envía un mensaje de texto con NJCOVID al 898-211 para recibir alertas
Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (7a-11p)
Call (Medical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)
Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts
New Jersey Reentry Corporation Services for Pandemic Clients
NJRC Locations and Telephone Numbers
NJRC 24/7 Hotline
Registration Form for Pandemic Relief
NJ Human Services Launches COVID Crisis Counseling Helplines for Health Care Workers, Emergency Responders
Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the Department has launched two new helplines in partnership with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care to provide emotional support and crisis counseling to health care workers and first responders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Available 8:00 am-8:00 pm, 7 days a week
NJMentalHealthCares is New Jersey's behavioral health information and referral service. Our staff of behavioral care specialists use their experience and understanding of the behavioral health system to provide emotional support for issues related to COVID-19 and other mental concerns.
Rise NJ First Responders provides crisis counseling, virtual support groups, resiliency, and wellness webinars and ensure you have access to the best and most up to date resources available to you. We service New Jersey First Responders including Police, Firefighters, EMS, National Guard, Military and Veterans and their families statewide
Disaster Distress Helpline
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746
This Command Center houses resources and guidance for foster care individuals and organizations affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.