Food Assistance

Area Served/ Phone #/ Address

Atonement Lutheran Church Food Pantry

Food to assist in emergency situations

2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.


Can only come once a month.

*Need current photo ID

Greater Asbury Park Area


308 1st Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 

Bradley Food Pantry

Emergency food once per month to needy families

Monday thru Friday  10a-12p

And Thursday 6-7pm

*Need current photo ID

Asbury Park, Neptune City, Neptune, Avon, Ocean, Ocean Grove, Wall and Lake Como


605 Fourth Avenue   Bradley Beach NJ 07720 

Meals at Noon

Hot meals Saturday 12a-1p for anyone in need of a hot meal.

Long Branch Area


732-229-1188 (direct)

93 Liberty Street Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth Co. Nutrition Program

Located in multiple towns*

Lunch provided daily for senior citizens aged 60+ who signed up at least the day prior to meal.

Meals can be delivered to homebound senior citizens only



900 Leonardville Rd, Leonardo, NJ 07737

Salvation Army

Offers once/month food pantry Mon & Fri 9a-11a

*Current photo ID needed

Asbury Park, Deal, Oakhurst, Belmar area and Middletown area

732-775-8698 (Asbury area)

605 Asbury Avenue, Asbury Park NJ

732-747-1626 (Red Bank)

180 Newman Springs Road, Red Bank NJ

St Benedict

Food Pantry Tuesday thru Friday 10a-1p

Tuesday night 5p-7p

Holmdel Area

732-264-4712 Ext 34

165 Bethany Rd, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Calico Cat Cupboard and Pantry (Food Bank)

Emergency Food, material assistance, personal and household items and appliances- one time monetary assistance for critical needs, by referral and without charge, when funding is available

Schedule: Wednesday 9:30am – 2:30pm, closes between noon and 1

Evening Pantry: Proof of employment required and Hours for working (low income clients only) – 4th Tuesday 7:30 – 8:30pm

Middletown Area


Food Pantry Phone Number: 732-887-0727

96 Kings Highway, Middletown, NJ 07748

St. Vincent De Paul Society- Holy Family

Thrift shop Tuesday-Friday 10a-2p

Distribution of food Sat 10-2

Distribution of food, clothing, furniture, utility assistance, medical bills

Keyport Area


Housing/Utility Assistance

Area Served/ Phone #

Easter Seals

Rental assistance and case management services to severely mentally ill adults to help them live more independently within their communities

Multiple resources for adults, great information on website

Monmouth County


615 Hope Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

Division of Social Services

Workfirst, Temporary need to needy families (TANF), General Assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid, child support, emergency shelter to TANF, GA, SSI recipients

*Can Apply Online -

Monmouth County




Tuesday & Wed. 8a-8p Ocean Twp Office open in the evening

Main Location:

3000 Kozloski Rd Freehold

Outreach Office:

2405 Route 66, Ocean

Freehold Area Open Door

*Program Participants must be food stamp eligible

Emergency food: 3-5 days of food given once/month.

*Current ID needed

Vegetables, milk, and bread once/week

*No ID required

Emergency Funding: Rental & Utility Assistance

After school programs &scholarship programs: Homework assistance provided for 3rd,4th, and 5th graders enrolled in Freehold Twp., and

Participants must be referred by school SW. No transportation provided. Participants are eligible for scholarship opportunities for college tuition.

Open Monday thru Friday 10a-2p

Freehold, Marlboro, Coltsneck


39 Throckmorton St. Post Office Box 1073, Freehold, NJ 07728

Interfaith Neighbors  

Rental Assistance Program for those living with children and Meals on Wheels Program for seniors

Monday-Friday 9a-4p

Monmouth County


810 Fourth Ave.

Asbury Park, N.J. 07712

Middletown Helps Its Own

Emergency assistance for food, clothing, rental and utility assistance. Clothing center.

Thanksgiving & Christmas Drives



Project Paul, Inc

Must meet with Sister Mary for intake prior to receiving any services except appointments with Social Services or the Food Bank

*Financial help available

Thrift Shop: Monday – Friday 10am-3pm, Saturday 10am-2pm

All Project Paul clients get two tops and two bottoms from thrift store every three months free of charge.

Food Pantry: Wednesdays & Fridays 9:45am – 11:45am and 12:45pm – 2:45pm

Friday 10a-3p a Monmouth County Food Bank Rep will be available.

Furniture Store: Monday – 10am-2pm, Wednesday – Saturday 9am-2pm,

Every Wednesday from 11am-3pm Myra from Social Services is available to assist with new social services applications, intake, and any questions regarding assistance

Keansburg Area


211 Carr Avenue,

Keansburg NJ 07734

Salvation Army

Emergency food, clothing, furniture, prescriptions, shelter, rent, utility assistance, drug and alcohol counseling.

