Services for Children and Families

State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families – Hotlines and Helplines

1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873)
1-800-835-5510 (TTY)

NJ Infant Safe Haven Hotline – Safely and anonymously surrender an infant

24 Hour Hotline – 877-839-2339 –

New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P)

Formerly known as Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS)

24 Hour Hotline – 1-877-NJAbuse – Child Abuse Hotline

24 Hour Hotline – 1-877-543-7864 – Office of Advocacy

2nd Floor Youth Confidential Hotline – Confidential and anonymous helpline for NJ youth and young adults (ages 10-24).

24 Hour Hotline (CALL or TEXT) – 888-222-2228

National Center for Missing/Exploited Children

24 Hour Hotline – 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

New Jersey Child Support Automated Line

24 Hour Hotline – 1-877-655-4371 (1-877-NJKIDS1) –

National Runaway Crisis Line

24 Hour Hotline – 1-800-786-2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY)

Institute for Family Services, NJ 

732-873-1663  –

Family Support Organization of Middlesex County

732-287-8701 –

New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Family Development –  Hotline List

Child Care Help Line – Connects families to the local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies to help families determine if they are eligible for New Jersey’s Subsidy Program, find and locate quality child care services and other child care options.


Family Help Line – If you’re feeling stressed out, call the Family Help Line and work through your frustrations before a crisis occurs. You’ll speak to sensitive, trained volunteers of Parents Anonymous who provide empathic listening about parenting and refer you to resources in your community.
24 Hour Hotline –  1-800-THE KIDS (1-800-843-5437)


Insure Kids Now

An official US Government website which assists with locating free or low-cost health insurance and dental coverage for children and teens all over the US through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669) –