General Resources for parents and Families

Child Development and Special Needs  

Zero to Three

NJ Parent Link(provides links to various types of services)


Early Intervention System(birth to 3 years)

Family Link(birth to three years)

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network(SPAN)

Autism Speaks

Parent workshops and informational articles may be found at: 

United Way Success by 6

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Oral Health

Nutrition and Physical Activity 

Let’s Move


My Plate

Communicable Diseases/Preventive Health Care

General Child Safety 

Child Health


Mental Health Services 

Directory of Bergen County Mental Health Services

Perform Care(behavioral health for children) 1-877-652-7624

Substance Abuse 

Prevention is Key

Health and Human Service Resources 

NJ 2-1-1is a statewide information and referral service that is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Go to

Bergen County Department of Human Services

New Jersey Regional Crisis Hotlines 

Contact We Care:24/7 Helpline 908-232-2880 Information and referrals, crisis suicidal helpline and listening service and covers Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union Counties. 

Addictions Hotline of NJ:24 hr.: 1-800-238-2333 


Parents Anonymous Helpline-Referral:1-800-THE-KIDS 

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1800-422-4453 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-TALK 

National Runaway Switchboard:1-800-RUNAWAY 

NJ AIDS/STD Hotline:24hr: 1-800-624-2377 

Health Care: 

NJ Family Care

New Jersey State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs and Medicare Part D

NJ Drug Card

Housing Assistance

Additional Resources 

Child and Family Resources

Devereux Center

Children’s Safety Network

Family Support Organization of Bergen County for Families by Families