New Jersey Warm Lines

When you are in need of preventative and non-emergency person-to-person phone help, information, support and resources, warm lines are there to help you. In case of an emergency, of course, it is always important to call 911. Now you can find out about the most important warm lines and how they can aid you or somebody else in need!

NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources): This is a 24-hour information line for New Jersey State, community services, and resources. You can either dial 211 or 1-877-652-1148 or initiate a live chat online on the NJ 211 website homepage.

Office of Advocacy (NJ Department of Children & Families): This is a helpline to assist parents, caregivers, and service providers with questions regarding the safety and well-being of children. The number to call is 1-877-543-7864.

NJ Department of Health: There are toll free numbers for some of the following services:

  • AIDS/HIV hotline: 1-800-624-2377
  • Birth/Death/Vital Records: 1-866-649-8726
  • Charity Care: 1-866-588-5696
  • Complaints about Health Care Facilities: 1-800-792-9770
  • Consumer Reports on Health Care Quality: 1-800-418-1397
  • Department of Health: 1-800-367-6543
  • Early Intervention System: 1-888-653-4463
  • Environmental Health and Radon: 1-800-792-8831
  • Family Health: 1-800-328-3838
  • Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
  • Vital Records: 1-866-649-8726
  • WIC: 1-800-328-3838

NJ Department of Human Services: There are toll free numbers for some of the following services:

  • Addictions Hotline of NJ: 1-800-238-2333
  • Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund: 1-800-335-3863
  • Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired: 1-877-685-8878
  • Child Support Hotline: 1-877-655-4371
  • Division of Developmental Disabilities: 1-800-832-9173
  • Division of Mental Health Services: 1-800-382-6717
  • Domestic Violence: 1-800-572-7233
  • Food Stamps: 1-800-687-9512
  • NJ FamilyCare: 1-800-701-0710
  • Adoption Information: 1-800-992-3678
  • Foster Care Information: 1-877-653-6783
  • Teen Pregnancy Hotline: 1-800-843-5437

NJ Department of Children & Families: The following are toll free numbers for New Jersey child safety and parenting services:

  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-835-5510
  • Children’s System of Care: 1-877-652-7624
  • 2nd Floor Youth Helpline: 1-888-222-2228
  • Safe Haven Infant Protection Hotline: 1-877-839-2339
  • NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-601-7200
  • Women’s Referral Central: 1-800-322-8092
  • Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund: 1-800-335-3863
  • Gambling Addiction: 1-800-426-2537
  • Support for Working Families: 1-877-951-9514

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse: This is a referral line for various parent and family support and self-help services; there is also assistance available to start a group in your community. You can call 1-800-367-6274.

NJ Office of Vital Statistics and Registry: This is the number you contact to order a birth certificate. Call 1-866-649-8726.

La Leche League of New Jersey: This number offers mother-to-mother breastfeeding support 24 hours a day. On their website, they have numbers listed by specific region.

NJ Early Intervention System: This is a referral line for early intervention services of developmental and early learning assistance. The number is 1-888-653-4463.

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network: This is support for parents of children with special education and health care needs through advocacy and peer support services. Call 1-800-654-SPAN.

Mom2Mom: This is the 24-hour helpline for mothers with children with special needs. It provides mom-to-mom support for mothers as caregivers, including mental health and wellness needs. Call 1-877-914-6662.