Red Bank Area

(732) 747-1626

180 Newman Springs Rd, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Hope For Children Foundation-They provide assistance to many families in need in Monmouth County, NJ. They have provided dental assistance, furniture, utility bill payments, gas cards, food store cards, refinance assistance, and tuition for schooling, day camps, day care, etc. We have helped to keep countless underprivileged children fed, clothed and housed in a warm environment. We have assisted families that have suffered setbacks get back on their feet. We’ve provided financial support for families dealing with illness and tragedy. Please fill out the “Request form” on our website for assistance.

Ocean Inc.

Head Start program- Housing assistance, home energy assistance

Ocean County





  • Assistance with heat & cooling (cooling assistance must be medically necessary)
  • Applications for LIHEAP in New Jersey are accepted between October 1 and April 30.
  • USF helps low-income households lower their energy bills. Low-income households can easily afford to pay their energy bills if they qualify for USF and LIHEAP.

Household Size













HEA Monthly Gross Income $













USF Monthly Gross Income $














  • Must not be receiving USF or any HEA Assistance
  • 2 payments of at least $25 each have been made within the past 6 months onto the gas and electric account; at least one of those payments should have been made 15 days prior to the date of the application OR $75 in the past 90 days ($150 if applying for both gas and electric).

Household Size

1 Person

2 Person

3 Person

4 Person

5 Person

6 Person

7 Person

8 Person

9 Person

Min. Annual Income










Max. Annual Income











  • Demonstrate that gas and/or electric account is currently 45 days or more past due and/or have received a disconnection notice.
  • Demonstrate that 2 payments of at least $25 each have been made within the past 6 months onto the gas and electric account or one payment of $100 or greater within the past 90 days.
  • Must not currently be receiving or have received any benefit through the USF program within the last 6 months or HEA program within the current heating season.

Household Size

1 Person

2 Person

3 Person

4 Person

5 Person

6 Person

7 Person

8 Person

9 Person

Min. Annual Income










Max. Annual Income











  • The Gift of Warmth, funded by New Jersey Natural Gas and customer's donations to assists customers who have exhausted other forms of energy assistance, as well as those who are experiencing financial difficulties because of illness, high medical expenses, or other unanticipated circumstances. AHA assists with the application process to help qualified customers who cannot afford to pay their NJNG bill.

Apply for utility bill payment assistance depending on household size and income. Can apply online or go to the Affordable Housing Alliance.

(732) 982 - 8710

Social Concerns

Area Served/ Phone #

Love, Inc

  • Christmas Connect Program- Assistance with Christmas presents
  • Care Giving Friends- Provides emotional support to elderly and assists with transportation and errands.
  • Wheel Appeal Program- Donates used vehicles to the working poor
  • Furnished With Love- Donates & sells donated household furnishings
  • Cuts for Christ- Beauticians & barbers cut hair for those who cannot get out because of an illness or disability free of charge.

Monmouth County

Care Giving Friends: (732) 542-7012 x 2

Christmas Connect: (732) 542-7012 x 5

Wheels Appeal: (732) 542-7012 x 3

Cuts For Christ: (732) 542-7012

Intake: (732) 542-7012 x 1

Furnished With Love: (732) 222-1923

St. Vincent De Paul Society- St. Michael

Food Pantry every 3rd Saturday 3:00-5:30 pm (call ahead to register)

Long Branch Area

732-483-0360 ext 13

800 Ocean Ave, Long Branch NJ 07740

Rainbow Foundation

Monday and Thursday 9a-1p

Provides medical necessities for children up to 17

Monmouth County


Cherry Tree Farm Rd, Middletown, NJ, 07748

Samaritan Center

Food pantry

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9:30-11 am (call ahead first)

Clients can come once per/week

Provides: Non-perishables as well as meats and dairy

*Bring ID and income verification  

Serves Marlboro, Millstone Englishtown, and Manalapan

211 Route 522 
Manalapan 07726

Phone: 732-446-1142

Mercy Center

Emergency services, assistance, family services

Monmouth County


1106 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

St. Leo’s

Non Perishable Food Items

Rent/Utility Assistance

Security Deposit

Monmouth County

Food Pantry


Financial Assistance 732-284-8916

St. Mark’s

Concerns committee- Utility/Rental Assistance

 Only in office Tuesdays and Thursdays

Sea Girt Area

732-449-6364 ext. *108

St. Mary’s Church

Social Concerns program. Financial aid to those in extreme conditions.

