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Places that Help: New Jersey
This page has contact information for programs that offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. If you plan to contact a program via email, please review our Safety when using email page first.
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Please note that we list the organizations by the town, city or county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or counties. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.
Alternatives to Domestic Violence
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
The Alternatives to Domestic Violence program is a division of the Bergen County Department of Human Services, exclusively devoted to domestic violence intervention. The ADV operates a 24-hour crisis line, offers counseling, including individual, group, and family counseling, provides legal advocacy and assistance, court appearance preparation and court accompaniment.
Center for Hope and Safety
(201) 498-9247 (Office)
(201) 836-3071 (TTY)
Runs a 24-hour emergency hotline for crisis intervention, counseling and referrals, operates an emergency shelter program for women and children, provides court and legal assistance, transitional housing, and a children’s program. Services are also available in Spanish.
Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities
(877) 871-7551 (Toll free)
(609) 394-5181 (office)
(609) 394-3202 (access telephone line)
Provides a 24 hour emergency hotline for crisis intervention, counseling and referrals, operates an emergency shelter program for women and children, provides court and legal assistance, transitional housing, and a children’s program.
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