Resources

These are all of our resources. You may find it helpful to view by selected Community and Health Services using the main navigation. Or, you can search by location and keyword!

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Mackie and Pammie, LLC

In-home therapy services, individual therapy, family therapy, and substance abuse treatment.

Jason Gordon, LPC

Jason Gordon, LPC is an IIC/IIH Clinical provider within the NJ Children's System of Care.  Jason Gordon, LPC provides community-based intensive, in-home clinical services for youths with mental health, behavioral, learning, and/or developmental disabilities. Kounseling 4 Kids, Inc. is dedicated to providing quality mental and behavioral healthcare services to youth and their families. These services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each child.

Araydient Counseling Services

Araydient Counseling Services is committed to providing counseling services to the community to promote mental health well-being in a therapeutic environment. Our purpose is to provide services to assist youth in managing emotional, behavioral, and mental struggles. As well as assist families by utilizing therapeutic interventions and evidence based practices to build positive relationships and improve coping skills among families.

Deeper Meaning Counseling

DMC is committed to the advancement and promotion of mental health. With programs specifically geared towards youth within their community as well as adults seeking therapeutic services. DMC believes in the effectiveness of a wrap-around approach.

WALLOFLIONS, LLC.

Working with youth and their support teams to identify strengths in educational, vocational, leisure and other areas of life to help identify unhealthy situations at the earliest time post trauma-exposure. Lion Health seeks to transfer knowledge and lessons through sharing and processing anecdotal experiences used to navigate adolescence and find tools that can carry participants through the transition into adulthood. Implement the wraparound supports and ongoing trainings to help actuate plans to identify and help youth address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Hudson Counseling Services

Hudson Counseling Services is a mental and behavioral health agency that provides Intensive In-Community services to the individuals, their families, and the communities we service.

Job Training Opportunities Available- Jewish Vocational Services

The Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is currently offering free onsite job training for multiple fields. They include the Pharmacy Technician Program, Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) and Certified Production Technician (CPT) job training. Apply today and fill in a registration form and someone will be in contact with you! 

Tuition Free Program for Career in Technology-Job Training

Are you interested in learning about a career in technology? Well, NPower Tech Fundamentals Program provides a free 23-week training program with virtual classes, which is held twice a year. Apply today by filling out a pre-screening questionnaire and see if you qualify! One member of their team will call or email you directly! 

Food Service Training Academy by the Community Food Bank of NJ

Are you interested in learning culinary arts? The Central Food Bank of NJ is providing a 14-week intensive culinary and life skills program to students that trains them in building better communication skills, nutritional knowledge and healthy cooking. 

Free Diapers- Jefferson Park Ministries

Jefferson Park Ministries is providing free diapers every 3rd Thursday of the month from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Individuals must show an ID and child's birth certificate to receive diapers. Forms of ID can include passport and individuals do not need to be documented to receive assistance. 

Free Menstrual Pads- Jefferson Park Ministries

Jefferson Park Ministries is providing free personal hygiene items every 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Individuals must show an ID to receive products. However forms of ID can include passport and individuals do not need to be documented to receive assistance. 

Food Pantry-Jefferson Park Ministries

Jefferson Park Ministries is providing Food Pantry Services every 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Individuals must show an ID to receive products. However forms of ID can include passport and individuals do not need to be documented to receive assistance. 

YMCA of Greater Monmouth County Family Services Outreach

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County helps strengthen individuals and families through extensive of outreach services through the New Jersey Division of Children’s System of Care Services and the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly Division of Youth and Family Services).

Plainfield YMCA, a Branch of Greater Somerset County YMCA

At Plainfield YMCA, we believe in nurturing the full potential of our community's youth, because we know our future will be brighter. Our after school child care and summer camp programs offer a safe, nurturing environment that give your children the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at their own individual level while exploring their interests.

Park Avenue Community Wellness Center

The Park Ave CWC is a peer led community wellness center providing services and resources to individuals facing challenges dealing with mental health, substance abuse, homelessness and reintegration. It is located in Plainfield, NJ and is a safe place to pursue one's recovery through harm reduction.

Elizabeth Parent Support Group

The Elizabeth Parent Support Group is a support group that provides support, hosts activities, and provides resources to parents with children who have special needs to increase inclusion and community engagement. 

Food Assistance for Union County Residents

 Shoprite is offering gift cards to Shoprite for residents of Union County. Income guidelines range from 25K for a family of one to 70k for a family of six, which determines eligibility. Please see the chart for more information. Contact [email protected] for applications or call 908-354-3040.

Dental Directory 2022

Check out the Dental Directory for 2022 which provides a list of dental offices and services based on insurance accepted or types of payments. 

Prevocational Services for Individuals with Disabilities by CAU

Community Access Unlimited is providing prevocational services to individuals with disabilities in Union County. Services include hands-on training, workplace boundaries, computer training, career planning, resume building, stress management, interview training, job shadowing, and adaptive equipment at the workplace. 

Bayway Family Success Center: Active Parenting Classes

The Bayway Family Success Center is currently offering an active parenting class for parents with children up to 12 years old. This class will show parents techniques and strategies to help children succeed at school and in the community and will emphasize discipline and communication. 

Community Service in Union County

S.H.OUT-U.C. offers a wide range of resources and volunteer opportunities that give middle/high school students (12-18) the best volunteer experience.

Sensory Bounce Therapy

Sensory Bounce® Therapy is a sensory, motor and social skills program. Small group therapy sessions integrate ideal sensory equipment with occupational therapy -- and endless fun! -- in the dynamic environment of an indoor inflatable bounce facility.

Family Link REIC

FLREIC is one of the four regional early intervention offices administering the early intervention services. The first three years of life are important, formative years in maximizing a child's future potential. If you suspect that an infant or toddler may be experiencing developmental delays, contact us at 888-653-4463. Toll-free for NJ residents.

Personal Preference Program (PPP)

The Personal Preference Program (PPP) offers individuals with Medicaid insurance, who qualify for Personal Care Assistant Services, a way to direct and manage a monthly budget to receive counseling services in place of a traditional care assistant service provided through an agency. The family must be NJ Family Care Plan A eligible. 

Caring Contact

Caring Contact is a crisis hotline and suicide awareness educator serving North & Central New Jersey. There are about 80+ volunteer listeners that respond to more than 15,000 calls each year.