REPORTING CHILD ABUSE IN NEW JERSEY

Anyone with reasonable cause to believe a child is being abused should immediately call the Child Abuse Hotline. If the child is in immediate danger, call 911 OR 1 (877) NJ ABUSE. You can call anonymously and do not need proof to report an allegation of child abuse. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

THE NEW JERSEY COALITION TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

(800) 572-7233; 24 hr. helpline, resource center, training for DVS members, attorney on staff for referrals, email info@njcedv.org

HEALTHY FAMILIES

Voluntary home visitation program for first time moms living in Long Branch, Perth Amboy, Asbury Park and surrounding communities, during pregnancy and first 3 months after birth parents receive curriculum, resources, job training and troubleshooting, will assist with Contact: VNA of Central Jersey Healthy Families, Lisa Revels (732) 502-5157, Desiree Williams-Brown (732) 502-5156, Contact: VNA Parents as Teachers, Colleen Nelson (732) 768- 6113, Jennifer Melara (732) 362-8040; Mon¾Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 with exception of home visits

ATLANTIC MEDICAL IMAGING

(833) 823- 6533, October only; free mammograms for uninsured women 40 years and older, appointment only, Rt. 34 S, Wall, 2399 Ramshorne, Manasquan, Women’s Center 495 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, call Kathy Digirolam; visit www.atlanticmedicalimaging.com

NEW JERSEY SELF HELP GROUP CLEARINGHOUSE

(800) 367-6274; free information on state, national and online self-help groups; visit www.njgroups.org

PERFORM CARE / MOBILE RESPONSE

(affiliated with the NJ children’s System of Care)—(877) 652-7624; 24/7 assistance available, in-home counseling services for children with behavioral issues 5-21 years of age, no referral needed, parent authorization required; visit www.performcarenj.org

NJ MENTAL HEALTH CARES HELPLINE

(866) 202-4357; confidential mental health information, referrals, housing, and rehabilitation, referrals for: legal, housing, employment, rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient, self-help, counseling, psychoeducation, and advocacy; visit www.njmentalhealthcares.org

NJ FAMILY CARE

1 (800) 701-0710; affordable health care coverage for children and low-income parents and guardians, Mon—Thurs 8 am-8 pm, Fri 8 am-5 pm; visit www.njfamilycare.org

Long Branch

MONMOUTH FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

270 Broadway; adult and pediatric primary care, podiatry; 80 Pavilion Ave; obstetrics and gynecology, call (732) 413-2030 to schedule an appointment, (732) 923-7100 (nurses and administration); visit www.mfhcnj.org

SCHOOL BASED YOUTH SERVICES

(732) 728-9533, 422 Westwood Ave, basic health care for students, free STD testing, Mon—Fri 7:20 am-2:45 pm

FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES

(732) 222-9111, 191 Bath Ave; home care, nursing, adult protective services, respite and state respite care, Medicare assistance, Mon—Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; visit fscmonmouth.org

MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER: CRISIS HOTLINE

(732) 923-6999; screening center for all of Monmouth County, screening/crisis unit available 24/7, referrals; visit www.mfhcnj.org

COASTAL MONMOUTH MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE FOR THE PREVENTION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

(732) 571-6511, 279 Broadway; provides prevention education, referrals, and intervention services, contact Shannon Berry

POLLAK CLINIC

(732) 923-6500, 75 N Bath Ave; outpatient counseling for those with psychiatric, emotional, and substance abuse issues, medication management, ages 5 to adult, contact Barbara Bunkley, (732) 923-5270, Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm; visit rwjbh.org/monmouth-medical-center

COMMUNITY CONNECTION

(732) 923-5220, 75 N Bath Ave; adult partial hospitalization program provides therapeutic and educational services for those with mental illness, addictions, and disabled, full and half day programs for successful transition for returning to work, school, or less restrictive levels of care, 18 years of age and older, contact Kathy Tannehill (723) 923-5253

PAVILION IOP

(732) 923-6891, 300 2nd Ave; Adult Intensive Outpatient Program for MICA and regular psychiatric care, 18 years of age and older, contact Paul Wright (732) 923-6891