Utility/Rental Assistance

Colts Neck Area


St. Michael’s Church

Social Concerns program. Financial aid to those in extreme conditions.

Utility/Rental Assistance

Long Branch


St. Vincent De Paul

Social Concerns program. Financial aid to those in extreme conditions.

Utility/Rental Assistance

Long Branch        732-483-0360

Union Beach        732-264-8132

Manahawkin        609-698-7477

Holmdel        732-224-1395

Keyport        732-264-8132

Neptune        732-922-4242

W.Long Branch 732-222-3216

Jackson        732-370-0098

Bayville        732-269-2208

Red Bank        732-741-0500

Keyport        732-290-1878

Asbury Park        732-988-5310

Freehold        732-303-1793

School Related

Area Served/ Phone #

Family Based Services

IEP Review Clinic- Navigating IEPs for parents. Need most recent IEP at the meeting. Between the hours of 4:00 and 6:00pm.

Call 732-542-4502 or 732-491-1077 for meeting dates

**Registration required

Programs changing monthly-Check the website:

Parent programs- Social Emotional programs

FBSANJ provides warm line support. Families can call or visit our office, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, for questions they may have about their children or services in the community. For warm line services, call (732) 542-4502.

Spanish Support Group - Freehold
1st & 3rd Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Freehold Self Help Center, 17 Bannard St, Suite 33
Contact Luz at (732) 546-1996.

Grandparent Support Group
2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Family Based Services, 6 Industrial Way West Suite D, Eatontown

Youth Partnership
Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Family Based Services, 6 Industrial Way West Suite D, Eatontown

Youth Partnership Parents Mix & Mingle
Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

Spanish Support Group - Long Branch
2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Christ the King Church, 101 Chelsea Avenue (Chapel), Long Branch
Contact Luz at (732) 546-1996.

English Support Group
Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Family Based Services, 6 Industrial Way West Suite D, Eatontown

Monmouth County


Fax: 732-542-4563


Family Based Services, 6 Industrial Way West Suite D, Eatontown

NJ Statewide Parent to Parent

-one to one matches of families with similar needs and experiences

-emotional support for the parent of a child  with a developmental disability, delay or other special health need

-current local state or national resources for the child and family on a variety of disabilities and health issues

-training for parents who would like to become “supporting parents”


Donna Milanowycz

Home Office: 732-836-0964

Child/Adolescent Counseling

Area Served/ Phone #

The YMCA- Bayshore Family Success Center

Parenting and Child Development

Parental Resilience/ Life Skills

Social Connections

Mental Health Programs

Employment/ Housing

Concrete Support/ Services for Parents

Continued support of Superstorm Sandy Victims

Currently has 3 parent support groups

Changes monthly, please check website: Bayshore Family Success Center

Mon-9-5                                      Friday 9-5

Tuesday 9-5                                Sat 9-1

Wednesday 11-7

Thursday 11-7

Northern Monmouth County


The Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center
945 State Highway 36
Leonardo, NJ 07737

Mobile Response Program

CPC Behavioral Healthcare

Dispatching within one hour of a crisis call of a child up to the age of 18

Escalating emotional or behavior problems at home, school or school, substance abuse problems, and mental health issues.

The goal of the Mobile Response intervention is to improve the stability of day-to-day living both emotionally and behaviorally and reduce the need for out-of-home placement and psychiatric hospitalizations


270 Highway 35 Red Bank, NJ 07701

CPC Behavioral Healthcare

270 Highway 35

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Family, Individual, and group Therapy

Psychiatric Eval

Case Management

Anger Management

Substance Abuse

Employee Assistance Program

Outreach services

Most insurances

732-842-2000 ext 4221

270 Highway 35
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Jersey Shore Behavior Health Services


Psychiatric evaluation

Medication monitoring 


Parkway 100 3535 Route 66 Bld 5 Neptune, NJ 07753

Meridian Behavioral Health Services

IOP- The Intensive Outpatient Program’s goal is to provide services aimed at relieving symptoms for children ages 4 to 17 suffering from emotional and/or mental health problems.

Riverview Medical Center

Dr. Edwards


Integrated Care Concepts

Sex abuse specialist

Fire setting

Juvenile sex offenders

Self harming behaviors

Open Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday


615 Hope Rd

Eatontown, NJ

Community YMCA Family Services

Adolescent Intensive Outpatient program

Early S/A Intervention Program

Serving children, adolescents, adults, and families of Monmouth County


Monday – Thursday 9am – 9pm

Friday 9am – 5pm

Saturday 10am – 3pm


166 Main St

Matawan, NJ 07747 

180 Turning Lives Around

Support during Crisis and Long Term Counseling, advocacy, education and prevention, and outreach.

