Community Resource Directory

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Call this resource hotline for basic needs, family matters, emergency preparedness, help in hard times, and ways to give help. If an emergency, call 911!


What is Code Blue?

When the temperature dips below freezing, it is deemed unsafe and warming stations open for the homeless population.

Ocean County Board of Social Services/Homeless Hotline:  732-240-6100

Ocean County:

ocean's harbor house homeless adults code blue resourcesLakewood Community Center

20 East 4th St

Open: 6:00 pm – 8:00 am Walk-ins accepted

Riverwood Park Recreation Center

Riverwood Drive (off Whitesville Road)
Toms RiverNJ
Open: 5:30 pm – 8:30 am
Special instructions: Shuttle pick up from Toms River Park and Ride at 5:00 pm
​​​​​​Walk-ins accepted at warming center location

Other NJ Counties: click here

Other Housing

Providence House (Housing for victims of domestic violence and their children) 732-244-8259

Emergency Hotlines

Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Child Abuse Reporting (DCP&P) 1-877-NJ ABUSE

Trevor Project (24-hour hotline for LBGTQI youth in crisis) 1-866-488-7386

St. Francis Counseling Center (sexual abuse assault 24/7 hotline) 609-494-1090

Runaway Safeline 1-800-Runaway (1-800-786-2929)

National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888

Community Resources

Resource Hotline – Dial 211
(Emergencies, disasters, crisis, food, health, housing & utilities, human trafficking, employment, reentry, and veterans)

CONTACT of Ocean and Monmouth Counties 732-240-6100
(24/7 warm line crisis intervention phone service)

Board of Social Services 732-349-1500
(Income assistance programs, medicaid programs, and social & support programs)

PerformCare (Adolescent Housing Hub) 732-341-9700 ext. 7502
(Counseling, vision screens, and STI testing)

Family Planning Center 732-349-9696
(Birth control; STI testing; cancer testing; women, men, and adolescent health care)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 1-800-662-4357

Psychiatric Emergency Screening Service (PESS)
1-866-904-4474 (Ocean) or 732-866-4474 (Monmouth)

One Stop Career Center 732-240-5995
(Resume assistance, job training, and interviewing assistance)

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