NEW YORK
SAFE HORIZONS Domestic Violence Hotline:
SAFE HORIZONS Crime Victims Hotline:
SAFE HORIZONS Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline:
Safe Horizon Community Office Contact No.
Brooklyn Bronx Manhattan Queens Staten Island
718-834-6688 718-933-1000 212-316-2100 718-899-1233 718-720-2591
NEW JERSEY
CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT HOTLINE

1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873)|1-800-835-5510
24 hours a day – 7 days a week

Any person having reasonable cause to believe that a child has been abused or neglected has a legal responsibility to report it to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly DYFS). Calls  can be made anonymously.

FAMILY HELPLINE

1-800-THE-KIDS (843-5437)
24 hours a day – 7 days a week

If you’re feeling stressed out, call the Family Helpline 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.

CHILDREN’S SYSTEM OF CARE

1-877-652-7624
24 hours a day – 7 days a week

Call this number to find out about services for children and teens with emotional and behavioral health care challenges and their families.

2NDFLOOR YOUTH HELPLINE

1-888-222-2228|24 hours a day–7 days a week
www.2ndfloor.org

This is a youth helpline serving all youth and young adults in New Jersey. Youth who call are assisted with their daily life challenges by professional staff and trained volunteers. Anonymity and confidentiality are assured except in life-threatening situations. Youth that would rather type than talk can also get support via 2NDFLOOR’s anonymous message board service.

SAFE HAVEN INFANT PROTECTION HOTLINE

1-877-839-2339
24 hours a day – 7 days a week

This is a toll free hotline for distressed parents who wish to give up an unwanted infant anonymously, with no fear of arrest or prosecution. While information will be requested, no names or records are required.

KINSHIP NAVIGATOR PROGRAM

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24 hours a day – 7 days a week

Kinship caregivers are people who have taken on the responsibility for raising their relatives’ children. Grandparents and other relatives can call this number to find out what services may be available to them.

FOSTER HOME RECRUITMENT LINE

1-877-NJ-FOSTER (653-6783)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Many children in New Jersey need temporary homes until their parents are able to care for them or until a permanent home is found. Call to learn how you can open your heart and your home by becoming a foster parent.

ADOPTION HOTLINE

1-800-99-ADOPT (992-3678)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

If you have love to share, consider adopting a child into your family. Call to learn how you can give a child a permanent home by adopting a child with special needs.

DCF INFO LINE

1-855-INFO-DCF (1-855-463-6323)
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

This helpline provides callers with general information about DCF programs and services.

DCF OFFICE OF ADVOCACY

1-877-543-7864
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

This helpline provides a timely response to issues and concerns regarding programs and services provided by DCF.