Resources

Youth Suicide Prevention

If your life or someone else’s is in imminent danger, call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call:

The New Jersey Suicide Prevention HOPEline 1-855-654-6735 website

National Suicide Prevention Life Line website

New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention website

Jersey Cares NJ Community Service Portal website

Youth Employment Pathways Program website

New Jersey Strategy for Youth Suicide Prevention PDF

Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools Toolkit

LGBTQI

NJ LGBTQI Resources website

Safe Space Directory PDF

Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs website

Union County Pride website

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: LGBT Youth Resources website

Human Rights Campaign (HRC): Advocating for LGBTQ Equality website

HRC 2018 LGBTQ Youth Report PDF

Stop Bullying.gov: Information for LBGT Youth website

Tips for Parents of LGBTQ Youth website

Supporting Your LGBTQ kids and Yourself During Coming Out Process website

Abuse

Department of Children Protection and Permanency (DCPP)
For reporting allegations of abuse and neglect
1-877-NJ-ABUSE (1-877-543-7864)

DCPP Union County Office – Elizabeth
65 Jackson Drive
Cranford, NJ 07016
908-939-8700
Serving Hillside, Winfield, and Union

DCPP Union County Office – Plainfield
200 West 2nd Street, 4th Floor
Plainfield, NJ 07060
908-754-0952
Serving Berkeley Heights, Clark, Garwood, Fanwood, Mountainside, New Providence, Rahway, Scotch Plains, Springfield, Summit, and Westfield

DCPP Union County Office – Cranford
65 Jackson Dr.
Cranford, NJ 07016
908-374-3800
Serving Kenilworth, Linden, Roselle, and Roselle Park

DCPP SPRU (After 5 pm and the weekends for open DCPP cases)
1-800-792-8610

Union County Family Court
908-787-1650 ext. 21310

Food Pantries

List from the Division on Aging Web page