PHILIP HOUSE

(732) 870-8500, 190 Chelsea Ave; Intensive Outpatient Program Mon, Wed, Thurs 10 am-12 pm or 6-9 pm, Outpatient Program Tues 9-10 am or 6-7 pm, substance abuse evaluations, call between 8 am-6 pm

Asbury Park

VNA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

(732) 774-6333, 1301 Main St; provides primary and prenatal care to Monmouth County residents with Medicaid/Medicare, appointments required; visit vnachc.org

MERCY CENTER

(732) 774-9397, 1106 Main St; counseling services available for substance abuse, relapse, alcohol and drug addiction, parenting classes; visit www.mercycenternj.org

JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILD SERVICES

(732) 774-6886, 705 Summerfield Ave; substance abuse and addictions counseling and treatment, geriatric counseling services, support groups, anger management, domestic violence and parenting programs Mon¾Fri 9 am-4 pm; visit jfcsmonmouth.org

Eatontown

FAMILY BASED SERVICES ASSOCIATION OF NJ, INC.

(732) 542-4502, 6 Industrial Way West, Suite 823; assists with child behavioral health services, resource and referrals, family support groups, parenting programs, early intervention, recreational activities, and peer to peer support, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; visit fbsanj.org

JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILD SERVICES

(732) 935-1881, 1 Main St, Suite 301; substance abuse and addictions counseling and treatment, geriatric counseling services, support groups, anger management, domestic violence and parenting programs; visit jfcsmonmouth.org

Freehold

PAUL M. MCGUIRE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

(732) 409-0133, 133 Throckmorton Street and 12 Avenue A;  Primary Care Centers accepts insurance including Medicaid/Medicare and offers a sliding scale based on income toresidents of Monmouth County

MONMOUTH COUNTY IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM

Monmouth County Human Services Program (732) 431-7456, x 8516, 3000 Koslowski Rd; services for all children 2 months to 18 years of age who are uninsured, $15 if not covered, Mon 9 am-11:30 am, 1-3:30 pm, appointments only; visit www.visitmonmouth.com

Hazlet

180, TURNING LIVES AROUND

Hotline for victims of domestic violence (888) 843-9262, hotline for victims of sexual assault (888) 264-7273; deaf and hearing impaired text: (732) 977-2766; visit www.180nj.org

2ND FLOOR YOUTH HELPLINE

(888)-222-2228 a program of 180 Turning Lives Around for youths between 10 and 24, www.2ndfloor.org

YMCA

(732) 290-9040, 166 Main St; individual, family, filial, and play therapy, family support and training. Mon and Tues 9 am-5 pm, Wed and Thurs, 11 am-7 pm, Fri 9 am-3 pm, Sat 10 am-12 pm; visit cymca.org

Morganville

JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILD SERVICES

(732) 536-0050, 25 Kilmer Drive, Bldg. 3; substance abuse and addictions treatment, geriatric counseling services, support groups, anger management, domestic violence and parenting programs, www.jfcsmonmouth.org

Shrewsbury

PARKER FAMILY HEALTH CLINIC

(732) 212-0777, 211 Shrewsbury Ave; free primary care and vaccinations for uninsured residents of Monmouth County, Mon and Wed 9 am-5 pm, Tues and Thurs 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sat 8 am-12 pm, vaccinations on Tues and Thurs by appt. only, proof of Monmouth County residency and income required

CPC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

(732) 842-2000, 270 Hwy 35; counseling and special education services for individuals who have mental health concerns, substance abuse, and disabilities, also a partial care intensive program, Mon¾Thurs 8 am-9 pm, Fri 8 am-5 pm; visit www.cpcbhc.org

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

(732) 842-9300, 69 Newman Springs Rd; Mon and Tues 9 am-4:30 pm, Wed 10 am-6 pm, Thurs 11 am-7:30 pm, Fri 10 am-4:30 pm, pregnancy testing, preventative care, yearly exams, STI testing and counseling, family planning; visit www.plannedparenthood.org

MONMOUTH COUNTY MOSQUITO EXTERMINATION COMMISSION

(732) 542-3630, 1901 Wayside Rd; Mon—Fri 7 am-4 pm, tick identification, call for details and fee; visit www.visitmonmouth.com

300 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 07740 

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