• Family Crisis Intervention Unit
    732-240-3638
    http://www.oceanresourcenet.org/search
    FCIU Provides free confidential services to Ocean County Residents for Individual and Family Counseling for youth between 10 & 18; 24 hour On-Call Services for Families in Crisis; Court approved, Out-Of-Home placement for extreme circumstances.

    Department of Children and Families
    http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/hotlines/

    Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization System
    877-652-7624
    http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/families/csc/mobile/
    Provides time-limited, crisis intervention and stabilization service to children and youth with emotional or behavioral disturbances that threaten to disrupt their current living arrangements.

    Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)
    866-904-4474
    http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmhs/services/centers/
    Emergency screening assessments and crisis interventions for people experiencing traumatic events.

    Common Ground Grief Center 
    732-606-7477
    www.commongroundgriefcenter.org
    Common Ground Grief Center is a non-profit organization which provides on-going bereavement support groups.

    Focus Adolescent Services
    443-358-4691
    http://www.focusas.com/Suicide.html
    This site offers information and resources on teen and family issues. Hotline numbers and interventions are readily available.

    Compassionate Friends
    www.compassionatefriends.org
    Grief support for the family after the death of a child

    2nd Floor Youth Helpline
    www.2ndfloor.org
    888-222-2228
    This is a Helpline for New Jersey’s youth ages 10-24, offering young people assistance in dealing with any issues they may be facing, including bullying, self esteem, family difficulties substance abuse, dating, and peer relationships.

    NJ Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS)
    http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/about/divisions/dcpp/
    732-255-0700 or 800- 442- 6232 (Toms River)
    732-901-4198 or 866-544-9197 (Lakewood)
    609-292-6920 (Main Number)

    877 NJ ABUSE 
    800-652-2873 (Child abuse/Child Neglect Hotline)
    800 THE KIDS (843-5437) (Family Hotline)
    http://www.nj.gov/dcf/divisions/dyfs
    DYFS helps families and individuals develop a case plan to meet their specific needs including adoption services.

    Runaway Resources Ocean’s Harbor House
    732-929-0660
    www.oceansharborhouse.org
    Provides shelter for youth who may have run away or put out of their homes

    National Runaway Switchboard
    800-RUNAWAY or 800-786-2929
    www.1800runaway.org
    Provides counseling and alternatives to running from home

    Mentoring Programs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County
    732-905-5349
    www.bbbsoc.org

    Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest and largest youth mentoring organization in the United States. Research and anecdotal evidence show specifically that BBBS one-to-one mentoring helps at-risk youth overcome the many challenges they face.

    Parent Support-Parents Anonymous 
    800-843-5437
    www.pa-of-nj.org

    Domestic/Dating Violence Resources
    Domestic Violence Complaints Hotline
    732-929-2019

    National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
    866-331-9474 or 866-331-8453(TTY)
    www.loveisrespect.org 24/7 Support and Assistance

    GAY, LESBIAN & TRANSGENDER RESOURCES, GLBT National Help Center
    888-843-4564
    http://www.glnh.org

    Parents, Families of Lesbians & Gay, PFLAG
    908-814-2155
    www.jerseyshorepflag.org
    Promote the health and well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their families through support to cope with an adverse society

    GAMBLING -Council of Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey 
    800-GAMBLER
    www.800gambler.org
    Help problem and compulsive gamblers and those affected by this illness

    PARENTING/PREGNANCY RESOURCES -Open Door Pregnant Center
    732-240-5504
    www.theopendoor.com
    Parenting program

    Children’s Home Society
    732-905-6363
    www.chsofnj.org
    Pregnancy counseling, birth parent counseling, foster care for pregnant teens which includes shelter, etc.

    Family Planning Center of Ocean County
    732-364-9696
    www.fpcoc.org
    Pregnancy testing and follow-up counseling

    RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCES - St Francis Center Rape Crisis Program
    609-494-1554 Hotline – 609-494-1090 Hotline 732-370-4010
    www.stfrancislbi.org
    Counseling, reporting and intervention

    Contact of Ocean and Monmouth Counties
    732-240-6100 or 609-693-5834
    www.contactocean.org
    24-Hour Crisis hotline