Sexual assault counseling

1 Bethany Road

Hazlet NJ 07730


Domestic Violence:


Sexual Assault:


Youth Hotline 2nd Floor:


Catholic Charities

Individual therapy

Family therapy

Group therapy/Art therapy

Marital/Couple counseling

Supportive counseling

Information and Referral

Case consultation & Prevention

Community Education

Pay based on income

$35 intake fee


145 Maple Ave

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Group Therapy/ Support Group (Bereavement/Grief, Divorce, Illness)

Area Served/ Phone #

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

Evening Anger Management and Domestic Violence Group, Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Services, Sandy Counseling, and Kosher Meals on Wheels

Substance Abuse, Anger Management and Domestic Violence Groups

All participants must be preregistered and have an assessment done prior to attending the group.

Mondays & Tuesdays

9:30 a.m. - 12 Noon - Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Group


6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Group

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Anger Management/Domestic Violence Group


9:30 - 11:00 - Anger Management/Domestic Violence Group


9:30 - 12:30 Outpatient Substance Abuse Group

Monmouth County


25 Kilmer Drive, Bldg. 3, Suite 212

Morganville, NJ 07751


1 Main Street, Suite 104

Eatontown, NJ  07724  

Bereavement Support Groups- Riverview

Mutual support for the loss of a spouse and adult children bereaving the death of a parent

Riverview Medical Center

Terry Suruda

732-530-2382 ex 3036

Child & Adolescent Services Therapy Groups @ Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Anxiety and Depression Group

Socialization and Anger management group

For children ages 10-18years old

Call before attending for dates change frequently


Jersey Shore University Medical Center

 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753

Stephy’s Place

Children and adults

Stephy’s Place: A New Life Support Center for Grief and Loss.  A place for all who suffer the loss of a loved one.  We offer Support Groups (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) and mindful meditation(1st and 3rd Thursdays; 2nd Tuesday of the month) free of charge.

All sessions are one hour long. Please arrive ten minutes before group start time to find parking and get settled so that we may start and finish on time.

Rainbows –

Children and families

Rainbows helps children heal after a life altering crisis due to separation, divorce, death, illness, military deployment or other painful family transitions.  

Ages 5-17

Parents are offered group while the children are in session.  


The Swede Chevalier Building

210 West Front Street, Ste 209

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Mike & Marie Meriton


Precious Blood Parish Center

72 Riverdale Ave

Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750

Child/Adolescent Counseling

More at end of packet

Area Served/ Phone #

Carissa Bavoski, LCSW

Child and adolescent counseling.

Social skills groups

$50 cancellation fee of appointment

Monmouth County


905 Abby Rd, Middletown, NJ 07748-6504

Allison Santero, LCSW

Child and adolescent counseling

Play Therapy, School problems, Bullying, Abuse

Monmouth County


30 W Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Play Therapist- Christian Bellissimo- Red Bank

1 Main Street, Suite 306

Eatontown, New Jersey 07724


Mediation and Play Therapy Associates

Play Therapy- Family Growth Program

Private / Commercial Insurance

Self Pay

For children adolescents and adults


Depression / Bipolar Disorder

Womens / Mens / LGBTQ

104-110 Maple Ave

Red Bank, NJ 07701

(732) 530-2951

1704 Maxwell Dr

Corner of Route 138

Wall Township, NJ 07719

(732) 528-5917

Spring Lake Ht- 732-528-5917

Rumson- 732-758-0094


(Crisis with Imminent Risk of Harm to Self or Others)

Call 911

Monmouth County Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS) at Monmouth Medical Center

Crisis intervention, stabilization, mobile outreach, crisis hotline and family crisis services are provided

(732) 923-6999

2ND FLOOR Youth Hotline

A confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey's youth and young adults.

1(888) 222-2228

County Hotlines 24/7

CentraState Medical Center

(732) 780-6023

(732) 923-6999

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

(732) 776-4555

CPC Behavioral Health

(732) 219-5325

Hotline Numbers

NJ Hopeline

Confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 day per week.

(855) 654-6735

National Hopeline Network

Crisis hotlines, online crisis chat and awareness events


1(800) 784-2433

National Suicide Prevention

Helps individuals in suicidal crisis to contact the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free phone number

1-(800) 273-8255

Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP funds research, education and treatment programs aimed at the prevention of suicide.

(212) 363-3500

National Office

120 Wall Street

29th Floor

New York, NY 10005

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

Yellow Ribbon is dedicated to preventing youth suicide and attempts by
Making Suicide Prevention Accessible to Everyone and Removing Barriers to Help by empowerment

If you are concerned for yourself or a loved one, CALL 800-273-TALK (8255).

