Family Crisis Intervention Unit
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
Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization System
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)
Emergency screening assessments and crisis interventions for people experiencing traumatic events.
Common Ground Grief Center
Common Ground Grief Center is a non-profit organization which provides on-going bereavement support groups.
Focus Adolescent Services
This site offers information and resources on teen and family issues. Hotline numbers and interventions are readily available.
Grief support for the family after the death of a child
2nd Floor Youth Helpline
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)
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)
DYFS helps families and individuals develop a case plan to meet their specific needs including adoption services.
Runaway Resources Ocean’s Harbor House
Provides shelter for youth who may have run away or put out of their homes
National Runaway Switchboard
800-RUNAWAY or 800-786-2929
Provides counseling and alternatives to running from home
Mentoring Programs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County
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
Domestic/Dating Violence Resources
Domestic Violence Complaints Hotline
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
Parents, Families of Lesbians & Gay, PFLAG
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
Help problem and compulsive gamblers and those affected by this illness
PARENTING/PREGNANCY RESOURCES -Open Door Pregnant Center
Children’s Home Society
Pregnancy counseling, birth parent counseling, foster care for pregnant teens which includes shelter, etc.
Family Planning Center of Ocean County
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
Counseling, reporting and intervention
Contact of Ocean and Monmouth Counties
732-240-6100 or 609-693-5834
24-Hour Crisis hotline