Counseling and Referral Agencies
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road | Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-447-7100
Website:www.bergen.edu
Bergen County's United Way
6 Forest Avenue | Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-291-4050 or call 2-1-1
Fax: 201-291-0681
Website: bergenunitedway.org
• Compassion Fund
• Back to Work Program
• Housing Works
Bergen Regional Medical Center
230 East Ridgewood Ave. | Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-967-4000 or 1-800-730-2762
Website: www.bergenregional.com
Bergen One-Stop Career Center
60 State Street | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: (201) 329-9600 l Fax: (201) 488-2742 | TTY: (201) 996-7385
Website: www.onestopbwc.org
• Emergency assistance
• Home health services
• Medical transportation service
• TANF/WFNJ
• Food stamps
• General assistance (GA)
Centers for Food Action
192 West Demarest Ave. | Englewood, NJ 07631
Phone: (201) 569-1804
Website: www.bcbss.com
• Emergency food
• Homeless prevention
• Utility assistance
Community Resource Council
Phone: 201-343-6543
Website: www.crchelpline.org
Email: crchelpforall@aol.com
• Helpline provides information on a number of services available
Department of Health Services
One Bergen County Plaza 4th Floor | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-634-2600 | Fax: 201-336-6086
Website: www.co.bergen.nj.us
healthdept@co.bergen.nj.us
Department of Human Services
One Bergen County Plaza 2nd Floor | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-336-7474 | Fax: 201-336-7450
Website: www.co.bergen.nj.us

• Alternatives to Domestic Violence
Phone: 201-336-7575 | Fax: 201-336-7555
Hours: M-Th 9:00 a.m.-9:0p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

• Community Transportation
178 Essex St. | Lodi, NJ 07644 Phone: 201-368-5955 | Fax: 201-845-4683
• Disability Services
Phone: 201-336-6500 |TTY: 201-336-6505 Fax: 201-336-6510

• Senior Services / Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Phone: 201-336-7400 or 1-800-222-3737
Fax: 201-336-7424
- Meals-on-Wheels
Phone: 201-336-7420

• Family Guidance
Phone: 201-336-7350 | Fax: 201-336-7370

• Office for Children
Phone: 201-336-7150 | Fax: 201-336-7155

• Veterans Services
Phone: 201-336-6325 | Fax: 201-336-6327

• Special Child Health Services
Phone: 201-634-2621 | Fax: 201-336-7199
Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey
131 Main Street | Hackensack NJ 07601 Phone: 201-489-3552 or 201-489-4692
Email: info@fairhousingnj.org
Website: www.fairhousingnj.org

• Financial counseling
• Education programs
• Investigates discrimination complaints
• Assists in housing search
Greater Bergen Community Action
241 Moore Street | Hackensack, NJ 07601 Phone: 201-968-0200 Fax: 201-968-0240
Website: greaterbergen.org
• Head Start/Early Head Start
Phone: 201-336-1020

• Adult Education and Training
Phone: 973-685-0005 ext. 1050
- English Language Skills
- High School Equivalency prep
- Career training & job placement
- Civics Education

• Housing
- Weatherization Assistance
- Residential Programs
transitional housing for adults, adolescents, families
Permanent housing for chronic homeless
Transitional housing substance abuse treatment for adult males

• Asset Development Programs
- 1st Bergen Federal Credit Union
- Homeless Prevention Programs
- Financial Education
- Housing Counseling (GBHC)
Greater Bergen Housing Coalition (GBHC)
316 State Street | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-5100 or 201-488-6767
Fax: 201-342-7452

• Counseling in landlord-tenant disputes
• Homeless Prevention Program
• Home Energy Assistance Program
Housing, Health & Human Services Center
120 South River St. | Hackensack, NJ 07601 Phone: 201-336-6475
Fax: 201-488-9298
habcnj.org

• Homeless prevention
• Temporary shelter
• Wellness Program
• Meals (11:30am – 12:30pm; 5pm- 6pm)
HIP- Heightened Independence & Progress
131 Main St., Suite 120 | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-996-9100 | TDD: 201-996-9424
Fax: 201- 996-9422
Website:hipcil.org
Email: ber@hipcil.org
• Advocacy in housing, employment and financial benefits
• Independent Living Skills Training
• Peer support
Mental Health Law Project
One Bergen County Plaza 4th fl. | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-634-2762 | Fax: 201-336-6089
• Free legal services for individuals with primary diagnosis of mental illness
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Northeast NJ Legal Services
190 Moore Street | Hackensack, NJ 07601 Phone: (201) 487-2166
Website: lsnj.org
• Free legal services to low income people
Urban League for Bergen
40 N Van Brunt Street #28B | Englewood, NJ 07631
Phone: (201) 568-4988
Fax: (201) 568-4989
Website: ulbcnj.org
• Job Readiness
• 1st time homebuyers
• Young Professionals

Resources and Hotlines:

Alcohol & Drug Addictions Resource Center: 1-800-390-4056
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Helpline:
1-800-331-2900
Addictions Hotline: 1-800-238-2333
Adult Protective Services: 1-800-624-0275
Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 1-877-652-2873
Domestic Violence: 201-336-7575
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233
Family Helpline: 1-800-843-5437
Health & Human Services Helpline: 2-1-1
Homeless Prevention: 201-336-6490
Juvenile /Family Crisis Unit: 201-336-7360

NJHELPS.ORG

Psychiatric Emergency Screening: 201-262-HELP (4357)
Parents Anonymous: 1-800–843-5437
Red Cross: 973-797-3300
Safe Haven Infant Protection: 1-877-839-2339
Sexual Violence Helpline: 1-800-221-5168
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Unemployment: 201-601-4100
Youth Helpline: 1-888-222-2228