(303) 429-3530

New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention Project

-prevention task forces

-intervention training

-postvension training

-media campaigns

-go onto to learn about upcoming programs & online contact form

Keep in mind that Jersey Voice is not a direct crisis hotline – but if you are in any kind of emotional distress, please contact our friends at 2ndFloor at 1-888-222-2228 ( ). They’re available 24/7 and it’s a free and confidential call.

(732) 235-3956

Piscataway, NJ

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

Public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs.

(800)273-TALK (8255) – executive director

110 West Main Street

Freehold, NJ 07728

Outpatient Services

CPC Behavioral Health Care

To provide behavioral health and education services that promotes wellness, recovery and productive lives.

Freehold- Red Bank















(732) 842-2000 x 4221

270 NJ-35, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Community YMCA Counseling and Social Svc

Provides high quality, client centered, therapeutic counseling and support services. Matawan

Outpatient Office

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

732) 290-9040

166 Main St, Matawan, NJ 07747

Family and Children’s Services

Serving people at vulnerable times in their lives through education, intervention, care and counseling

Long Branch

Open Monday – Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

(732) 222-9111

191 Bath Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

Providing innovative, responsive, cost effective, non-sectarian human services that enhance the quality of life for children, families and the aged in our community, while reflecting the shared compassion, ancient wisdom and unifying traditions of Judaism.

Asbury Park, Eatontown, Morganville

25 Kilmer Drive, Bldg. 3, Suite 212, Morganville, NJ 07751

Tel: 732-536-0050

1 Main Street, Suite 219, Eatontown, NJ 07724

Tel: 732-935-1881

705 Summerfield Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Tel: 732-988-2889

Jersey Shore Behavioral Health Svc (Meridian)


(732) 643-4363

3535 Route 66, Neptune

Monmouth Medical Center, Pollak Clinic

Long Branch


5 North Bath Ave., Long Branch

Riverview Behavioral Health (Meridian)

(732) 345-3400

661 Shrewsbury Ave., Shrewsbury

Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU)

Intensive family services in community/in home; truancy, parent-child conflict

Mon-Friday 9am-5pm

(732) 542-2444

After hours -(732) 996-7645

Information and Referral

Mental Health Association of Monmouth County

Providing support to all the individuals and families living with mental health and substance use problems in the greater Monmouth County communities.


(732) 542-6422

Monmouth County Office of Mental Health

Monmouth ResourceNet

(732) 431-7200

NJ Children’s System of Care

(Contracted System Administrator- PerformCare)

1(800) 652-7624

Educational Programs/Training

Bridges-University of Medicine & Dentistry intended for professional school staff

1(800) 762-2989

Suicide Prevention Resource Center Best Practice

Hotline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Admin

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

  • Progressive programs, online training, groups
  • Crisis # - 1-800-273-8255

110 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 410-7900

Help Lines

Help Line (Information & Referral)

Resources in your community like day care facilities, shelters, affordable housing units, social services, employment training programs, senior services, medical insurance, and more


2ND Floor- Youth Support Line for suicidal thoughts or difficulties in general life

  • Cyber bullying, dating abuse, mental health, sexuality

1(888) 222-2228  

Traumatic Loss Coalition of Monmouth County

Network of professionals representing schools, social agencies, police, clergy, crisis services, etc. can support and guide your staff through critical events and postvention based on successful experience resolving similar circumstances.

  • Mon: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Tue: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Wed: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Thu: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm

(732) 431-7200

Kozloski Road
PO Box 3000
Freehold, NJ 07728

Disaster Response Crisis Counselors


Self-Harm/Self-Mutilation – Monmouth County Mental Health

Self-mutilation is a disorder that causes the participant to intentionally harm or inflict pain on him/herself.


Kozloski Road

PO box 3000

Freehold, NJ 07728


1(800) DON’T-CUT

A treatment team of experts uses therapy, education, and support to empower clients to identify healthier ways to cope with emotional distress.

SAFE (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) 24 hour Hotline

Suicide prevention

1(800) 366-8288

1(800) 273 TALK

1(800) 273-8255


Self-Injury: You’re Not the Only One

Safe alternatives – treatments, referrals, schools, resources, lectures,

1(800) dontcut

Monmouth County Office of Mental Health

Kozloski Road
PO Box 3000
Freehold, NJ 07728

Information & Referral       (732) 431-7200

Mental Health Association  (732) 542-6422

Community Health Law Project

To provide legal and advocacy services, training, education, and related activities to persons with disabilities and to organizations representing their interests, with an emphasis on those most vulnerable and needy.

