Assistance for Residents and Businesses

The State of New Jersey is providing guidance to all businesses being impacted by COVID-19.

Please refer to the following link:

Topics covered include operations guidance, economic assistance for business, benefits for impacted individuals, and more.

State Unemployment Insurance

Visit , or call the following phone numbers:

For residents who have general health-related questions on the COVID-19 Virus, you may find answers online at by calling the 24/7 hotline at 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 if using an out-of-state phone line.

24/7 Emergency Psychiatric Crisis Intervention Services

  • Mobile Community Outreach for Adults: 908-994-7131
  • Union County Mobile Response and Stabilization for Children: 1-877-652-7624
  • RWJ University Hospital: 732-381-4200
  • Overlook Hospital: 908-522-2000

Other 24/7 Crisis Services

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255
  • NJ HOPELINE (for emotional distress):1-855-654-6735
  • Vet 2 Vet (for any New Jersey veteran): 1-866-838-7654
  • Vets 4 Warriors (national — for any veteran who has served in war): 1-855-838-8255
  • Substance Abuse (ReachNJ): 1-844-732-2465
  • Cop 2 Cop (law enforcement officers) 1-866-267-2267

Assistance with Emotional Distress

  • NJ Mental Health Cares: 1-866-202-4357 (8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
  • The Peer Recovery WarmLine 1-877-292-5588 (8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
  • Mom2Mom, for mothers with special needs children: 1-877-914-6662 (8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; or leave a message after hours for a call-back)
  • Care2Caregiver, for family members caring for family member with memory loss, Alzheimer’s, dementia or a related disorder: 1-800-424-2494 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Worker2Worker, for New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency employees: 1-855-327-7482 (8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
  • NJ Peer Recovery: 1-833-422-2765 or TTY 711 (currently 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; will expand to 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. as of March 26)

Support for School Staff and Their Families

  • Aid NJEA: 1-866-243-6532 (Monday-Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Friday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

General Information about COVID-19

  • New Jersey Department of Health: 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253.
  • New Jersey Poison Control Center in partnership with 211: 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253.
  • Members of the public can also text questions to NJCOVID to 898-211, or receive live text assistance by texting their zip code to NJCOVID to 898-211.

El Estado de New Jersey esta proporcionando una pauta a todos los negocios impactaos por el COVID-19. Por favor de conectarse al enlance:

Los topicos cubiertos incluyen las guias a seguir en las siguientes operaciones, asistencia economica para los negocios, beneficios para los individuos que han sido impactados, y mas.

Para aplicar a la Oficina de Desempleo del Estado, por favor visite la pagina , o llame a los siguientes numeros de telefonos:

  • NORTE de NEW JERSEY: 201-601-4100 
  • CENTRO de NEW JERSEY: 732-761-2020 

Aquellos residentes que tienen preguntas sobre asuntos de salud relacionados con el COVID-19 Virus, pueden encontrar sus respuestas en la pagina llamando  24/7 al numero 1-800-222-1222 o 1-800-962-1253 si estan usando una linea fuera del estado de New Jersey.