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Resources in the State of New Jersey

Here is a list of useful links to resources for individuals and families with disabilities in the state of New Jersey.


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  • Hotlines and Information Helplines (toll-free)

    If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please call
    +1-877-294-4356 TTY
    To access any hotline:
    (voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)

  • NJ 2-1-1

    New Jersey ‘s Community Resource Phone or Website Guide
    Just dial – 2-1-1

  • Addiction Services

  • Addictions Hotline of NJ


  • Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund


  • Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired

    (CBVI) Hotline

  • Child Care Help Line


  • Child Support Hotline

    +1-877-NJ KIDS1

  • Disaster Mental Health

    +1-877-294-4356 TTY
    (voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)

  • Division of Aging Services (DoAS)

    SHIP Medicare Counseling at +1-800-792-8820
    Aging and Disability Resource Connection at +1-877-222-3737
    PAAD and Senior Gold at +1-800-792-9745
    AIDS Drug Distribution Program at +1-877-613-453
    Hearing Aid Assistant to Aged and Disabled at +1-800-792-9745
    Lifeline Utility Assistance Program at +1-800-792-9745

  • Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH)

    +1-800-792-8339 V/TTY

  • Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)


  • Division of Disability Services ( DDS )

    +1-609-292-1210 TTY

  • Division of Family Development (DFD)


  • Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS)


  • Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMAHS)


  • Domestic Violence


  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

    Federal: +1-800-929-1040
    State: +1-888-895-8179

  • Food Stamps


  • Gambling Addiction


  • Good Neighbors – Community Living for People with Disabilities


  • Health Benefits Identification (HBID) Card Unit

    Call if your plastic HBID card is lost or stolen

  • Kinship Navigator Program

    (raising relatives’ children)

  • Legal Services of NJ
    Legal Services of NJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans.
    You can apply for legal help online through their website or call their Toll-Free Statewide Legal Hotline at 1-888-LSNJ-LAW.

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance


  • Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Hotline


  • NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid Call Center


  • NJ Disaster Mental Health Helpline

    +1-877-294-4356 TTY
    (voice callers use 7-1-1 NJ Relay)

  • NJ FamilyCare

    +1-800-701-0720 TTY

  • NJ Housing Resource Center (HRC)

    (for accessible, affordable housing)

  • NJ MentalHealthCares (NJMHC)

    +1-866-202-HELP (4357)
    TTY: +1-877-294-4356

  • NJ WorkAbility – DiscoverAbility

    (from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Mondays thru Fridays)

  • PPMD

    (Postpartum Mood Disorders) Hotline

  • Special Savings

  • State Disability Insurance

    (Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development)
    TDD – +1-609-292-8319
    NJ Relay for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or
    Speech-Impaired Text Telephone User

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Fund

    TDD – +1-609-292-1210
    (from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Mondays thru Fridays)

  • Universal Service Fund (USF)

    (Help with utility bills for low-income families and individuals)

  • Work First NJ

    (Welfare for Families and Individuals)

  • The following Helplines and Hotlines are now part of the Department of Children and Families (DCF)

    Adoption Information

  • Child Abuse/ Neglect Hotline

    (State Central Registry Hotline)
    +1-877-NJ ABUSE

  • Child Behavioral Health Services


  • Division of Youth and Family Services

    (DYFS) Action Line

  • Family Help Line

    (for stressed parents)
    +1-800-THE KIDS

  • Foster Care Information

    +1-877-NJ FOSTER

  • Safe Haven for Infants


  • Teen Pregnancy Hotline

    +1-800-THE KIDS