(723) 380-1012

 1 Main St #413, Eatontown, NJ 07724 

Legal Services of NJ Hotline

100 Metroplex Dr # 402, Edison, NJ 08817















(732) 572-9100

Disability Rights New Jersey

DRNJ's consumer-directed priorities focus case activities in areas most important to consumers with disabilities and their families. They also ensure that protection and advocacy services are provided to traditionally underserved or unserved populations.

1(800) 922-7233 

Div. Of Mental Health & Guardianship Advocacy


(866) 202-HELP (4357) 

NJ Office of Advocacy

For more information about programs and services visit: 

Department of Children and Families Division of Child Protection and Permanency PO Box 717 Trenton, NJ 08625-0717 609-888-7000

1(877) 543-7864

NJ Children’s System of Care

1(877) 652-7624

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders involve behaviors, such as extreme and unhealthy reduction of food or severe overeating, as well as feelings of distress or extreme concern about body weight or shape

National Eating Disorders Association

National non-profit eating disorders organization. Information, referrals, support, prevention, conferences, and newsletters

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.


Monmouth County Divison of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Provides information and referral regarding the scope of mental health services available to county residents. Provides funding for the implementation and development of mental health programs and coordinates planning, monitoring and advocacy activities on behalf of persons with mental illness

(732) 431-7200

  • Mon: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Tue: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Wed: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Thu: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm

3000 Kozloski RdFreehold, NJ 07728-4397

Mental Health Association of Monmouth County Info and Referral

Our mission is accomplished through MHA's strength based innovative programs, education, advocacy, community partnerships and shaping public policy.

(732) 542-6422 

General Support References

  • Monmouth County Website

New Jersey 211 Community Resource Website

New Jersey 211 Call Center

2-1-1 is the first three-digit telephone number dedicated to health, human services, and community life. It is the place to find the location of shelter during a flood or power outage, information about the nearest child care center, legal service, housing, immigration, employment, or service in a language other than English.

211 or (877) 652-1148

Monmouth ResourceNet website

MonmouthCares, Inc. is a private, non-profit community based organization serving children primarily between the ages of 4-18 with behavioral and emotional challenges along with their families.

Monmouth Cares, Inc.
185 State Road 36, Suite B-1
West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Long Branch Concordance

The Long Branch Concordance and its Family Success Center provides services relevant to and focused on family sustainability and economic self-sufficiency as carried out through our mission: finding resources for people in need, fostering individual and family development and creating partnerships for community well-being.…. (732) 571-1670

Ocean Township Human Services

The Department of Human Services of the Township of Ocean, comprised of the Community Services Office, the Recreation Office, and the non-profit school-aged childcare program, Project Extend, provides integrated and comprehensive services that promote the welfare of the community, the positive development of youth, and the strengthening of families.


NJ Children’s System of Care

PerformCare is a full-service behavioral health managed care company, supporting members in the public and private sectors. We are committed to providing superior, innovative solutions in behavioral health, developmental and intellectual disabilities, human services, and integrated health programs

1(877) 652-7624



Prevention First

Preventing bullying, violence and substance abuse through life skills education to improve the lives of children and families in Monmouth and Ocean counties

(732) 663-1800

Bullying Websites:

Tips on How to Handle the School Bully

Bully Beware Productions- Take Action Against Bullying

Stop Bullying Now

Anti-Bullying Network

Websites for Families

Stop Bullying! - Prevention, tips & games

Bullying and Your Child

New Jersey Department of Education Monmouth County Office

(732) 431-7810

Monmouth County Office of  Education
4000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Dr. Lester Richens, Interim Executive County Superintendent

Fax: (732)776-7237

Traumatic Loss

Terrorism/ School Violence Resources

Monmouth County Traumatic Loss Coalition

 Traumatic Loss Coalition (TLC) for Monmouth County (a network of professionals representing schools, social agencies, police, clergy, crisis services, etc.) can support and guide your staff through critical events and postvention based on successful experience resolving similar circumstances.

(732) 431-7200

Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth

The Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth Program (TLC) at RUTGERS-University Behavioral Health Care is New Jersey’s primary youth suicide prevention program funded by the Department of Children & Families, Division of Children’s System of Care.

(732) 235-2810

Disaster Response Crisis Counselors

732-923-6999: This is the Monmouth County Psychiatric Screening Service.
24 Hours a day, seven days a week, professional staff are available for phone consultation and, where indicated, in person services to bring stability and direction to traumatic events.
732-431-7200: This is the Monmouth County Division of Mental Health. Traumatic loss consultation services can be initiated here during normal business hours. Services include intervention in traumatic losses, professional education through seminars, inservice education programs for professionals and community groups, and bibliographic materials.

