Important Links

To Report  Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect:  1-877-NJ-Abuse  (1-877-652-2873)

Other Resources

  • Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) works with local, state and federal leaders to identify and implement changes that will benefit New Jersey’s children.
    Their work results in better laws and policies, more effective funding and stronger services for children and families. This means more children are given the chance to grow up safe, healthy and educated.

  • To facilitate the empowerment of parents and caregivers of children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges through a community-based, family centered, culturally competent system of support, education and advocacy. Family Support Organizations (FSO’s) are family-run, county-based organizations that provide direct family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy to family members of children with emotional and behavioral challenges.

  • Organization provide services, support and training opportunities for foster, adoptive and kinship families, and others having the responsibility for and/or the interest in the well-being of children.

  • Their mission is to ensure a high quality of life for those in and from foster care through the collective voice of alumni.

  • Legal Services in New Jersey embraces the vision of full access to essential civil legal aid for all economically disadvantaged people who cannot secure a lawyer on their own. This belief in the importance of legal assistance to indigent people stems from an underlying concern with fairness, and a conviction that important legal needs of individuals should be addressed.

  • Site provides a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for families in Morris and Sussex Counties, New Jersey.

  • Norwescap's work throughout northwestern New Jersey empowers thousands of individuals and families to move away from the crisis of poverty, and towards a future where they can thrive.

  • PerformCare New Jersey is the Contracted System Administrator (CSA) for the State of New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families, Children’s System of Care (CSOC). PerformCare is the single point of access to a wide array of behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disability services as well as substance use treatment for youth and families throughout New Jersey.

  • Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey (PCA-NJ) promotes great childhoods, positive parenting and healthy child development. Founded in 1979, their evidence-based programs throughout the state are dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect in all forms for all New Jersey children.

  • The Sussex County Prosecutor's Office of Victim Witness Advocacy's mission is to ensure that victims of crimes are treated with fairness, compassion, and respect by the criminal justice system as mandated by Paragraph 22, Article 1 of the New Jersey Constitution. In order to accomplish this mission, the Unit provides services to assist victims and witnesses in coping with the aftermath of victimization and help make their participation in the criminal justice system less difficult and burdensome. Additionally, information on crime victims' rights and the impact of crime on victims is disseminated to the public, law enforcement, and social service agencies in order to help broaden the understanding and assistance of crime victims.