Places that Help: New Jersey
Updated: November 6, 2023
Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
c/o 180, Turning Lives Around, Inc.
1 Bethany Road, Building 3, Suite 42
Hazlet, NJ 07730
(888) 222-2228 (Helpline call or text, 24 hours)
(732) 264-1703 (TTY)
2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous youth helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults. The 24-hour hotline can address issues such as bullying, dating abuse, mental health, eating disorders/body image, health, LGBTQI, sex and sexuality, and substance use and abuse. Services are available in English and Spanish.
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
The New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault represents the state’s 21 county-based sexual violence programs. The Coalition’s website offers a directory of sexual violence programs by county as well as resources for sexual violence survivors. Does not provide direct services.
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence
The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV) is a statewide coalition of domestic violence service programs and concerned individuals whose purpose and mission is to end domestic violence in New Jersey. NJCEDV provides training and technical assistance to domestic violence advocates and community partners. Their website includes a directory of domestic violence programs throughout the state, which can be filtered by county and type of program. Does not provide direct services.
New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 572-7233 (24-hour helpline)
(609) 528-7216 (Deaf helpline)
(855) 812-1001 (videophone for Deaf survivors, or text LOVEIS to
The 24-hour statewide hotline provides access to domestic violence information and services, including crisis intervention, referral, and advocacy. The hotline is bilingual and accessible to Deaf and hearing-impaired persons.
New Jersey Sexual Assault Hotline
(800) 601-7200 (24 hours)
The 24-hour statewide hotline connects individuals affected by sexual violence with professionals that provide assistance and referrals.
973) 777-7638, ext. 300
Project SARAH works to overcome cultural, legal and religious barriers confronting victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. They provide free treatment and therapy to victims, connecting them with a broad array of services. Project SARAH serves as a link between victims of abuse in the Jewish community and the support systems and resources available to them. They offer a variety of support groups and prevention training. They can also connect survivors with culturally specific legal representation and funds for restraining order hearings, obtaining a divorce, and custody issues.
Women’s Referral Central Hotline
Center for Family Services
The Women’s Referral Central Hotline is a statewide service of the Center for Family Services. The Hotline provides referrals for issues of concern to women in New Jersey including, but not limited to, abuse, legal or medical issues, and homelessness. The Hotline can also provide referrals for issues such as substance use, postpartum depression, health questions, and information for the LGBTQIA+ community.
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