(732) 431-7200

(732) 923-6999

Domestic Violence

Family violence that is physical or emotional abuse directed at partners, siblings, children or elders

Call police or 911

180 Turning Lives Around

180, Turning Lives Around , is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence in our community.

Domestic Violence hotline 1(888) 843-9262

Sexual violence hotline 1(888)-264-7273

 (732) 264-4111

Domestic Violence 24-Hour Hotline

If you are currently in an abusive relationship and fear for your safety call our Hotline at 1-888-843-9262 so that we can help you develop a Safety Plan

(888) 843-9262

G.E.M. Counseling

G.E.M. Counseling is a professional outpatient counseling practice that specializes in improving and rebuilding relationships with self and others.

(732) 671-6222


Parents Anonymous

We continue to Keep our Promise to maintain evidence-based, culturally responsive, and innovative programs, strategies and initiatives for the millions of fearless parents, children, and youth who successfully change their lives forever through Parents Anonymous®

24 hour stress hotline: 1(800) THE-KIDS

Department of Child Protection & Permanency

Child Protection and Permanency, CP&P (formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services, DYFS), is New Jersey's child protection and child welfare agency within the Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and to support families

1(877) NJABUSE

Long Branch Concordance Family Success Center

The Long Branch Concordance and its Family Success Center provides services relevant to and focused on family sustainability and economic self-sufficiency as carried out through our mission: finding resources for people in need, fostering individual and family development and creating partnerships for community well-being.

(732) 571-1670

279 Broadway Ste 301Long Branch, NJ 07740-6949

Sexual Assault/ Rape


180 Turning Lives Around 

180 Turning Lives Around is a private non-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence in our community. At 180, we have served individuals and families who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence since 1976. Our caring staff provides immediate and long-term support in assisting clients with the trauma they have experienced, while supporting them in obtaining services and making decisions that will turn their lives around.”


A division of 180 Turning Lives Around          1(888) 264-RAPE

(732) 264-4111

1 Bethany Rd, Hazlet, NJ 07730

Catholic Charities- Family Growth

Our services include basic needs like food, clothing and shelter plus specialized services such as drug treatment, mental health and legal support.

(732) 758-0094

54 Broad Street, Red Bank New Jersey 07701-1943

NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The mission of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of survivors and their loved ones; foster collaborative relationships between community systems; and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes in society as we work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people.

Office: 609-631-4450


National Sexual Assault Hotline

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization

Free. Confidential. 24/7.

1(800) 656-HOPE 

Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity Issues

NJ Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network

At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.


Red Bank Regional High School  - Gay Straight Alliance                                           (732) 842-8000

101 Ridge Rd
Little Silver, NJ 07739                  

Individual, group, family counseling, substance abuse counseling, conflict resolution, preventative and reproductive health care services, recreation events, job coaching, and employment counseling.

Jersey Shore Q-Spot

The mission of the Jersey Shore LGBT Community Center Project(aka QSpot) is to foster the health, well being and pride of individuals, groups and families within New Jersey’s LGBT community by providing resources, referrals, public education, outreach services and general support to empower them to live their lives with dignity and freedom.

(732) 455-3373

66 S Main St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756

PFLAG (Parents, Friends & Families of Lesbians and Gays

Jersey Shore PFLAG is a community organization that provides support, education and advocacy for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their family and friends in Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey

Jersey Shore PFLAG
P.O. Box 677
Howell, NJ 07731

(908) 814-2155

Substance Abuse


Addiction Hotline of NJ

Provides trained clinically supervised telephone specialists who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to educate, assist, interview and/or refer individuals and families battling addictions.  Calls are free and information shared is confidential. 

1(800) 238-2333

YMCA Counseling

Our team of caring and certified Y professionals are licensed to serve as counselors to youth and families, specializing in Social Work, Clinical Counseling, and Alcohol & Drug Counseling.

166 Main StMatawan, NJ 07747-3104

                                                                                                                                         (732) 290-9040

CPC Addiction Recovery Services

To provide behavioral health and education services that promote wellness, recovery and productive lives.

New Patient Appointments / 732-842-2000 x4221

(732) 842-2000 

Crossroads at Croydon Hall- Outpatient substance abuse services

Crossroads is a New Jersey Licensed Facility that provides alcohol and drug abuse services to all Middletown residents.  Services include education, consultation, assessment, treatment, and referral assistance for anyone seeking help in their own or a loved one's struggle with addictive substances.

(732) 615-2275

900 Leonardville Road,

Leonardo NJ 07737

CPC Aberdeen Counseling Center

To provide behavioral health and education services that promote wellness, recovery and productive lives.

