COVID-19 Information Hub

Hotlines / Warmlines

2-1-1 NJ

Looking for resources in NJ? Check out 2.1.1. Phone, chat, or text options available. Every day we connect people to daycare facilities, shelters, affordable housing units, social services, employment training programs, senior services, medical insurance, and more. Learn about our resource database, help center, and website.

A Coronavirus Pandemic Resource Guide for New Jerseyans

Compiled by the Office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker. PDF format. For questions or to get help from Senators Booker’s office, please call (973) 639-8700.

American Sign Language Video Mental Health Helpline

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.

Community Health Law Project

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)

COVID19?& Caregivers?Resources

United way offers a link with Coronavirus Updates for Morris, Somerset, Suburban Essex, Sussex and Warren Counties.  Direct Contact information provided,  links to virtual educational programs, assistive technology for Caregivers Program, Pathways for Caregivers, Caregiver Health Report, Caregivers Toolbox, The Informed Caregiver Series and a Member Directory.

Educator compiles resources for non-English speakers on COVID-19

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.

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833-795-HOPE (4673)

Heal NJ Healthcare Workers - COVID Hope & Healing Helpline

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.

Hunterdon County Health Department

Hunterdon County Health Department provides contact information for health department officials as well as has COVID-19 testing site information and daily tracking of reported cases.  Additional health information can be found here as well.

In Place App

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.

Interfaith Neighbors COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund

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.    

Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Young Adults

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.

Mental Health Association of NJ Call Lines

Various call lines for mental health issues.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

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.

New Jersey Centro de informaciĆ³n de COVID-19

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

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

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 English and Spanish

New Jersey Reentry Corporation Services for Pandemic Clients

NJRC Locations and Telephone Numbers

NJRC 24/7 Hotline

Registration Form for Pandemic Relief

Addiction Treatment

Telemedicine

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.

NJ Mental Health Cares

Get Help Now
866-202-4357
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

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

SAMHSA Disaster Helpline

Disaster Distress Helpline
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746

Somerset County Health Department

Provides contact information of Somerset County Health Department and provides updated Health information regarding COVID-19, as well as other health related concerns.  Namitha Reddy, MD, MPH, Director and Health Officer Phone:908-231-7155 After Hours: For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 Fax:908-704-8042 Mail:27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000 Somerville, NJ 08876 Email:[email protected]

Somerset County Hope & Healing Program

The Somerset County Hope and Healing program is offered through Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center and provides virtual emotional support services to Somerset County residents and area employees. The program is anonymous, completely confidential, and free. 

The Hope and Healing program can provide vital connections to community resources for you or your family. We offer virtual assistance:

Individual, family and group emotional support,

Community education on disaster reactions and recovery,

Coping skills for managing stress,

Psychoeducation support groups,

Information & community referrals.

think of us Child Welfare COVID-19 Command Center

This Command Center houses resources and guidance for foster care individuals and organizations affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Warren County Health Department

Warren County Health Department provides contact information for health department officials as well as has COVID-19 testing site information, health information, links for How You Can Help, Business and Employment Assistance links, Human Services links and News Updates.