Dial 2-1-1 for Help in NJ

Call 4-1-1 for directory assistance, 9-1-1 for an emergency, and now you can call 2-1-1 for...anything....really.

2-1-1 offers the following services to residents:

  • Human Services: food banks, shelters, rent assistance, etc

  • Senior/Disability Support: adult day care, Meals on Wheels, transportation, etc

  • Children, Youth and Family Support: childcare, after school program, mentoring, tutoring, summer camps, etc

  • Physical and Mental Health Resources: Medicaid/Medicare, maternity, crisis intervention, support groups, etc

  • Employment: financial assistance, job training, etc
This service was implemented in 2005 and is offered state-wide. The 2-1-1 number is available in 41 states.

If you wish to donate to this service, click here.

To volunteer with 2-1-1, click here.

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