Monday & Tuesday: 8am-8pm

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday : 8am–5pm    

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

(732) 290-1700

1088 NJ-34, Aberdeen Township, NJ 07747

Monmouth Co. Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Provides information and referral regarding the scope of mental health services available to county residents. Provides funding for the implementation and development of mental health programs and coordinates planning, monitoring and advocacy activities on behalf of persons with mental illness

(732) 431-7200

Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm

New Hope Foundation

New Hope is dedicated to the treatment of adults and adolescents affected with alcohol, drug and gambling addiction

Inpatient………(732) 946-3030

Outpatient………(732) 308-0113


Riverview Med Center Behavioral Health

Addiction Recovery, Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Groups, Adult Partial Hospitalization, Children’s Specialty Groups, Compulsive Gambling Counseling, Crisis Unit, Inpatient Psychiatric, Outpatient Mental Health Services, Transitional Medication Services & Medication Clinic

(732) 345-3400


CentraState Health Awareness Ctr

For Student Health Awareness:

-Workshops on dating violence, bullying, stress management, eating disorders, sports nutrition, aggression, and drug awareness

- Adventure to Health

(732) 308-1850

Call before attending as dates change

Prevention First

Preventing bullying, violence and substance abuse through life skills education to improve the lives of children and families in Monmouth and Ocean counties

(732) 663-1800 ext. 232

Alliances to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

The Council administers the State's $10 million Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Program which is the largest network of community-based anti-drug coalitions in the nation with thousands of stakeholders serving on nearly 400 Alliances encompassing more than 530 municipalities throughout New Jersey

(732) 431-6451

Latino Resources

Hispanic Affairs and Resource Center of Monmouth

Asbury Park: Helps Monmouth County youth 16 to 21, who are not currently in high school find employment, return to high school, further education and be workforce ready. Over the years CARC has intensified its efforts to improve local neighborhoods by delivering job training placement opportunities, community advocacy, and community development activities

Formerly "Hispanic Affairs & Resource Center"

Must meet income requirement of 70% of lower living standard

Asbury Park

(732) 774-3282

(732) 502-8955


(732) 431-6977

Red Bank

(732) 747-9000

180 Turning Lives Around

Dom. Viol. (888) 843-9262

Sex. Viol. (888) 264-7273

(732) 264-4111

2nd Floor Youth (888) 222-2228

Mercy Center

(732) 774-9397


NJ Children’s System of Care

SPAN/ Statewide Parent Advocacy Network


1(800) 654-SPAN

ARC Monmouth Unit 

(732) 493-1919


(732) 493-5900

Easter Seals 

(732) 257-6662

25 Kennedy Blvd #600, East Brunswick, NJ 08816


Family Support Center of NJ 

1(800) 372-6510 or (732) 528-8080

Family Resource Associates 

(732) 747-5310

Visiting Nurse Association

Special Child Health Services/Early Intervention Monmouth County

176 Riverside Avenue

Red Bank, NJ 07701

(732) 224-6950

Autism Family Services of New Jersey 

1(877) AFS-4477

COSAC The NJ Center for Outreach and Services for Autism

(800) 4 AUTISM

SEARCH Day Program (Autistic) 

School Hours 8:45 am - 2:45 pm

(732) 531-0454

Transitional Living

Collier House

386 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735-1148 

(732) 264-3222

IEP Youth Services 

(732) 431-2663

Beacon House

1410 6th AveNeptune, NJ 07753-4948

(732) 502-9245


CPC Group Home 

(732) 842-2000

PerformCare (CSA) 

Hours of Operation

24 Hours a Day

7 Days a Week

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services and Care Management Organization

Referrals must be made through

1(877) 652-7624

300 Horizon Drive Suite 306

Robbinsville, NJ 08691-1919

Family-Based Services Association of NJ 

(732) 542-4502

6 Industrial Way West, Suite D
Eatontown, NJ 07724 


Abuse and Neglect Under NJ law, any person having reasonable cause to believe that a child has been abused or neglected in any environment shall immediately report to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P)

To report suspicions-24/7

  • Child abuse hotline

1(877) NJ ABUSE

CPC Behavioral Health Care

(732) 842-2000 x 4221

Meridian Behavioral Health                         732 450 2900

  • YMCA Counseling
  • The Community YMCA Matawan

(732) 290-9040

  • Catholic Charities

54 Broad Street, Red Bank

New Jersey 07701-1943

(732) 758-0094

  • 180 Turning Lives Around- Amanda’s Easel
    625 Palmer Ave
    Keansburg, NJ 07734

(732) 787-6503


  • Mobile Response and Stabilization Services, Perform care

1(877) 652-7624

  • Family Based Services

(732) 542-4502

Family Helpline (for stressed parents)

  • 1(800) 843-5437

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