Community Resources

Please explore the links provided below that include a variety of resources, activities, and information for the weeks to come.


PerformCare partners with the New Jersey Children's System of Care (CSOC) to coordinate the care of your child. We are committed to helping children with behavioral, mental health, or emotional challenges gain access to the services they need.

Parents, family members, school employees, mental health providers and other professionals helping children and families can contact PerformCare on behalf of a youth in need of a referral. The parent or legal guardian of the child must still give consent for the child to receive services.

Find out more about behavioral health services available in New Jersey. If your child is currently experiencing a behavioral health crisis, please call us right away at 1-877-652-7624.

If you are involved in an immediate life-threatening situation, emergency, or any serious behavioral health problem that, if not dealt with right away, could lead to your child being harmed or possibly harming someone else, please dial 911.

National Suicide Prevention LifelineOpens a new window — 1-800-273-8255

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.

New Jersey Hopeline — 1-855-654-6735

The Hopeline is New Jersey's 24/7 peer support and suicide prevention hotline. The specialists at the NJ Hopeline are available to provide confidential phone counseling, support and referrals to local resources to help youth and families get through difficult times.

2NDFLOOR — New Jersey’s youth helpline – 1-888-222-2222

The New Jersey statewide youth helpline, 2NDFLOOR, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to youth and young adults ages 10 – 24 to help find solutions to the problems they face at home, school or play.

The helpline is supervised at all times by a mental health professional. Youth are provided with relevant and appropriate links to information and services to address their social, emotional and physical needs. Calls to the 2NDFLOOR youth helpline are anonymous and confidential, except in life-threatening situations.

Family Success Centers

 The New Jersey Division of Children and Families funds a statewide network of Family Success Centers as “one-stop” shops in each county that provide wrap-around resources and supports for families before they find themselves in crisis.

Evolution Family Success Center
2850 Federal Street
Camden City, NJ 08105

Promise Neighborhood
Family Success Center
580 Benson Street
Camden City, NJ 08103

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)— 1-800-950-6264

 NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI is an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid- 1-800-701-0710

 New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance program - includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. Qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low cost health insurance that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services and even hospitalization.

NJ Helps

The NJ Helps Services Home Page is designed to give consumers a “one-stop” shopping resource for the wide range of programs, information and services provided by the Department of Human Services and its partners, to assist individuals, families and communities in throughout the State of New Jersey.

SAMHSA National HelplineOpens a new window — 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s Treatment Referral Routing Service Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information in English and Spanish about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention and recovery.

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network

The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) is an independent 501(c) (3) organization that is a “1 stop” for New Jersey families. SPAN is committed to empowering families as advocates and partners in improving education, health and behavioral health outcomes for children and youth.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD) — 1-800-233-4050

CHADD is a national nonprofit, tax-exempt Section 501(c) (3) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.


Stop Bullying

Managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information from various government agencies on the definitions of bullying and cyberbullying, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

New Jersey Department of Education – Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB)

 This page provides information and resources to aid schools in the establishment of HIB policies, the adoption of HIB program strategies, the implementation of proactive responses to HIB and the adoption of effective HIB reporting procedures.

NJ Coalition for Bullying Awareness Prevention – 1-908-522-2581

Garden State Equality Anti-Bullying Hotline– 1-877-652-8559 (1-877-NJ-BULLY)

Mental Health

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)- 1-888-829-2483

 The mission of DBSA is to improve the lives of people living with a mood disorder, and their loved ones. DBSA is affiliated with mood-disorder self-help support groups throughout New Jersey. 

National Alliance for Grieving Children– 1-866-432-1542

 The National Alliance for Grieving Children lists grief support service providers who serve children, teens and their families.

NJ Helps

The NJ Helps Services Home Page is designed to give consumers a “one-stop” shopping resource for the wide range of programs, information and services provided by the Department of Human Services and its partners, to assist individuals, families and communities in throughout the State of New Jersey.

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